35830 State Road 52
Dade City, Florida 33525
Telephone (352) 524-5700
Fax (352) 524-5791
Web Site: jiec.pasco.k12.fl.us
Ms. Nancy Guss, Principal
Our vision: To create a community which works together so all JIEC
students will reach their highest potential.
Our mission: Our mission is to help all students learn the skills that they
need to be successful in school, community, and life so they can
successfully transition to their zoned schools.
Our focus is on:
Every Student, Every Minute, Every Period, Every Day
So that our students:
Believe, Achieve, and Succeed.
Mascot: Tiger Colors: Black & Gold
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Dear Students and Families,
Welcome to James Irvin Education Center (JIEC), home of the Tigers. At JIEC, our goal is
to create a safe and strong academic environment where all of our students believe, achieve,
and succeed. As an alternative school, it is essential that we help our students return to their
zoned schools on track toward making yearly progress, being promoted to the next grade
level, earning a high school diploma, and being a positive and productive citizen.
In our school’s section of this planner, I have outlined ideas that parents can use to work
with us to help their students reach their highest potential. Thank you for allowing us to be
partners in your child’s education.
Check out our website for loads of helpful information! We have links for parents,
students, and anyone interested in our programs. You can also connect with eSembler, our
on-line gradebook, see the latest JIEC news, and review our orientation, rules, and
To be true partners, we all need to be on the same page . . . We spend a lot of time working
to help students develop positive academic and social skills, and it takes students, parents,
and teachers working together to make our system work. Our character education program
consists of six core ethical values called TIGER TRAITS and is in compliance with Florida
Statute 1003.42(q) as defined by the Character Counts Youth Ethics Initiative (Making
Ethical Decisions, a Josephson Institute booklet).
The Six Tiger Traits are:
1) Trustworthiness: Be honest. Don’t deceive, cheat or steal. Be reliable – do what
you say you’ll do. Have the courage to do the right thing. Build a good reputation.
Be loyal – stand by your family, friends, school, and country.
2) Respect: Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule. Be tolerant of
differences. Use good manners, not bad language. Care about others’ feelings.
Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone. Deal peacefully with anger, insults and
3) Responsibility: Do what you are supposed to do. Persevere; keep on trying!
Always do your best. Use self-control. Be self-disciplined. Think before you act –
consider the consequences. Be accountable for your choices.
4) Fairness: Play by the rules. Take turns and share. Be open-minded; listen to
others. Realize that fairness doesn’t necessarily mean sameness. It is fair to do
whatever meets the needs of each individual situation.
5) Caring: Be kind. Be compassionate and show you care. Express gratitude.
Forgive others. Help people in need. When someone makes a mistake or has an
accident, let it go without retribution.
6) Citizenship: Do your share to make your school and community better. Cooperate.
Get involved in community and school activities. Stay informed; vote. Be a good
neighbor. Obey laws and rules. Respect authority. Protect the environment.
This planner is filled with very important information. After our school section, you will
find the Code of Student Conduct and other district procedures and policies. I highly
recommend that parents and students read the entire planner, and if there are questions, feel
free to email us at anytime. I wish you all the best for an excellent school year.
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Nancy Guss, Principal
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Who was James Irvin?
James Irvin was one of the most active members of the
Dade City community and attended Moore-Mickens as a
young teen. He was known for his honesty and
conscientiousness, but he gave so much to the community
when he mentored young men, served as a deacon at his
church, and coached/officiated Little League games
(including the one between Taiwan and Canada during a
1977 international competition). In addition to owning
Main Street Cleaners (known for its excellent customer
servi ce), one of the oldest businesses in Dade City, he was
an active volunteer with the Pasco Public Schools Foundation, the Community
Alliance of the Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts, and the
city’s Historical Preservation Advisory Board. We are proud to honor such a
wonderful role model and mentor to struggling students by dedicating the work at
our school to his efforts.
The James Irvin Education Center is a school designed to address students who are
off track academically and/or behaviorally. We have two areas of concentration:
Course/Credit Recovery and Behavior/Social Improvement. Our program provides
intensive training, opportunities, and supports for students who have not met state
requirements for promotion to high school, are significantly behind in credits, have
violated school board policy, have seriously disrupted the learning environment,
have been sent in lieu of being expelled from school, or have a behavior pattern
which has not been improved, even with extra help.
