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The Issaquah Middle School mascot is the Panther. 

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School Motto

Take Care of One Another and Be Kind


The IMS Way








Expectation School Wide Hallways Commons/Lunch Room Courtyard Library Assemblies Office Restrooms
Be Safe
  • Walk
  • Keep eyes forward when walking
  • Keep hands and feet to self
  • Stay on campus "Bell to Bell"
  • Keep self/property from crossing railing
  • Walk directly to your destination
  • Stay to the right when walking
  • Move carefully and patiently on stairways
  • Walk
  • Keep hands, feet, food, utensils and other items to self
  • Follow directions from all adults
  • Remain in lunch areas until released by an adult
  • Do not crowd at exit
  • Walk
  • Use equipment appropriately
  • Walk
  • Keep hands and feet to self
  • Use technology appropriately
  • Sit in seat safely
  • Keep hands and feet to self
  • Enter and exit in a calm and orderly manner
  • Walk
  • Follow directions from the staff
  • Stay in the student area
  • Report problems to staff immediately
  • Wash your hands
Be Respectful
and Kind
  • Respect school/personal property
  • Use appropriate language
  • Observe “No Gum” rule
  • Respect people’s property
  • Use an inside voice
  • Use appropriate and positive language
  • Use an inside voice
  • Maintain position in line
  • Keep eating area clean
  • Use appropriate and positive language
  • Listen to the adults
  • Follow rules of games
  • Problem solve
  • Show sportsmanship
  • Use a quiet voice
  • Help others find books and resources
  • Listen to TAs
  • Listen to all adults
  • Offer to help staff and peers
  • Listen attentively to speaker
  • Use applause appropriately (volume/length)
  • Respect “personal space” of others
  • Be patient
  • Use an inside voice
  • Listen to all adults
  • Keep social talking out of bathroom
  • Respect privacy
Be Responsible
  • Cell phones off and away "Bell to Bell"
  • Headphones in locker
  • Be on time
  • Follow dress code
  • Leave bag in locker
  • Follow “10-and-10” rules for leaving class
  • If it's during class, carry a pass
  • Return trays to kitchen
  • Clean up food and trash
  • Dispose of items in the correct places
  • Food and drink in commons only
  • Return trays and other equipment
  • Clean up food and trash
  • Dispose of items in the correct places
  • Push in your chair when you leave
  • Use book cart to reshelf books
  • Read the open/close sign
  • Maintain an academic focus
  • Use computers for academic use only
  • Voice off when someone is talking
  • Stay with your teacher
  • Follow all directions
  • Unless in an emergency, request an
    appointment and bring your pass
    when you are called to the office
  • Wait for appointments in class,
    not in the office
  • Use bathroom in appropriate
    and timely manner
  • Flush
  • Keep things clean