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    BIOLOGY: POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

     

    Mr. Irion

     

     

     

    Classroom Policies and Procedures

     

    1.      Respect others and their property

     

    2.      Be prepared and organized

     

    3.      Have a positive attitude

     

    4.      Participate in class/activities

     

    5.      Follow all safety guidelines

     

     

     

    Behave in a manner that does not interfere with the learning process

     

    or endanger yourself or others.

     

     

     

    Required Materials

     

    1 –  3-Ring Binder with at least 75 sheets of notebook (filler) paper

     

    2 – Highliters of different colors

     

    1 – Folder with pockets to fit in Binder – for loose paperwork as needed

     

    2 – pens (black or blue ink only for writing)      red ink pen may be useful for corrections/grading

     

    2 – pencils with erasers

     

    1 – dry erase marker

     

    1 – calculator  (does not need to be scientific model, just basic functions)

     

    Optional: 3 hole punch that clips into 3-Ring Binder (so you can punch handouts to fit in binder)

     

     

     

    Tardy Policy

     

    Students are expected to be seated in their classrooms ready to begin class work prior to the late bell.  A tardy is defined as “not being in assigned seat when the late bell rings”.  A  4th unexcused tardy will result in a referral to Administration.

     

     

     

    Consequences for not meeting expectations or tardy policy

     

    1.      Warning

     

    2.      Removal from room and/or Conference with student

     

    3.      Parent contact, ASD (after school detention)

     

    4.      Parent contact, referral to administration

     

     

     

    Absence Policy

     

    Please refer to your student handbook regarding Perry High School’s absence policy.  Excessive absences can result in student being dropped from class.

     

     

     

    Late Work

     

    Late work is not typically accepted for credit.  If the student has an excused absence they must turn in their work the first day back in attendance.  There may be instances, at the teacher’s discretion, where partial credit could be awarded, but it is the student’s responsibility to communicate with the teacher prior to the due date. 

     

     

     

     

     

    Irion: Policies and Procedures (cont’d)

     

     

     

    Make-up Work

     

    Students will be given the opportunity to make up work or complete an alternative assignment due to an excused absence.  It is the student’s responsibility to obtain and complete the work in a timely fashion, as agreed upon between teacher and student, based upon length of absence. 

     

     

     

    Cheating / Plagiarism

     

    Refer to your student handbook for the school policy regarding cheating and plagiarism.  Both are serious offences and will be dealt with promptly.

     

     

     

    Grading Policy

     

    Grades will be based on a percentage of total points earned throughout the semester, based on 80/20.  The semester final exam is worth 20% of your total grade, with the remaining points earned through:

     

                Assessments, Homework, Classwork, Lab Activities, Participation, Notebooks, etc.

     

     

     

    A         90 – 100%

     

    B         80 – 89%

     

    C         70 – 79%

     

    D         60 – 69%

     

    F          Less than 60%

     

     

     

    Food / Drink / Electronic Devices, etc

     

    No food, gum, drink (other than water in a clear container), or electronic devices are allowed in the classroom.  Phones, I-Pods, etc. turned off and out of sight.  Any device that is a disturbance or disruption during class will be confiscated and must be picked up in the attendance office by a parent/guardian after school.  No hats or sunglasses are to be worn in class.  For further explanation please refer to the student handbook.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Contact Information

     

    Feel free to contact me regarding your student’s progress.  I can be reached via e-mail at

     

    irion.jerald@cusd80.com     You may also reach me by phone at (480) 224-2986 and leave a message for me to return as soon as possible, usually within 24-48 hours.

     

    Classroom Web Page     www.cusd80.com/Domain/3369

    School Calendar, Class Homework/Assignments, Table of Contents for Biology Notebook,

    Link to Infinite Campus, teacher contact information, etc., can all be found on my Web Page.  It can be accessed through the Perry High School site: find Irion under the STAFF tab.  Every effort will be made to keep the class site up to date.

     

    NOTE:  Students are expected to access class website and Infinite Campus multiple times each week to stay current on assignments, grades, etc.

     


    Mr. Irion’s  Biology    2018-2019

     

     

     

    Please read the policies and procedures,  sign below, and return this page to Mr. Irion by Friday July 27th.

     

     

     

     

     

    I have read and understand the Biology classroom policies and procedures.

     

     

     

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