Homework is an important part of the instructional program that WILL affect the student’s overall grade. Regularly completed homework helps students: develop regular study habits and self-discipline basic to effective study and independent work; gain more information than would be possible in the class situation alone; have more opportunity to develop a personalized, creative approach to projects and other schoolwork; learn to budget time more effectively; and take advantage of community and home learning resources. Make-up work will be allowed for excused absences.
Schoolwide Late Work Policy:Generally:
Learning Center/Eagle Advantage - During the school day, with
a teacher’s pass, students may come to the Learning Centers for
additional help and to make up tests. The Learning Center is operated
by the Special Education staff. Eagle Advantage is an elective class
that is operated by a teacher and instructional aides, which provides
support to enrolled students.
Elective and physical education teachers will have the option to report only on D’s and F’s at progress report time.
Internet Access for Student Weekly Work and Student Grades
Every year, much thought is put into the development of class lists and the assignment of students to teachers. Many factors are considered in this process including, but not limited to, academic and social skills, class size, special needs, and students that need to be separated from each other. If parents have a concern regarding their child’s placement, the following procedures must be followed (Administrative Procedure 5200):
Other Features: Must be typed or word processed, double spaced, on one side of white 8.5” x 11” piece of paper, set margins 1” all around, indent paragraphs 1 tab, use 12 pt. Font size, New Times Roman
Conventions – All writing should be done in edited, standard English.
Sentence Structure: avoid run-ons, comma splices, fragments
Mechanics: Use correct capitalization and punctuation.
Creates a clear, well-defined opening, introduction or “hook.”
Shows evidence of a controlling idea.
Presents a clear pattern of organization.
Provides supporting details for key ideas.
Presents a conclusion or sense of closure.
Plagiarism is not allowed – in writing your research paper, you must document everything that you borrow-not only from direct quotations and paraphrases but also information and ideas that are not your own. Of course, common sense as well as ethics should determine what you document. Common knowledge or familiar proverbs need not be cited, but you must indicate the source of any material that readers might otherwise mistake for your own.
Beginning with the Class of 2006, all tenth-grade students are required to take the CAHSEE. Tenth graders may only take the CAHSEE once while in tenth grade. The test for tenth grade students will be given in either February, March, or May, with a make-up in March or May only. Students may be given up to five additional opportunities to retake the examination. Only the part(s) not passed must be taken again.
The Governing Board has adopted a complaint procedure for programs and services covered by this act and a compliance officer has been appointed to process claims, investigate, and ensure compliance with the law. A copy of the Uniform Complaint Procedure may be obtained from the District Office.