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    Coach Voos- World History Classroom Rules and Grading Policies

    1. Respect your teacher and your classmates- Character counts! - No profanity, insulting remarks or harassment of any kind is allowed.
    2. Tardies are assigned according to school policy.
    3. Follow the teacher's directions the first time they are given.
    4. Keep the classroom neat and clean.
    5. Remain seated until the teacher dismisses you.
    6. Do not speak while the teacher or another student is speaking   
        to the class. Raise your hand if you wish to to make a comment or ask a
       question. Talk only when the teacher gives you permission.
    7. Come to class prepared. A textbook will be provided for you (I have 30
        classroom copies). You need paper, pen or pencil, and a notebook or
        folder.
    8. Late work will follow school policy!If you are absent it is your
        responsibility to get the make-up work.
    9. Hall passes will only be given in emergencies. Take care of personal
        business before or after class.
    10. Disruptive class behavior will be dealt with according to the Student-
         Parent Handbook.
    11. No food or drink is allowed in the classroom. No grooming articles are to
          be used during class.
    12. Grading policies : Tests will count as 50 % of your grade each 9
          weeks. Test grades will include written tests, projects and a notebook.
    13. Daily work will also count as 50% of your 9 weeks grade. Daily work
          will include daily assignments in class, homework, and quizzes. Refer to the
          district grading guidelines link on my website.
    14. This class consists of 2 semesters. Your grade will be determined at the
         end of each semester by the following formula - each 9 weeks grade
          40 % and the semester exam will be 20%.
    15. Parents may reach Coach Voos  at 945-6163 0r 6164. My e-mail is
         dvoos@scuc.txed.net
    16. Respect is the key to a good experience in this class. Respect your
          classmates, teacher and yourself!
    17.  Refer to the link on my website home page for the pacing calendar and my homework
          calendar.