Grade Weights, Supplies and Work Policies

  • How are grades weighted?

    40% Major Assignments

    35%  Minor Assignments

    25% Classwork/Homework/Participation

     *Graded work is sent home as it is graded.


    What supplies do I need?

     Filler notebook paper (wide or college ruled)

    1 inch Binder with pockets

    5 Pack Dividers



    Crayons or Colored Pencils


    *Pencil pouch & hand-held pencil sharpener are recommended!

    Graded Work
       Graded work is handed back as it is graded. Any test below a 60% is to be signed by a parent/guardian and returned the next day.
    Late Work


    Completed homework tasks are due at the beginning of the next class.

    •  If answers are discussed/graded, no late submission is possible.
    • If homework answers are not discussed or graded for corrections, you may turn in completed homework tasks at the beginning of the next class, with a 10% deduction from the final grade. It will not be accepted after this time.

      Tests, Quizzes and Classwork

    Tests, Quizzes and Classwork will not be accepted late.They are to be completed within the class period.


    Students will be able to request extra assistance outside of the class period. Tutoring will be available on Tuesday (Social Studies) during courtyard.

    If a student does not request tutoring but it is apparent that some help is needed, said student may be mandated to attend tutoring.

    Absent Work Policy

    Students will have 1 day for each day absent to complete any work that was not completed due to an absence. There are designated times during class that students are allowed to visit the absent folder labeled with their class period to retrieve the assignment(s) that has their name on it.