Class Information

Absences:

Students are allowed 5 unexcused absences for the course.  After 5 unexcused absences, credit for the course will be denied.  The only excused absences are illness with doctor's excuse, court, or death in the family.  Students should bring excuses for absences immediatley upon their return to school.  Students will have 3 days to complete graded assignments.  Students who miss on test day should be prepared to take the test the day they return to school.

It is the student's responsibility to complete missed assignments and obtain notes and information for the class.  I will post the power point presentations on this web site, along with a calendar of assignments and general due dates.  (*Note:  Assignments and due dates are subject to change.)

Tardiness:

Tardiness to class will not be tolerated.  A student will receive an office referral on his third tardy to class.  Please see the school handbook policy on tardiness.

School Supplies:

Required supplies for class:  3 ring binder (may be shared with other subjects), 1 pack of college rule loose-leaf paper, pencils, and ink pens (blue or black ink).  Optional supplies for class:  markers, pencil colors, hi-lighters, plastic sheet protectors, and index cards.  Class Donations Appreciated: facial tissue, paper towels, colored paper or card stock.

Students must have all required supplies on a daily basis.

Grading:

Tests, Major projects, and Class Portfolios- 80%

Quizzes and Group Work- 20%

100-93 A, 92-85 B, 84-75 C, 74-67 D, 66-0 F