Madison Middle School

Middle School
Student Life

Bulldog BARK

The Bulldog BARK is Madison’s school-wide expectations for student behavior. Our goal is for all students to grow as upstanding citizens this year by practicing and exhibiting the behaviors outlined in the BARK. 

When we BARK, we are:

  • B eing prepared
  • A lways safe
  • R especting self and others
  • K ind all around

In the Classroom , we BARK by…

Being Prepared to Learn

  • Bringing materials and supplies to class
  • Being seated with materials before the bell rings
  • Starting on assigned task right away
  • Asking questions
  • Using personal devices only as permitted

Always Being Safe

  • Keeping backpacks in lockers
  • Keeping hands, feet, and objects to ourselves always
  • Asking adults for help solving problems

Respecting Self and Others

  • Following adult instructions the first time give
  • Using one voice at a time
  • Actively listening to each other
  • Keeping our community space clean

Kindness is Key​

  • Using school-appropriate language
  • Giving adults the time and space to help other students manage their behavior
  • Showing support in words and actions
  • Keeping an open mind