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STUDENTS TRANSFERRING TO ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT (moving out of Lafayette Parish)
If you are possibly moving to another school district before the end of this school year, it could impact your graduating on time. See the page TRANSFER STUDENTS for more information.
Grade Level counselors have completed their classroom visits regarding the upcoming Schedule Requests for the 2017-2018 School Year to be made by students beginning with a special Homeroom on March 6th. See the timeline chart below for details.
Sit-down homeroom after 1st hour to distribute schedule cards to students and discuss relevant scheduling issues.
Students will finalize schedule cards, consult with parents, and obtain all required signatures.
Schedule cards due to all IF teachers; wristbands for a planned Jean Day distributed to all students who hand in cards on this day. Grade Level Counselors will enter schedule requests into the computer system. Students who did not turn in schedule cards on March 10 are asked to PLEASE do so ASAP. They may consult with their grade level counselors first if necessary.
Monday, March 27
Students are reminded that if they do not turn in a schedule request card, a schedule will be made for them, with courses chosen by the grade level counselor. These students will have to wait until July (after the mass scheduling procedure is done by administration) to discuss their counselor-made schedules with their grade level counselor. Schedule requests will NOT be put into the system after administration begins working on the Master Schedule for 2017-2018. Bottom line: You snooze, you lose!
The following grading promotion policy was adopted by the board into Pupil Progression to be effective for the 1617 school year and beyond.
Grades are calculated from numerical scores from 2 weighted categories
Quality Points are used only at the end of the Nine Weeks Grading Period.
A = 3.5 average and above
B = 2.5 - 3.49 average
C = 1.5 - 2.49 average
D = 1.0 - 1.49 average
F = below 0.99 average
For Year-Long courses, students must have minimum of 4 quality points over the four 9 weeks grading periods, with a minimum of 4 quality points combined for the 3rd and 4th 9 weeks grading periods. Students must pass the last 9 weeks grading period with at least 1 quality point (meaning a grade of D or higher the 4th 9 Weeks).
For Semester Long, one credit courses, (examples: Business English, Technical Writing, Financial Literacy, Business Math) students must earn a minimum of 2 quality points, with a minimum of 1 quality point for the 2nd or 4th 9-weeks period grade; students cannot make an grade of F the final 9 weeks of the course.
For F’s earned the 2nd or 4th 9-weeks period for a half-credit course, the student fails the course, pending recommendation of the School Building Level Committee (SBLC) and the principal, with final approval granted by the Grade Level Director of Schools.
For Full Year courses where there is an End of Course (EOC) Test: If the student makes a grade of F the 4th 9-weeks grading period, he or she fails the course, UNLESS the student earns a GOOD or EXCELLENT score on the EOC test, and the student has earned at least 1 quality point over the year.
2016-2017 Important Dates
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