Table of Contents

SCHOOL DAYS:

Introduction to Parents                                                                                                                             1

Introduction to Students                                                                                                                           1

High School                                                                                                                                               1

Class Time Schedule                                                                                                                               2

Daily Bulletin                                                                                                                                              2

Roll Call                                                                                                                                                      2

Pledge of Allegiance                                                                                                                                2

Use Intercom                                                                                                                                             2

School Hours                                                                                                                                             2

Playground Rules                                                                                                                                     2

School Entrance Regulations                                                                                                                 3

School Calendar                                                                                                                                       3

ACADEMICS:

Philosophy of Education                                                                                                                         3

General Objectives of the Education Program                                                                                   4

Goals                                                                                                                                                           4

Graduation Requirements                                                                                                                       4

TEAM Tutor Requirements                                                                                                                      5

Dual Credit Policy                                                                                                                                     5

Grade Level Classification                                                                                                                      5

Academic Progress Reports                                                                                                                   5

Grading Procedures                                                                                                                                 6

Grading System                                                                                                                                        6

Middle School Retention Policy                                                                                                             7

Kindergarten – Grade 5 Retention Policy                                                                                              7

Teacher Request Policy for Grades 1-5                                                                                               7

Honor Roll                                                                                                                                                  7

Honor Students                                                                                                                                         8

National Honor Society                                                                                                                            8

Course Withdrawal Procedures                                                                                                             8

Parent-Teacher Conferences                                                                                                                 8

Examinations                                                                                                                                             8

Cheating and/or Copying                                                                                                                        9

Library                                                                                                                                                         9

Conditions and Rules for Internet Usage                                                                                             9

ACTIVITY SERVICES:

Extra-Curricular Activities                                                                                                                      10

Awards and Letters                                                                                                                                10

Extra Curricular Activities for Grades 5 and 6                                                                                   11

Out of Town Events                                                                                                                                11

State Tournaments for Senior Letter Winners                                                                                  11

Gymnasium                                                                                                                                             11

Rules of Eligibility                                                                                                                                   11

Academic Eligibility                                                                                                                                11

Physicals                                                                                                                                                  12

Drugs, Alcohol, & Tobacco                                                                                                                   12

Disciplinary Action                                                                                                                                  12

Hours                                                                                                                                                        13

Other                                                                                                                                                         13

Awards and Letters                                                                                                                                14

Spring and Summer Violations                                                                                                           14

School Events                                                                                                                                         14

Class Functions                                                                                                                                      14

School Dances                                                                                                                                        14

School Rules for Dances                                                                                                                      14

High School Junior/Senior Prom Banquet & Dance                                                                        14

Graduation Event Policy                                                                                                                        15

Sports Participation Policy                                                                                                                    15

 

 

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attendance Procedures and Attendance                                                                                           15

Defined Absences                                                                                                                                  16

Number of Days Allowed to Miss School per Semester                                                                 16

Tardiness                                                                                                                                                 17

Detention                                                                                                                                                  17

In-School Suspension                                                                                                                           17

Leaving School Grounds                                                                                                                      18

Senior Attendance Incentive Policy                                                                                                    18

Volunteer Services Policy                                                                                                                     18

Students Working Outside the Home                                                                                                 18

Cell Phones and/or Pagers                                                                                                                  18

 

DISCIPLINE:

Due Process                                                                                                                                            18

Discipline                                                                                                                                                 19

Respect and Protect Program                                                                                                              19

Insubordination                                                                                                                                       19

Criminal Offense Policy                                                                                                                        19

ITV Discipline Policy                                                                                                                              19

Great Western Student Discipline Policy                                                                                           20

Weapons                                                                                                                                                  20

Hall Conduct                                                                                                                                            21

Rules for Assembly Behavior                                                                                                               21

Suspension and Expulsion                                                                                                                   21

Suspension and Expulsion of Students with Disabilities                                                                22

Expulsion Hearing                                                                                                                                  22

Enrollment of Suspended or Expelled Students                                                                              23

Illness in School                                                                                                                                      23

Medicine                                                                                                                                                   23

Building Neatness                                                                                                                                  23

Lockers                                                                                                                                                     23

Telephone Calls                                                                                                                                     23

Lunch                                                                                                                                                        24

Driving and Parking                                                                                                                               24

Student/Staff Dress                                                                                                                                24

Physical Education                                                                                                                                 25

School Prayer                                                                                                                                          25

High School Study Hall Rules                                                                                                              25

Middle School Study Hall Rules                                                                                                          25

Visitors                                                                                                                                                      25

Tobacco Use in School                                                                                                                         25

Harmful Substances                                                                                                                              26

STUDENT SERVICES:

Student Council                                                                                                                                      27

Yearbook                                                                                                                                                  27

Directory Information                                                                                                                             27

School Records                                                                                                                                       27

Pupil Records Policy                                                                                                                              27

Guidance and Counseling                                                                                                                    28

A Special Note to 18 Year Olds                                                                                                            28

Student Grievance Procedure                                                                                                              28

Non-Discrimination Policy                                                                                                                    29

Sexual Harassment                                                                                                                               29

Student Harassment                                                                                                                              30

Significant Contagious Diseases                                                                                                        30

Head Lice                                                                                                                                                 31

Tornado Drills                                                                                                                                          31

Power Outage                                                                                                                                         31

Fire Drills                                                                                                                                                  32

TRANSPORTATION:

Bus Transportation                                                                                                                                 32

Regulations Governing Students Riding Buses                                                                                32

Responsibility of Parents                                                                                                                      33

Stormy Weather and Blizzards                                                                                                            33

SUGGESTED LIST OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES:

Kindergarten through Grade 5                                                                                                             34

Middle School and High School                                                                                                          34

STAFF AND ADMINISTRATION:

Administration, Faculty, Staff, and Board of Education                                                            35-36

SENIOR PRIVILEGES:

Senior Privilege Agreement                                                                                                                 37

Behavior Grids:

Elementary Grid (Grades K-5)                                                                                                             38

Middle School Grid (Grades 6-8)                                                                                                         39