2018-2019 Student Handbook

TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS Page 2 | 3 1. Grading, Promotion, and Retention Policy ....................................................35 2. Grading, Promotion, and Retention Procedure ..............................................36 3. Additional Grading and Academic Policies & Procedures............................54 A. Academic Eligibility for Co-curricular and Extracurricular Activities Policy & Procedure ............................................................................54 B. Field Trips Policy...............................................................................54 C. Infants and Toddlers Program Policy ................................................54 D. Senior Exemption from Final Examinations Policy ..........................54 E. Senior Scholastic Recognition Policy................................................54 F. Special Education/Programs for Handicapped/Exceptional Students Policy .................................................................................................54 4. Grading and Academic Practices ...................................................................55 A. College Admission Tests ...................................................................55 B. Financial Aid......................................................................................50 C. High Performing Learners .................................................................56 D. Homework..........................................................................................56 E. Honor Roll .........................................................................................56 F. Interscholastic Athletics.....................................................................56 G. National Honor Society......................................................................57 H. Report Cards/Reporting to Parents ....................................................57 I. Student Service Learning...................................................................57 J. Summer School..................................................................................57 K. Textbooks...........................................................................................58 L. Wicomico County Certificate of Merit ..............................................58 5. Schools, Programs, and Services Practices....................................................59 A. Career and Technology Education Programs ....................................59 B. Choices Academy ..............................................................................59 C. Elementary Education........................................................................59 D. English Language Learners (ELL).....................................................60 E. Evening High School .........................................................................60 F. Financial Aid......................................................................................60 G. Middle Schools ..................................................................................61 H. Pre-Kindergarten................................................................................61 I. Special Education...............................................................................61 J. Title I/State Compensatory Education Program ................................62 K. Wicomico County Early Learning Center (WELC) ..........................62 L. Wicomico County Judy Center ..........................................................62 VII. Attendance ..........................................................................................................63 1. Student Attendance Policy.............................................................................64 2. Student Attendance Procedure .......................................................................69 3. Additional Attendance Policies & Procedures...............................................74 A. Evening High School Attendance Policy & Procedure .....................74 B. Pre-Kindergarten Attendance Policy & Procedure ............................74 4. Attendance Practices ......................................................................................75 A. Absence/Extracurricular Activity ......................................................75 B. Early Dismissal ..................................................................................75 C. School Hours......................................................................................75

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