EXPECTATIONS OF STUDENTS MR. THACKER
A. Classroom conduct and daily routine: Means to an End
1. Students should always be in their seat and prepared for class as the bell rings. A tardy is defined as not being in your assigned seat as the bell rings. (1=warning, 2=detention, 3=detention, 4= referral)
2. Always ask permission to leave your seat, except in cases of emergency, or other appropriate times.
3. Take care of all personal duties before class, once in the classroom you will not be allowed to leave except for emergency reasons. (no pass rule)
4. Always come prepared with book in hand, we will work everyday, if Mr. Thacker loans you any classroom products it will cost you.
B. Daily work and assignments: Passing versus Failing
1. Place your name, date, period, and assignment number at upper right hand corner of your paper.
2. All assignments will be neat, in order, and must be turned in on time to receive credit.
3. Students should always make good use of class time provided for individual help or homework.
4. If a student received advanced notice of an assignment, then no late papers will be allowed for credit. If the student did not receive advance notice of an assignment then he will allowed two days for each day absent to complete the work.
5. Make-up work should be given directly to Mr. Thacker, so that it is not misplaced and can be graded quickly.
C. Cheating: It can kill you
1. No community assignments will be allowed.
2. Cheating will result in the following:
a. First Offense -- Parents will be notified and the student will receive a zero on that particular assignment.
b. Second Offense --Parents will be notified and the student's final grade will be lowered by one full grade, an A becomes a B, etc.
3. Put the time into studying for a quiz or test and not cheating, because cheating can kill.
D. School Property: Use it, do not abuse it
1. School property must be treated with the respect that you would treat your own property.
2. Do not damage the chairs, four on the floor.
3. Books are for your use, they are not to be written in or damaged.
4. Fines will be given at the end of the semester or year for damaged books or materials.
5. All books must be covered with a book cover by the end of the first week of school.
6. Always ask for permission to use the computers, if you change any of the settings or access unspecified areas your computer privileges will end, no warnings.
E. Classroom Rules: Rules to live by
1. Participation is encouraged, but no yelling matches will be allowed.
2. No food, drink or sunglasses are allowed in the classroom.
3. Gum is allowed, if I see it or hear it you lose it.
4. Absolutely no swearing of any type will be tolerated. (Detention time will result)
5. Back-packs or large bags will not be allowed in the classroom.
6. The library is an extension of the classroom all rules apply. (abuse it and lose it)