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A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs, jolted by every pebble in the road. -Henry Ward Beecher Building Administration Principal – Mrs. Wheeler Grade 9 – Mr. Draves Grade 10 – Mr. Taylor Grade 11 – Ms. Bavaro Grade 12 – Mrs. Schafer Guidance Counselors Mrs. Pizon A-E Mrs. Conway F-K Mrs. Keller L-Q Miss Camino R-V Mrs. Dumann W-Z 2011-12 Bell Schedule Warning Bell 7:21 7:25 – 8:15 1st Period 8:20 – 9:10 2nd Period 9:15 – 10:20 3rd Period 10:10 – 10:33 4th Period 10:38 – 11:01 5th Period 11:06 – 11:29 6th Period 11:34 – 11:57 7th Period 12:02 – 12:25 8th Period 12:30 – 1:20 9th Period 1:25 – 2:15 10th Period Attendance Board Policy only allows up to 10 days of excused absences Under the age of 18, truancy charges filed 18 and over, loss of privileges including possible withdrawal from classes and/or school, exclusion from extracurricular activities, loss of parking pass. 18 Years of Age NO sign-in, sign-outs, calling yourself off just because you’re 18. As long as you are living at home, your parent is responsible for you and we must have parent permission for sign in/outs and absences. Study Hall The procedure for attending the Media Center for Study Hall has changed. You will electronically register for a time slot. All information will be relayed during your Study Hall in August. The Log In will be on the High School page. Arrival/Dismissal from School/Classes Students arriving or leaving from school grounds must sign in/out in their grade level office. Even with a note, students will only be permitted to sign out after contact has been made with a parent or guardian. Once a student has signed out he/she is not permitted to sign back in, unless he/she has a medical or court excuse. Students are expected to be in their designated classroom at the beginning of each period. Those who are not prompt may be subject to disciplinary action. Truancy/Class Cuts Excused Absences/Sign Unexcused Absences/Sign Outs Outs Babysitting Personal illness of the student; Hair appointments Illness in the student’s family; Car or traffic problems Death in the family; Missing the bus Driving tests Quarantine for contagious Employment interviews disease; Oversleeping Religious reasons; Weekend shopping Attending non-school related events Pre-approved vacation Birthdays Court/ Probation Outside employment, unless through an approved program (Work Study, OWE, OWA, etc.) Dropping a Class A student may withdraw from a course within the first nine weeks without penalty, providing the students course load does not fall below 5 credits. If a course is dropped after the first nine weeks a grade of “F” will be recorded. Progress Book Progress book: online grade book Students/parents can access grades throughout the school year. Login remains the same throughout a student’s career- unless he/she changes it. Forget login see Mrs. Coates (East Office) or go to BHS webpage and use email helpline- firstname.lastname@example.org Parking All unpaid school fees MUST be paid before you can purchase a parking pass All cars must have parking passes displayed by Thursday, September 1st Not in correct lot, ticketed, possibly towed Right to revoke parking pass for academics, discipline, abuse of privilege BHS Administration has the right to search cars parked in BHS lots Cell Phone Policy Rules: Consequences: 1. Are not allowed on your First Offense-Confiscation of person at anytime. phone and parent must pick up. Cell phones will not be 2. Are to be left in your locker returned to student if parent or in your car. does not pick up until 3. BHS is not responsible for conclusion of next school day. lost or stolen cell phones. Second Offense-All the above 4. In the event of an emergency, plus a Weds/Fri Detention. your family will need to Refusal to relinquish cell contact your grade level phone to staff member will office. result in suspension. Dress Code Highlights 1. Dresses, skirts or shorts must be 5. Coats-Must remain in lockers. knee length(including Award 6. Shirts-Students are not Ceremonies, Class presentations, etc.). No Yoga Pants or Leggings. permitted to wear halter tops, 2. Pants are not permitted to be ripped, tank tops, tube tops or any top shredded, torn or damaged. Pants exposing the midriff or cleavage. must be worn at the waist. 7. Clothing decorated with 3. Students are not permitted to wear offensive, obscene language or any type of hat, headband or gestures promoting drugs, bandana. All hats must be kept in alcohol, tobacco, sex, or violence lockers from 7:25 – 2:15. are not permitted. 