Tribes Agreements

Here at Don Riggio, all students are held to the following five agreements:

THE TRIBES™ AGREEMENTS –

A NEW WAY OF BEING TOGETHER

ATTENTIVE LISTENING: To pay close attention to one another’s expression of ideas, opinions and feelings; to check for understanding; and to let others know that they have been heard

APPRECIATION/NO PUT-DOWNS: To treat others kindly; to state appreciation for unique qualities, gifts, skills and contributions; to avoid negative remarks, name-calling, hurtful gestures and behaviors

 RIGHT TO PASS AND TO PARTICIPATE: To have the right to choose when and to what extent one will participate in a group activity; to observe quietly if not participating actively; and to choose whether to offer observations later to a group when asked to do so

 MUTUAL RESPECT: To affirm the value and uniqueness of each person; to recognize and appreciate individual and cultural differences; and offer feedback that encourages growth.

 DO YOUR BEST