Civics and Economics/World Geog – Mr. Byvik
See attached and in your agenda
- Check in with the teacher at the door upon arrival for attendance.
- Go to your locker to gather required supplies for your morning classes.
- Loitering at your locker is prohibited.
- Ask permission to go to breakfast, restroom, office, library, and guidance upon entering the classroom.
- Remain in your assigned seat during homeroom unless given permission to do otherwise.
Evaluation and Grading
- A = 90-100: Outstanding progress; superior work
- B = 80-89: Good, better than average accomplishments
- C = 70-79: Average progress and accomplishment
- D = 60-69: Poor, but passing
- F = 59 & below: Unsatisfactory
Each nine weeks’ grade will be calculated by the computer according to the following:
- See syllabus for Grade formula
- Late work is NOT accepted
- Cheating results in a ZERO. Parents will be contacted
Students are required to bring the following materials to class on a daily basis:
- Text book
- Completed assignments
- Writing utensil
- Other materials as announced
- Free Read Book
- Agendas are required and will be on the top of the desk at all times unless instructed otherwise.
- Agendas are required if the student leaves the classroom for any reason. If the student does not have an agenda, they cannot leave the classroom unless it is an emergency situation.
- Agendas will be used on a daily basis to record important information like homework assignments, upcoming events, holidays etc.
- Agendas will be used to communicate with the parent as necessary.
- Agendas need to go home on a daily basis.
Students are required to write down homework everyday in their agenda. Homework will be given at least 2-3 times a week.
In addition to the rules of the school the following rules will be followed:
- Students will raise their hand to speak
- Students will treat each other with respect
- Students will remain in their seat unless instructed to do otherwise
- Student will be on time and prepared for class on a daily basis (school-wide tardy policy on page 7 of agenda)
Each student is expected to copy from the board the date, question of the day or oral language sentences, objective, and homework at the beginning of class. This information is to be kept in the students binder and the student’s agenda.
Absentee information must be given to the teacher as soon as you enter the classroom.
Consequences of Misbehavior
Consequences of misbehavior may include one or more of the following:
- Seat change
- Parent Contact
Please see page 4 of the Student Agenda for the cell phone and electronic device guidelines.
Projects will be assigned through out the year.
Directions will be clearly explained and ample time will be given for all students to complete the assignment. Projects turned in late will be reduced one letter grade each calendar day late. (A project due on a Friday and turned in on a Monday will drop three letter grades) Because of this most, if not all projects will be collected on a Monday or Tuesday.
- Students are expected to be responsible for their actions. If you make a mess, clean it up. Take care of belongings. Do not write on, rip, or destroy school property like books, desks, walls, computers, etc.
- Be active in your education: participate in activities trying to learn something new, complete assignments in class and for homework, study for quizzes and tests by reviewing notes daily.
- Write your name, date, and name of assignment on all work collected.
- Exit immediately out the back doors to the grassy area behind the brick building behind the school.
- Line up in alphabetical order so that I can quickly take roll.
- Wait for the teacher’s all clear before returning to the classroom.
- Go straight back to class
This is a program designed to improve student reading skills. In order to achieve goals based on the student’s reading level, students are expected to do the following:
- read for a minimum of one hour per day: 30minutes during school; 30 minutes at home
- bring an Accelerated Reader book to class EVERY day
- Homeroom will sit together as a class at assigned tables.
- Class will enter the lunch line upon entrance to the cafeteria and then be seated.
- Students will remain seated until dismissal by the teacher.
- Upon dismissal, students will collect all garbage, empty trays into the trash receptacles, and proceed to line up across from the cafeteria doors.
- Students will NOT roam the cafeteria.
- Students are expected to be honest about their actions. Do not lie, cheat, or steal.
How can you contact Mr. Byvik