Guide to Handbook

I. Student Athletics

  • Seasonal offerings of sports/activities
  • College athletics participation requirements/NCAA Clearinghouse

II. Academic Resources

  • College Entrance Exams
  • Testing schedules for ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT and AP exams

B. Montioring Academic progress


C. Numeric grading guidelines

  • Weighted courses/grades
  • Semester course grading
  • Yearlong course grading

D. Weighted Courses

  • AP Courses
  • Concurrent college courses
  • Dual-enrollment courses

F. Cheating

G. Graduation exercises

H. Diploma requirements/Superintendent’s Certification for Graduation Eligibility

I. Promotion requirements

J. Diploma Seals

K. Exam exemptions

L. Academic competitions

M. After-school tutorials


III. Attendance guidelines

  • Excused
  • Unexcused
  • Consequences for absenteeism
    School-related consequences
    State law 22, 1-248

D. Early release procedures

E. Telephone contacts/notes from parents/guardians

IV. Student Rights and Responsibilities for the age of majority

V. Student Services

A. Clinic services

  • Medication
  • Health Screening
  • Accidents/Insurance
  • Medical transportation
  • Emergency cards
  •  Communicable diseases

B. Transportation

  • Bus transportation
  • Bus notes
  • Drop Off and pick up

C. Food Services

  1. Lunch assistance
  2. Student meal accounts

D. Work Permits

E.  Lockers

F. Telephone use

G. Lost and found

H. Child Study Committee (CSC)

  • Procedures for requesting assistance from CSC

I. Contacting Teachers

VI. Student Parking

VII. Student Decorum

A. Important rules and guidelines

B. Dress code

  • Headwear
  • Footwear
  • Shirts/blouses
  • Bottoms
  • Symbolic/suggestive clothing
  • Accessories

C. Dance decorum

  1. Semi-formal – young men
  2. Semi-formal – young women

D. Emergency Drills

E. Loitering

F. Corporal punishment

G. Miscellaneous

  • PE Uniforms
  • Learner’s permit to drive

H. Counseling Services

J. Library Media Center

K. SOL Study Resources & Study suggestions

VIII. Bell Schedule