Parent & Student Handbook 学生手册

Rules & Mindful Conduct 校规与行为守则

Dear Beloved Students,

these school rules and regulations ensure that you can learn, practice, realise and share in a safe, happy and caring environment. It is your responsibility to observe them.

 

亲爱的同学们:

校规和守则是为学生营造一个快乐、舒服,安全的学习环境。遵守校规是每一位同学的责任。

 

 

School Rules

1. School Attendance & Punctuality

1.1 Attendance is compulsory. Students must observe punctuality when attending class.

1.2 To avoid disruption to Pujas, late comers will be seated at the back of the Hall.

1.3 Parents/guardians are to inform KMS Dharma School of their child’s absence formally.

1.4 If a student is absent without reason for more than 3 times, his/her parents/guardians will be informed. The School reserves the right to suspend/terminate your enrolment.

Inform us of your absence
Email dharmaschool@kmspks.org if you will be/are absent from School. You may also submit the Notification of Absence Form or a parent’s letter to your class teacher to inform reason for absence. Failure to do so will be considered ‘Absent Without Reason’. Please do not call to inform us of your absence.

Please download the Notification of Absence Form OR collect it from your class teacher.

2. Serious Offences

The School takes a serious view on the following:

2.1 Acts of cheating, bullying, fighting, dishonesty, indecency, hooliganism, theft, vandalism and possession of undesirable materials.

2.2 Smoking, consumption of alcohol, drug abuse and glue-sniffing.

2.3 Arrogance, offensive language, vulgarities and rudeness shown through words, gestures or actions.

3. Dressing & Footwear

3.1 Students are required to be properly attired in the KMS Dharma School T-shirt and plain loose long pants (black, white, dark blue or dark brown) when attending lessons.

3.2 Footwear are to be placed in a neat and orderly manner at the designated area or on the shoe racks.

4. Disciplinary Actions

4.1 The school rules and regulations are in place to ensure that students learn, practice, realise, and share in a safe, happy, and caring environment. It is the student’s responsibility and obligation to observe them.

4.2 The School reserves the right to take disciplinary actions as it deems fit.

5. Monastery Observations

5.1 Students are reminded to be mindful of their behaviour. Do not shout or create disturbance to others.

5.2 Do not to run around the monastery compound.

5.3 Speak courteously and pleasantly at all times.

5.4 As a form of respect, students are required to place their palms together, bow and greet 阿弥陀佛 (Amituofo) when they see Venerables (Monks and Nuns), principal, and teachers at all times.

5.5 The use of mobile phones and electronic game devices are strictly prohibited in the prayer hall and classrooms during school hours.

6. Puja (Prayer)

6.1 Puja is compulsory. Students are required to bring their chanting book and be seated 5 minutes before the start of School in Hall of No Form for Puja.

6.2 Students are required to chant aloud 南无本师释迦牟尼佛 (Namo Shakyamuni Buddha) for 5 minutes before the actual Puja commences.

6.3 Do chant and meditate diligently.

6.4 During puja, students are required to sit properly with back straighten and in a cross-legged position.

7. Prayer Hall

7.1 Show respect to the Buddha. Upon entering the Shrine Hall, prostrate 3 times to the Buddha statue and walk mindfully to your seat. Do not step on the cushions.

7.2 Maintain Noble Silence.

7.3 Do not put any personal belongings on top of the donation box.

7.4 Do not eat or drink in the hall.

7.5 When leaving the Shrine Hall, chant 南无本师释迦牟尼佛 (Namo Shakyamuni Buddha) sincerely and move as a class in an orderly manner back to your classrooms.

8. Classroom

8.1 As a form of respect, students are required to place their palms together, bow and greet 阿弥陀佛 (Amituofo) Principal/Teacher YYY, good morning/afternoon” when they see the principal and teachers.

8.2 Students are to raise their hand and wait for the teacher’s acknowledgement before speaking or asking questions.

8.3 Students are to conduct themselves with integrity and honesty, be considerate, care for the community, and offer their service to teachers and peers.

8.4 Look after monastery properties with loving care. Do not step on tables or shift them away without permission.

9. Food Contemplation at VHCMH Level 3 (for KMS Teens & Youths)

9.1 Students are required to bring their own cutleries for their meal as the School will not be providing disposable cutleries.

9.2 Students are to be seated in an orderly manner in the dining area. Maintain silence while waiting for the packed lunch to be served.

9.3. Before partaking the meal, set your motivation as such: This meal is medicine to sustain my healthy life. For the sake of listening and practising the Dharma till Enlightenment, we receive this food.

