Trigonometry Mr. Yost [email protected] 254-7317 WAY OF THE WARRIOR W: Wisdom: The sum of learning through the ages A: Accountability: R: Respect: human beings An obligation or willingness to accept responsibility Treating others as you would want to be treated. Understanding that all people have value as R: Reliability: Worthy of being depended on I: Integrity: Being honest, trustworthy and incorruptible O: Ownership: Being responsible for your actions R: Responsibility: Having a sense of duty to fulfill tasks with reliability, dependability, and commitment Office Hours Room 323/320 Before School 7:00 – 7:25 Lunch 10:47 – 11:25 7th Block 1:13 – 2:45 After School 2:45 - (Depends on the Season) Your Responsibilities Respect and Ownership Be respectful towards yourself and others Be respectful to the equipment used in class Have a good attitude Do your OWN work and take pride in it Food and Drink Accountability and Respect You may have food in class if it does not disturb others You may have water in a clear plastic container NO, soda, coffee, etc … Electronic Devices Cell phones, ipods, mp3 players Do not use them in class Do not let me see them in class (Respect, Integrity) (Reliability) If any electronic devise is seen, it will be taken by me and can be picked up at the end of the day (Accountability, Ownership) Please make sure your cell phone is off when you come into class (Respect) Materials Accountability and Reliability Book Paper and or Graph Paper Pen/Pencil Graphing Calculator Classwork/Homework Accountability and Reliability Homework will be assigned daily Homework will be due the next day, following the completion of each section Homework is graded on completion and on your effort. To receive full credit, it is expected that all parts of each question assigned are completed Late work will be accepted by penalized (10 percent drop/day). Late work will be accepted until the day of the chapter test, after that no work from the chapter will be accepted. Quizzes Wisdom There is a possibility of a quiz everyday Usually there will be a quiz every 2 to 4 sections Tests/Test Corrections Accountability, Reliability, and Wisdom There will be at least one test per chapter You are allowed to make 3 test corrections per semester. The corrections must be done within 2 days of getting your test back. You will earn half your points back that you missed. (This excludes the last test of the semester and the test over identities. To take advantage of the test correction policy, you must have completed all your homework for that unit. Grading Scale Wisdom A B C D F 100 -90 89-80 79-70 69-60 59 – 0 Grade Break Down Homework 15% Quizzes 25% Tests 60% Test Make-up Responsibility and Ownership If you miss a quiz/test you have 2 days to make it up if the absences is excused If the absences is unexcused no make up will be allowed All make up tests and quizzes must be done by appointment with Mr. Yost Hall Passes Accountability A hall pass will be taken whenever the classroom is left. Please ask for permission Do not make a habit of there will be limitations placed on an individual basis No hall passes will be given the first or last 10 minutes of class If you are tardy to class you forfeit all pass priveledges Tardies Accountability and Ownership You will be allowed 2 free tardies per 9 weeks with no questions asked. After 2 tardies you will make up the same amount of time you were late immediately after class. After 5 tardies you will be referred to the office. If you do not make up that time you will lose one percentage point for every tardy you do not make up If you are more than 15 minutes late to class it will be considered an absences. Attendance Policy Accountability and Ownership 3rd Unexcused Absences 10% Grade Reduction 4th Unexcused Absences 20% Grade Reduction 5th Unexcused Absences 30% Grade Reduction 6th Unexcused Absences 40% Grade Reduction 7th Unexcused Absences 50% Grade Reduction Attendance Reward Policy Accountability and Ownership If you have an A, are absent only 2 times, and have turned in all your homework, you may drop your lowest test grade for the quarter (not including the Final). If you have a B, are absent only once, and have turned in all your homework, you may drop your lowest test grade for the quarter (not including the Final). If you have a C, are not absent at all, and have turned in all your homework, you may drop your lowest test grade for the quarter (not including the Final). Reward Policy Continued There is no distinction between excused and unexcused absences for this reward policy. School activity absences are not counted against you in this policy 2 Tardies count as one absence in this reward policy.