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Grading Policies:

Term Grades: (district wide)

Quarter 1/3 - 40% of Semester Grade

Quarter 2/4 - 40% of Semester Grade

District Exam or State End-of-Course Exam - 20% of Term Grade

Exam Exemptions: (district wide)

Final examinations will be a component of each course offered in grades 9-12 and will count as 20% of the final grade. Students in Grades 9 – 12 who have a cumulative average of 90% or higher may choose to exempt the final exam except in courses which require the mandatory South Carolina End of Course Exams. In order to exempt the final exam in all other courses and retain their cumulative average for the course the student must have no more than 5 unexcused absences for the course (block schedule) or have no more than 10 unexcused absences for the course (year-long). All excuses for absences must be submitted within 3 school days. Students will be given the option in all classes to take the final exam with the understanding that the exam will count 20% of the final grade.

Quarter Grades: (district wide)

Major Tests and Projects - 35%

Writing - 35%

Daily/Homework/Quizzes - 30%

Late Work:

Ten percent (10%) will be deducted per day for late work.  

Cell Phones, iPods, and Other Electronic Devices:

Please do not use your cell phone, iPod, or any other electronic device out without permission.  My classroom is not a charging station.

Restroom Requests:

You will have plenty of time to go to the restroom between classes. If you have a medical issue, you need to contact the school nurse; and she will send me the paperwork needed to allow you special privileges. If requests become habitual, your parent(s) and/or guardian(s) will be called, and you will have to make up for lost time after school. 


ID and Tardy Violations  

ID and Tardy Violations: (school wide)

1st-3rd Offense: Teacher Warning

4th Offense: Referral to Administration

5th Offense: Referral to Administration / Overnight Suspension

6th Offense: Referral to Administration / In-School Suspension

Classroom Rules and Consequences   

Students are expected to:

Attend class daily and be punctual.

Have your ID properly displayed as directed by the teacher.

Raise your hand and be recognized by the teacher BEFORE speaking.

Remain on-task and engaged in the lesson for the entire period.

Respect the teacher and other persons at ALL TIMES.

Respect school property at ALL TIMES (i.e. no writing on desks, etc.).

Keep hands, feet, and body parts to yourself.

Profane, vulgar, or inappropriate language or gestures are prohibited.

Cell phones, iPods, and Other Electronic Devices must be out of sight and turned off at all times.

Food and drink items are not allowed to be consumed in the classroom without special permission from the school administrator.

Follow the directions of the teacher.


1st offense: Verbal warning

2nd offense: Parent Notification/Teacher After School Detention

3rd offense: Referral to Administration

Note: Aggressive or violent behavior will result in an immediate office referral.