California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II
Place on school stationery.
Teacher's name (Math)
Teacher's name (Science)
Teacher's name (History)
Teacher's name (English)
Welcome to the (school name) family! We look forward to working with you throughout the school year. (school name) follows a block schedule. (school name) embraces the block schedule for the following researched–based educational reasons: (1) quality of instruction is increased, (2) academic success is increased, (3) opportunities for more varied teaching strategies are provided.
Parents and students, please read the following guidelines together:
Team Rules and Expectations:
Team Discipline Policy
Team (teacher team name) uses an Assertive Discipline plan for classroom management of behavior. Students who exhibit inappropriate behavior will have their name written on the board with the following consequences:
We may also schedule a team conference with our team counselor (school counselor name) and parents to discuss concerns.
(teacher team name) Tickets: Students may be given "(teacher team name) tickets" from any of their (teacher team name) teachers when they demonstrate exemplary behavior or work habits in the classroom. Once a student receives 10 tickets, they can turn them in for candy from (Teacher's name).
Grades: Grades will be a composite of homework, class work, quizzes, tests, reports, projects and will be received on a percentage basis: A=90-100 percent, B=80 to 89 percent, C=70 to 79 percent, D=60 to 69 percent, F=below 60 percent.
Assignments and Absent Work: Homework may be assigned every day. Expect approximately one hour of homework per night. Late work will not be accepted. If a student is absent, it is their responsibility to make up the work with in one week of the absence. Students should see the individual teacher for make-up work.
Binder Reminder: Students need to bring their Binder Reminders to class every day. Students will record homework assignments, project due dates, and special team functions in this organizer. Parents should check the binder reminder daily.
Supplies: General Supplies: One 3-ring 1 1/2- to 2-inch binder with 6 dividers, a homework folder, pencils, blue or black pens, a red pen, a green pen, dry erase marker, highlighter, lined paper, glue stick, small scissors.
This page is to be signed and returned to teacher's name (subject class) tomorrow!!!!!
I have read and agree to follow the team guidelines.
Student’s signature ________________________________
I have reviewed the team guidelines with my child.
Last Name ______________________First_______________________
Street Address ______________________________
City and Zip ____________________
Father’s Name _________________________
Home phone _____________Work or cell phone ___________________
Email address _______________________________________________
Mother’s Name ________________________
Home Phone ________________ Work or cell phone________________
*Approximately two times a year our team has a “Team Party” and we would like to have your permission to show a PG rated movie. Permission Granted?
______Yes ______ No Parent Signature_______________________
Any special needs that your child has that we should be aware of (i.e. glasses, hearing impaired, allergies, etc.) ___________________________________________________________________________
California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814