Miami High School
Blue or Black pen
100 Index Cards
Three Ring Binder (1 ½ to 2 inch) to be used specifically for Chemistry
Physics Lab Notebook (Provided to you by Miami I.S.D or you may purchase your own)
1. BE RESPONSIBLE
a. Come to class on time.
b. Bring needed materials
2. BE RESPECTFUL
a. No foul language or language that disrespects others, that includes
the teacher and students.
b. Respect classroom and others property.
c. Allow me to teach and come ready to learn!
1st infraction- Verbal warning.
2nd infraction- 30 minute detention and parent is notified, Action Plan is created
3rd infraction- Conference with parent(s), student, Mrs. Richardson, and Mr. Carrell FURTHER
DISCIPLINARY ACTION WILL BE DECIDED IN THIS MEETING.
Each six weeks the infractions will be cleared.
Detention is mandatory! If you miss one detention you will be given a longer detention. If you then
miss that detention, you will be put in ISS.
In the classroom there is a SUPER SCIENTIST wall. Students earn stickers to put on the wall for good
behavior and academic excellence. At the end of each six weeks, the students with the most stickers earns the
title of “Super Scientist” and gets to pick a prize out of the Super Scientist box.
CHEATING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED!!!!!! ANYONE CHEATING OR ANYONE AIDING IN THE
CHEATING WILL BE GIVEN AN AUTOMATIC ZERO ON THE ASSIGNMENT!
While in the lab students are expected to observe all lab rules and first aid procedures (REFER TO
LAB SAFETY CONTRACT)
If you do not observe safety rules, YOU WILL be written a Safety ticket. If you accumulate three safety
tickets you must pass a lab safety test before you can participate in any lab activities. Any labs that
are missed with be considered a zero.
You are considered tardy when you are not in your seat with needed materials when the tardy
If you are tardy, it is your responsibility to check in with Mrs. Wheeler before entering the classroom.
NO LATE WORK IS ACCEPTED. Let me repeat, NO LATE WORK IS
If you are absent you are to report to Mrs. Wheeler and obtain an absentee slip. You are then to pick
up any handouts from the missed work folder and get notes from a classmate. This is your
responsibility! If you do not understand a concept after you have obtained notes from a classmate,
you may then ask me for help.
If you have missed a quiz or test, it is your responsibility to make arrangements before the next class
period to take the quiz.
You will have one day for each day absent to make up any assignments, after that the late work policy
applies. Once again, NO LATE WORK IS ACCEPTED!
When you complete work it is to be put in class folder on my desk! Work will not be accepted any
This paper, lab rules, and lab report format are to be kept in Chemistry notebook.
We will use the GFWA method to solve problems. To receive full credit on calculations, this method
must be used.
Daily Work (Worksheets, Notes, Quizzes) 50%
Lab Notebook (graded at least every week) 20%
Lab Work 10%
Unit Tests 20%
-Students can make flash cards over the vocabulary words that are on the Word Wall that we are studying at
that time during class to earn extra credit.
-If students need extra credit beyond that they may speak with me and I will give them other extra credit