Flandreau Indian School

Dorm Rules

Learn the dormitory rules and standards of living for the girl's and boy's dorms, as well as the privileges and requirements to live in the honor dorm. 


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Girl's Dorm

Standards of Living

Dormitory Living

  1. Students will report to the respective dorms for a roll check between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm daily.
  2. The exits of the girl's dormitory are out-of-bounds for the boys and is the same for girls in the boys dorm exits. The main entrances of the dormitories and Dining Hall exits are to be used for passageways only. 
  3. Lights and outlets in the dormitories will be turned off Sunday through Thursday at 10:30pm. 
  4. Except for special activities, no student will be permitted out of the dormitory after 9:30pm. Bed checks will be at 10:30pm, except for Friday and Saturday nights, when bed checks will be taken at 11:30pm.
  5. Honor Dormitory: The program details are available from the Dormitory Managers. One wing in each dormitory is being reserved as a start of the Honor Dorm. Regarding time, the Honor Dorm areas' lights and outlets will be turned off at 11:00pm prior to school days. On Friday, Saturday and nights preceding legal Holidays the lights may be left on until  1:00am if students have a reason to be up late.
  6. Snacks will be available for the students in each Dormitory on each night of the week.  However, house officers must assume the responsibility, through their Dormitory Mangers, for snack selection, procurement, serving and control.
  7. Students desiring to improve the appearance and livability of their dormitory home can expect full support and  cooperation from the staff. Extensive changes must be approved by a committee composed of the Housing Officer, Dormitory Manager, Student Services Director and a consulting member of the Facilities Management staff. Whenever possible supplies and materials will be made available for approved projects.
  8. All sleeping room doors will remain open following lights out.
  9. Quiet hour/Study hour will be one hour preceding bedtime on Sunday through Thursday.
     

Dormitory Rules

The dormitory rules do not permit the following, and in the event these incidents occur you can expect a staff member to discuss the incident with you.

  1. Chewing (tobacco) anywhere in the dormitory
  2. Failure to return or misuse recreation equipment
  3. Gambling
  4. Putting speakers outside of the windows
  5. Spitting in the dorm and water fountains
  6. Sweeping dirt out into the hall
  7. Failure to pick up the dirt from the room
  8. Misuse of the living room, e.g., feet on furniture, chewing, smoking, etc.
  9.  Improper disposal of sanitary pads
  10. Unsatisfactory detail or room
  11. Late sleeper (7:45 a.m.)
  12. Horseplay
  13. All sleeping room doors are to be open during sleeping hours.
  14. Throwing things out of the window 
  15. Out of room without pajamas or clothes (girls dorm only)
  16. Lying on a bed with another person
  17. Lying on top of spread or sheets (before daily room grades)
  18. Misuse of P.A. System
  19. Misuse of buffers
  20. Failure to check out for town
  21. On second floor doing laundry after detail (evenings)
  22. Doing laundry in bathroom
  23. Being in second floor linen room after bedcheck
  24. Showering during details
  25. Ironing in room
  26. During linen check - all linen must be turned back 
  27. Coming in late after second bell (may be AWOL)
  28. Taking blankets or pillows outside
  29. Emptying trash in bathroom
  30. Leaving dorm late (may be issued a major)
  31. Noisy after bedcheck (will be issued a major)
  32. Not attending unit meeting
  33. Talking back to staff
  34. Being present in a room in the dormitory other than your own when the  assigned occupants are out (may be unauthorized presence)
  35. Students have to be on their own floor/wing after the outside bell rings. Stay on own floors until after 4:00 p.m.
  36. No hickeys (will be issued a minor)
  37. All crafts will be done in boys' and girls' dorm basements with credit given upstairs

