HOMEROOM RULES• ENTER THE ROOM QUIETLY• SHARPEN YOUR PENCIL IF NECESSARY• PUT YOUR LUNCH MONEY IN THE ENVELOPE.• START WORKING ON THE ASSIGNMENT ON THE BOARD.• GO TO THE BATHROOM AND YOUR LOCKER BEFORE ENTERING THE ROOM.• STOP WORKING AND PUT YOUR PENCIL DOWN DURING ANNOUNCEMENTS.• HOMEROOM IS NOT SOCIAL TIME!
Student Behaviors• Be prompt Be ready to learn when class begins.• Be prepared Have materials with you and know due dates.• Be a polite and positive participant Speak in a normal tone of voice, and listen attentively.• Be productive Turn in work on time, and always do your best.• Be a problem solver Correct problems quickly and peacefully before they escalate.
Show Respect• Value yourself. Be honest and ethical, and practice strong values.• Treat all members of the school community and all visitors with politeness and respect.• Honor the ideas and opinions of others.• Offer to help.• Be responsible with property and belongings.
Responsibility for Coursework• Bring notebook, textbook, agenda, and pencils to class.• Know due dates, and submit all coursework on time.• Assignments for all classes are posted on the whiteboard and on the class Web site.• It is your responsibility to write down all assignments in your agenda book.• If you lose your agenda book, you must purchase a new one from the office.
IMPORTANT POLICIES• Food and beverages are not allowed in the classroom.• Gum will result in an automatic office referral.• Please be in your seat when the morning bell rings.• Your agenda must be used as a hall pass.• Use the restroom at appropriate times unless it is an extreme emergency.• LOCKER TIMES: morning (get 1st, 2nd period, and related arts books), after 2nd related arts (get 6th and 7th period books), and at the end of the day.• ANY STUDENT THAT RECEIVES A TEAM DETENTION, OFFICE REFERRAL WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND INCENTIVE AT THE END OF THE 9 WEEKS.
ABSENCES• A note is required for all absences.• It is your responsibility to ask for all makeup work and due dates.• It is your responsibility to turn in the work without the teacher asking for it.
Grading• Grades are based on the accumulation of points. Our Grading Scale• Points are based on: • 93-100% =A Completion of assignments • 85-92% =B • 77-84% =C (daily work) • 76-70% =D • Below 70% =F Major projects, exams, and homework. Grades are calculated on cumulative percentage and are• Progress reports are sent rounded up whenever possible. home at midterm.
DRESS CODE• Read your handbook and the information on the letter given to you today.
My Pledge to Students• I will trust you until you give me reason to do otherwise.• I will respect you and work with you to solve problems.• I will promptly correct and offer feedback on your work.• I will work with you to meet learning goals.• I will offer extra help as needed.
BE A STAR!STUDENT TAKING ACADEMICRESPONSIBILITY
LET’S WORK TOGETHER AS A TEAM TO MAKE THIS A GREAT YEAR!!!!