4. Students are not permitted to have 8. Failure to follow the dress unnatural hair color. code will result in you being sent to CLC for the day until rectified. Bullying and Fighting Text messaging someone is the same as saying it to their face! Even if it happens out of school it could have implications in the school building which means you can be disciplined. If you are involved in a fight you will be suspended for at least 3 days of school. School work will not be allowed to be made up! Charges may be filed with the Brunswick Police Department! Prescription Drugs All prescription and over the counter medications must be handed in to your grade level office with appropriate paperwork. You may not carry or store aspirin, prescription medication, cough medicine, 5 hr energy, vitamins etc… in your locker. Violation of this policy will result in a suspension with a recommendation for expulsion. EpiPens and inhalers must be registered with the grade level office. Each student will be assigned a locker. Students are responsible for their school materials and personal property, thus lockers should be kept locked at all times. Sharing of lockers and combinations is not advised. Lockers are the property of Brunswick City Schools and therefore can be searched at any time. Class Exchanges On weather permitting days, students may walk outside during class changes. All doors are now alarmed. The office is notified whenever a door is opened. Reminder: cameras have also been installed. IPods Students may not use listening devices during instructional time and while taking tests or quizzes. Misuse of an IPod can result in confiscation of the IPod Music must not be heard by others. IPods are not to be used in the classroom. BHS is not responsible for lost or stolen Ipods. Hall Passes Your agenda book has your hall passes for the year. Students will ask their teacher for their signature and take their handbook with them to their destination. Once all lines have been used the student is out of passes for the quarter. The cost of replacing your handbook is $10.00. If you need a replacement, see Mrs. Caso in the Athletic Office. ID’s You need your ID’s for books, media center, and dances. Replacement ID’s are $2 and can be purchased in the media center. After School Policy All students are expected to exit the building by 2:30 p.m. unless being supervised directly by a staff member. Weight room is not open unless supervised by a BCS staff member. The media center is open until 3:15 p.m. Athletic Eligibility Students must have received passing grades in a minimum of 5 one credit classes or the equivalent 9th graders must carry a 1.8 GPA 10th-12 graders must carry a 2.0 GPA All requirements must be met in the grading period immediately preceding. Random Drug Testing • Participation by students in extracurricular activities offered at BHS is a privilege, not a right. • Students participating in extracurricular activities will be required to participate in a random drug/alcohol/nicotine testing program. • Each student and parent is required to sign a form consenting to the random testing. If the “Drug Testing Policy General Authorization Form” is not signed, you may not participate in any extracurricular activity. Physical Education All PE students will need to purchase a shirt. Order forms will be available in PE class. There is a policy that permits students to be exempted from PE if they participate in a sport, cheerleading, dance or marching band for two completed seasons. If you have physical education and you change for class your belongings must be locked up! If you do not lock up your belongings you may have things stolen and it is not the schools responsibility. Announcements Announcement can be heard between 7:00 – 7:25. Announcements will be posted in your Blue Devil Mail account daily. Also, refer to our website for information- www.bcsoh.org/highschool. Announcements will also be posted in each grade level office and Guidance daily. Student Log In New this year: First initial middle initial last name + grad year Password: student id Example: mbavaro2013 student id Attendance at Extracurricular Events Football games – ALL STUDENTS MUST BE SEATED DURING GAMES! It is your responsibility to follow the Student Code of Conduct. Inappropriate behavior at extracurricular events will result in removal from that event and possible future events. Remember you are the building leaders for underclassmen, be good role models and show respect for our school. Athletic Passes – 10 game pass - $30.00 and Blue Devil Unlimited Pass allows in all home games for $50.00. PSAT Why take: To practice for the SAT To earn scholarship and academic recognition To begin college search To get feedback on how to improve academic skills needed for college When: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 @ 7:00 Registration: Thursday, September 1 – Friday, September 30,2011 Cost: $15.00 More information in Guidance Office College Visits During the week of September 26, you will receive three passes and a schedule of college reps visiting Brunswick High School during Language Arts class. Scheduled visits will be posted on Guidance web page. You must go to your Language Arts first, get your teacher’s signature , then go to the guidance office. Most visits will be in the guidance office, unless it’s a bigger university (PAC/CLT) Students are only allowed three passes to miss class for a college rep visit so they need to be selective. For more information, see your guidance counselor. Class of 2013….. Work hard, have fun and have a great year!!!!!
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