Boy's Dorm

Standards of Living

Dormitory Living

  1. Students will report to the respective dorms for a roll check between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm daily.
  2. The exits of the girl's dormitory are out-of-bounds for the boys and is the same for girls in the boys dorm exits. The main entrances of the dormitories and Dining Hall exits are to be used for passageways only. 
  3. Lights and outlets in the dormitories will be turned off Sunday through Thursday at 10:30pm. 
  4. Except for special activities, no student will be permitted out of the dormitory after 9:30pm. Bed checks will be at 10:30pm, except for Friday and Saturday nights, when bed checks will be taken at 11:30pm.
  5. Honor Dormitory: The program details are available from the Dormitory Managers. One wing in each dormitory is being reserved as a start of the Honor Dorm. Regarding time, the Honor Dorm areas' lights and outlets will be turned off at 11:00pm prior to school days. On Friday, Saturday and nights preceding legal Holidays the lights may be left on until  1:00am if students have a reason to be up late.
  6. Snacks will be available for the students in each Dormitory on each night of the week.  However, house officers must assume the responsibility, through their Dormitory Mangers, for snack selection, procurement, serving and control.
  7. Students desiring to improve the appearance and livability of their dormitory home can expect full support and  cooperation from the staff. Extensive changes must be approved by a committee composed of the Housing Officer, Dormitory Manager, Student Services Director and a consulting member of the Facilities Management staff. Whenever possible supplies and materials will be made available for approved projects.
  8. All sleeping room doors will remain open following lights out.
  9. Quiet hour/Study hour will be one hour preceding bedtime on Sunday through Thursday.
     

Dormitory Rules

The dormitory rules do not permit the following, and in the event these incidents occur you can expect a staff member to discuss the incident with you.

  1. Chewing (tobacco) anywhere in the dormitory
  2. Failure to return or misuse recreation equipment
  3. Gambling
  4. Putting speakers outside of the windows
  5. Spitting in the dorm and water fountains
  6. Sweeping dirt out into the hall
  7. Failure to pick up the dirt from the room
  8. Misuse of the living room, e.g., feet on furniture, chewing, smoking, etc.
  9.  Improper disposal of sanitary pads
  10. Unsatisfactory detail or room
  11. Late sleeper (7:45 a.m.)
  12. Horseplay
  13. All sleeping room doors are to be open during sleeping hours.
  14. Throwing things out of the window 
  15. Out of room without pajamas or clothes (girls dorm only)
  16. Lying on a bed with another person
  17. Lying on top of spread or sheets (before daily room grades)
  18. Misuse of P.A. System
  19. Misuse of buffers
  20. Failure to check out for town
  21. On second floor doing laundry after detail (evenings)
  22. Doing laundry in bathroom
  23. Being in second floor linen room after bedcheck
  24. Showering during details
  25. Ironing in room
  26. During linen check - all linen must be turned back 
  27. Coming in late after second bell (may be AWOL)
  28. Taking blankets or pillows outside
  29. Emptying trash in bathroom
  30. Leaving dorm late (may be issued a major)
  31. Noisy after bedcheck (will be issued a major)
  32. Not attending unit meeting
  33. Talking back to staff
  34. Being present in a room in the dormitory other than your own when the  assigned occupants are out (may be unauthorized presence)
  35. Students have to be on their own floor/wing after the outside bell rings. Stay on own floors until after 4:00 p.m.
  36. No hickeys (will be issued a minor)
  37. All crafts will be done in boys' and girls' dorm basements with credit given upstairs

Honor Dorm

Standards of Living

Honor dorm has been established for those students who demonstrate the ability and willingness to discipline themselves and to abide by the rules of the Flandreau Indian School. Each dormitory has designated parts of its first floor for an Honor Dormitory. The student living in the Honor Dorm will have the special privileges outlined at the end of  this section. 


To be eligible for Honor Dorm, a student must meet these requirements:

  1. Be passing in all subjects with grades of "C" or better. 
  2. Display a positive attitude.
  3. Be active in an after-school activity.
  4. Have no major infractions for three weeks prior to entering Honor Dorm.
  5. Must be an excellent dormitory housekeeper.

Students  who wish to be Honor Dorm members can apply by completing an application with their Counselor. These applications will be taken to  the faculty for comments before being acted upon by the Honor Dorm committee. The Honor Dorm Committee meets every third week. Students selected will move into the Honor dorm after a one (1) week waiting period.


Anytime an Honor Dorm student receives a major infraction, they are removed from the Honor Dorm and may not apply again for three (3) weeks. A student may be removed if they receive three (3) consecutive minor infractions or accumulate more than six (6) in a quarter. This does include minors that are worked off. 

Honor Dorm Privileges

These privileges may be revoked at anytime at the discretion of the Dorm Manager:

  1.  A late lunch at least three times, per full month, at the Canteen.
  2. Lights on until 1:00a.m. (weekends).
  3. Showers until midnight.
  4. Late television on special nights.
  5. May check out for town any day but must be back for supper.
  6. Use of phone until 11:00pm.
  7. May check out for town any night after 6:30 p.m., but must indicate where you can be reached. 
  8. After checking with the Dormitory Manager, student may move anywhere in the Honor Dorm when they are unhappy in a particular room.
  9. An outing at least once per month.
  10. Cable and color TVs. 

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