2017-2018 Student Handbook

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1 – GENERAL INFORMATION MISSION STATEMENT ........................................................................................... 5 MOTTO .................................................................................................................... 5 TEACHER VALUE STATEMENTS ......................................................................... 5 PARENT VALUE STATEMENTS ............................................................................ 5 STUDENT VALUE STATEMENTS .......................................................................... 5 SCHOOL SONG ...................................................................................................... 6 PHONE NUMBERS ................................................................................................. 6 WEBSITE ................................................................................................................. 6 SKYWARD FAMILY ACCESS ................................................................................ 6 PHILOSOPHY OF DISCIPLINE ............................................................................... 7 CODE OF ETHICS FOR STUDENTS ...................................................................... 7 BOARD OF EDUCATION ........................................................................................ 8 ADMINISTRATION .................................................................................................. 8 FACULTY AND STAFF ........................................................................................8-9 SECTION 2 – SCHOOL INFORMATION AND PROCEDURES GENERAL SCHOOL DAY ..................................................................................... 10 EARLY DISMISSAL SCHEDULE .......................................................................... 10 EMERGENCY AND SHORTEDED DAYS ............................................................. 11 DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS .................................................................................. 11 ACTIVITY SCHEDULE .......................................................................................... 12 ASSISTANCE IN SCHOOL ................................................................................... 13 BUILDING ENTRANCE AND DEPARTURE ......................................................... 13 FINES, FEES, AND CHARGES; WAIVER OF STUDENT FEES .......................... 13 EMERGENCY DRILLS .......................................................................................... 14 HOMELESS STUDENTS ....................................................................................... 14 STUDENT ACCIDENT INSURANCE .................................................................... 14 LOST AND FOUND ............................................................................................... 14 NON-CUSTODIAL REQUEST FOR RECORDS ................................................... 14 ASBESTOS NOTICE TO ALL STUDENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND PARENTS ....... 14 PESTICIDE AND LAWN CARE APPLICATION NOTICE ..................................... 14 TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS .............................................................................. 15 SCHOOL ACTIVITY ACCOUNT ............................................................................ 15 STUDENT HEALTH CENTER .......................................................................... 16-17 IMMUNIZATION, HEALTH, EYE, AND DENTAL EXAMINATIONS ..................... 17 SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION ........................................................ 17 THEFT REPORTS/STOLEN ITEMS ...................................................................... 18 WORK PERMITS ................................................................................................... 18 SECTION 3 – ENROLLMENT AND ACADEMIC INFORMATION GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS ......................................................................... 19 COURSES OF STUDY: REQUIRED AND ELECTIVE .................................... 19-21 OTHER CREDIT COURSEWORK ......................................................................... 21 DUAL CREDIT COURSES .................................................................................... 21 SCHEDULE CHANGES ......................................................................................... 22 WITHDRAWING FROM A CLASS ........................................................................ 22 GRADE PROGRESS REPORTS ........................................................................... 22 GRADE POINT SYSTEM ....................................................................................... 23 VALEDICTORIAN/SALUTATORIAN SELECTION ............................................... 23 INTERPRETATION OF LETTER GRADES .......................................................... 23 CRITERIA FOR DETERMINING GRADES ........................................................... 24 RE-TAKE/RE-LEARNING POLICY ....................................................................... 25

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