9.4 While enjoying the meal with mindfulness, reflect where the food originates and the amount of work that is necessary to grow, transport, prepare, and cook the food in order to serve us. Cultivate a heart of gratitude, compassion, equanimity and responsibility.

9.5 Maintain silence while eating, sit upright and do not waste food.

9.6 Maintain the cleanliness of the place after meal. Clear rubbish into trash bags and return plastic plates and rubber bands for reuse.

9.7 Leave the dining area only when the class is dismissed by the teacher-in-charge.

May you have an enjoyable, enriching and enlightening year with us!

校规及行为守则

1. 上课与守时

1.1 学生必须准时上课和参与课程里所有项目,不可迟到,不可早退。

1.2 学生请务必遵守共修时间,迟到者将被安排坐在大殿后。

1.3 若学生因伤病或其它原因不能上课,家长/监护人必需通知校方。

1.4 当无故旷课累计达三次以上,校方会联络家长/监护人。校方持有解除学生上课的权利。

缺课通知Inform your Absence
若需要缺课,请发电邮至dharmaschool@kmspks.org ,通知校方。父母/监护人也可以以书信通知,或呈交‘请假表格’给班上老师。请不要以电话通知。
请下载‘请假表格’ Notification of Absence Form,或向老师索取。如果没收到书面通知,校方将此列为‘无故缺席’。

2. 严重的不良行为

以下严重的不良行为,校方将严厉惩罚:

2.1 欺骗、打架、偷盗、不诚实、欺凌他人、流氓行为、毁坏公物。

2.2 抽烟、饮酒、滥用药物、吸食强力胶。

2.3 傲慢,使用或呈现带攻击性,粗暴污秽性的言语,姿势或动作。

3. 着装

3.1 上课时,学生必须穿校服及宽松素色长裤。

3.2 鞋子必须整齐摆在指定区或鞋架上。

4. 纪律处分

4.1 校规及行为守则是为了确保学生们能在安全、愉快、舒适的环境里学习、实践和体悟。遵守校规是每一位同学的责任。

4.2 校方有权力对犯规的学生执行适当的处分以维持学校纪律。

5.寺院内

5.1 注意自己的言行举止,不要大声喧哗,玩闹。

5.2 为了庄严道场,严禁在寺院和大殿内横冲乱跑。

5.3 说话时,要和善有礼并面带笑容。

5.4 遇见法师、校长、老师们时,请合掌鞠躬并说“阿弥陀佛”为表尊重。

5.5 在殿内和课室内,禁用手机和电子游戏机。

6.诵经静坐

6.1 诵经、静坐共修是强制性的。学生必需在共修开始前五分钟,到达无相殿并端坐就序。每周来上课时,请务必携带课诵本。

6.2 正式诵经、静坐前,全体先念诵“南无本师释迦牟尼佛”五分钟。

6.3 持诵时,诚心出声念诵。

6.4 静坐时,身心放松,挺直背部,盘腿静坐。

7.无相殿

7.1 进入殿堂,必须向佛陀恭敬顶礼三拜,后缓步走向自己的座位。不可踩踏坐垫。

7.2 在殿堂内,必须保持肃静。

7.3 禁止在殿内吃糖果、饼干、口香糖或喝饮料。

7.4 禁止将私人物品放在福田箱上。

7.5 离开殿堂时,请合掌虔诚念诵“南无本师释迦牟尼佛”,之后跟随各自班级到所属课室。

8.课室内

8.1 见到校长、老师,必须合掌问候并说“阿弥陀佛,校长/某某老师,早上好”或“阿弥陀佛,校长/某某老师,下午好”。

8.2 上课时,时刻恭敬老师与同学。如要发问, 请先举手,等待老师的确认后才发问问题。

8.3 要诚实守信、关心群体、服务师生。

8.4 要爱护寺院的物品资源,对于桌椅,不可踩踏或随便搬动移位。

9.用餐区(食存五观)

9.1 为了提倡环保,学生自行准备叉匙。

9.2 在用餐区,学生须有次序地找好座位坐下, 安静地等待午餐。

9.3 用餐前要观想,吃饭是为了保持健康的身体,为了听闻佛法和修行,我们因此受食。

9.4 用餐时要觉知,应当提起正念,食存五观。思量食物得来不易与众生的苦痛艰辛,产生感恩心、慈悲心、平等心和责任心。

9.5 用餐时,止语,端身正坐,不浪费食物。

9.6 用餐后,把垃圾放入垃圾袋,环保塑胶盘和橡皮圈,保持用餐区干净。

9.7 老师宣布下课后,才可离开用餐区。