RULES/POLICIES

 

CLASSROOM RULES

1. Come to class on time.

2. Be prepared to do your work. 

3. Treat others, their property, the teacher, and school property with respect.

4. Cell phones, Ipods, food, drinks, and gum are not allowed without my permission.

5. Do not cheat in any way this includes plagiarizing (copying) others work.

CONSEQUENCES

1. Warning

2. Detention

3. 2nd detention/Parent contact

*Disrespect and violence will result an immediate referral.

HOMEWORK EXPECTATIONS

Homework is 20% of your grade and is expected to be done when assigned.  It reinforces what you have learned and indicates to me your understanding of the topics. If an emergency should arise causing incomplete homework, this must be explained in a written note by your parent/guardian

MAKE UP WORK

When absent, it is your responsibility to find out what was missed.  You will have three days to complete make-up assignments before a zero is recorded as your final grade.

GRADING POLICY

Major Grades 50% (Tests, Essays, Projects, Presentations, Quizzes, etc.)Daily Grades 50% (Warm-up, Participation, Homework, Classwork, Vocabulary, etc.)

WARNING ON PLAGIARISM:

One commits plagiarism when one uses the words or thoughts of another and presents then as one’s own. Plagiarism is not only unethical; it’s illegal. Any student caught plagiarizing any assignment will receive a zero for that assignment. This includes reading as well as writing assignments. The students may not use another student’s work to complete reading questions or other homework assignments.

ATTENDANCE/TARDIES

Be punctual! Be on time! Remember, everyone contributes to the classroom environment, so your presence is important. Besides, coming late to class might cause unnecessary disruptions, so make it your goal to arrive on time. El Cajon Valley High School's attendance policy is outlined in the student handbook.

BATHROOM/HALL PASSES

You will receive three bathroom/ hall passes per term. Use your passes for restroom breaks, water breaks, and/or to retrieve materials from your locker. You will not be able to leave the classroom without a pass. Therefore, use them wisely. Bathroom requests during the first ten minutes of class will not be honored.

NOTE ON PROFESSIONALISM

Take pride in what you do! The work you produce is a direct reflection of who you are. All work must be complete, legible, maintained, and organized. Assignments that have been folded, crumpled, or destroyed in some other way will not receive credit.