At James Irvin Education Center, we emphasize making the positive behavioral
changes so students succeed in all classes. To do this, we offer grade level courses
taught in small class settings with a focus on every student, every minute, every
period, every day. Staffed with a full time counselor and behavior specialist, we
work to help students develop a positive attitude toward the school environment.
By promoting positive social skills, students productively engage with school staff
and their peers. In addition to our core academic program, we offer computer
Students attending JIEC must abide by conditions for attending, which may include
course/credit recovery agreement, expulsion conditions, manifestation hearing
conditions, and attendance agreements. Students who do not meet conditions of
their placement may be referred to a different program, recommended for expulsion
(those who were placed here in lieu of expulsion), or withdrawn for non-attendance
(after they turn 16).
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Our Student Support Team
Principal: Ms. Nancy Guss
Guidance Counselor: Ms. Cynthia Ryalls-Clephane
Behavioral Specialist: Mr. Jose Olmo
Secretary/Bookkeeper: Mr. Louis Gauttier
Data Entry/Clinic Information: Ms. Sue Loss
School Resource Officer: Corporal Anthony Serrano
Cafeteria Manager: Ms. Sheila Helms
Plant Manager: Mr. Hercules Hicks
Tech/Media Specialist: Mr. Phil Altshuler
What does it mean to be Partners in Your Child’s Education?
All of us are on your child’s team, and we take our role in your
child’s life very seriously. One way to help in this partnership is to
support the school by respecting and adhering to the policies and
procedures designed to keep your child safe and our school running smoothly so
that your child has the best learning environment possible. Please help your child
succeed by following the guidelines and procedures below:
1. Grade or Classroom Questions? If anyone has a question or concern about a
grade or class assigned tasks, ask the teacher first. Give the teacher a chance to
discuss concerns and observations. If the situation needs to be discussed at
length, ask for an appointment or conference. Messages can also be left for
teachers through the switchboard in Student Services or email from the link on
the school website.
2. Plug into eSembler. All teachers use eSembler, which is an online gradebook
with parent access, and we provide many opportunities for students to master the
standards set for their grade level coursework. Parents can help by setting aside
one hour every weekday for homework and lesson reinforcement. If students
have completed all work, we use “Default to Reading,” which means that students
use the rest of the time to read a book, read notes taken in class, or study for
upcoming tests; we recommend that parents do the same thing at home so that
students don’t develop the habit of saying, “I don’t have any homework.”
3. Make sure your child attends daily and arrives on time. When your child is
not here, send a note explaining the absence. If your child misses a day, make
sure he/she knows to get all make-up work. See the parent link on our website
for more information and ideas to help your child be here every day.
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4. If you need to speak with a teacher, respect the teacher’s need to focus on
his/her classes during the day; calls should be returned within 24 hours; however,
sometimes this may take longer. If your call is not returned after two days, try
emailing the teacher from our website. Also, trust that the teachers and staff
know what they are doing. If your child complains about a teacher, make sure
you talk with the teacher before jumping to conclusions.
5. If you need to schedule a conference, contact the guidance counselor.
6. Students must abide by the Code of Student Conduct while on school board
property and at all events. This document is in this planner. Please understand
that our goal is to help all students make safe and positive choices, but when they
don’t, they need to be held accountable for what they’ve done and work toward
correcting the behavior so they can be successful.
7. Other situations that may affect a child’s learning could include a recent
move, loss of a loved one or friend, family issues, or illness. It is essential that
parents notify the school if there is any major change or situation in their child’s
life that may affect his/her learning. We recommend contacting the guidance
counselor, behavior specialist, a teacher, or an administrator. This
communication can make the difference in helping our students succeed, even
when they are going through a lot.
8. Communication between parents and the school is essential. If there are any
situations that may affect a student’s ability to learn, contact an administrator or
support staff immediately.
Conferences: In-person conferences may be scheduled by contacting our guidance
counselor or individual teachers. A good productive conference is a two-way
exchange of information about a student, and we expect the student to be present
and an active participant in the conference. Here are some things parents can do to
Before the conference:
Jot down what you want to learn about your child.
Write down what you want the school to know.
Write down suggestions for your child’s program.
