The Black Bears


Black Bears 2009-2010(White team)Dear Parents, Guardian, and Students, Welcome to your first year at Sabin Middle School. The teachers of the Black Bear team, Mrs. Henderson, Ms. Lewis, Ms. Ucker, and Mr. White have planned a challenging and exciting academic year. We are committed to providing a safe and caring environment. Our success is dependent on team unity. We need the partnership of parents/guardians, students, and teachers to communicate clearly and often, to work together, and to support each other. Please take time to review the Parent/Student handbook, and contact us if you have any questions. Below are a few policies that will help the students through the year. Thank you for the privilege of teaching your children. The Black Bear Teachers 

Behavior Expectations

P-participate positively,A-accept responsibility,W-work to achieve,S-show respect
Tardy Policy1-Teacher warning             5-Referral2- Parent contact             6- Mediation Essay3- 15 minute detention      7- Half-day suspension4- 30 minute detention    8- Full-day suspension
 AssignmentsØ  Use a full pageØ  Neat and legible; use pencil unless otherwise assignedØ  Unexcused late assignments will be valued at 70%Ø  One day for every excused absence to complete missed workØ  Title should include assignment pages  Ø  Upper right corner heading: name, date, period
            GradesGrading procedures vary according to teacher, but are generally based on Mastery, effort and improvement.A = 90-100B = 80-89C = 70-79D = 60-69F = 0-59  Communication1.ParentConnect at available in the counseling office. 2.Student Agendas: check each day for homework assignments and teacher notes3.Teacher Email go to