During the conference:
Feel free to take notes and participate fully in the discussion.
Focus on your child and how he/she can be helped.
Ask for clarification on anything you do not understand.
Remain calm and focused on what steps need to be taken for success.
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After the conference:
Summarize the meeting with the school personnel.
Make sure you understand what is being done and who is to do what.
Share the information with your spouse and child.
Follow through on what you agreed to do.
Contact school personnel in four weeks to assess progress.
We believe the key to any successful partnership is
communication, and we have a variety of tools we use to
communicate with parents/guardians. These include our
website, email, eSembler, information flyers, mid-quarter
progress reports, the marquee in front of the school, class
syllabi, the planner, and a new electronic messaging system
called School Connects, which is used to notify large
numbers of students and parents. The School Connects
program is our main tool for use in emergencies, as well and will provide parents
with information and instruction about any crisis situation. Finally, our
communication is only as good as the information provided by parents/guardians.
Please make sure that the phone numbers and address that we have are always up-
The student day begins at 7:25 A.M. and concludes at 1:45 P.M. All students will
be enrolled in a 1st period Leadership Development elective, where we provide our
character education, ethics education, community service, and social skills support.
In addition, all 10th grade students will be enrolled in a semester course of Writing.
All students will follow a program of study as outlined by the Student Progression
Plan and student need, which will include a one or two period reading elective for
students scoring below level 3 on the FCAT. Students have 30 minutes for lunch.
SCHOOL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES:
How are we different than regular school?
1) Students do not carry backpacks.
2) Students do not have passing periods (they transition
straight to their next class).
3) Students’ privileges are established by the card level they
4) Due to our small class and campus size, we are able to
respond to student academic and behavior needs on an
5) We use a supervision system for restroom and water breaks.
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POINT CARD SYSTEM:
JIEC uses a point card system to provide students a measurement of their
There are 4 levels to the point card system:
o Tiger’s Eye (goldenrod)
o Pearl (gray)
o Ruby (red)
o Amethyst (lavender)
All students start on Ruby Level upon entering JIEC.
For each class period, a student may earn a total of 10 points, totaling up to 80
points for the day. Points are awarded for:
o being on-task and completing work
o being in dress code
o following teacher directives and redirection; following all rules
o exhibiting the school skill of the week
o Other categories as noted or changed by the Leadership Team
ACADEMIC RECOVERY PROGRAM INFORMATION
High School Credit Recovery
High School students placed at James Irvin are afforded the
opportunity to recover courses and improve their GPA
through our NovaNet Program until they are on track for
graduation. Students who do not work will be removed from
Students are expected to follow the District School Board of Pasco County
Student Code of Conduct as outlined in this planner, as well as rules specific to
the school’s eLab.
Students are expected to attend regularly.
Students are expected to complette a minimum of .5 credits every quarter.
Students will use the technology equipment and softward in an appropriate
manner as outlined in the Network Use Guidelines for Students agreement.
Students will not bring food or drinks into the eLab.
Printing of lessons will not be allowed without the approval of the facilitating
Students may ask for help from the lab teacher; however, they are expected to
work independently and demonstrate attempts to complete work prior to
accessing help from lab teachers. No tutoring or assistance will be given
during the pre- or post-tests for mastery.
Students must have a notebook to handwrite notes or to work out solutions to
Note-taking is a required component of the computer-based courses. Students
must show evidence of notes taken. Facilitating teachers will monitor the note-
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Students must earn an A, B, or C for grade replacement. A grade of D will not
replace an F.
Enrollment in the program is a privilege. Violation of rules or refusal to work
may result in dismissal from the program.
Middle School Course Recovery
Students who have completed the eighth grade without meeting all the state
requirements for promotion to high school may be enrolled in our course recovery
program. Also, students assigned to JIEC for behavior may make up failed classes
in this program, as well. Here are some key points about our program.
Students will recover failed courses through the district’s on-line recovery
program. Students needing to make up a lot of courses will have multiple
periods of recovery classes. When these courses are complete, students will be
enrolled in additional online or on campus high school classes.
Students will be enrolled in as many high school courses as their schedules
Students are expected to recover at least 1 semester class per quarter.
Students who do not abide by the eLab expectations or demonstrate productive
work habits may be returned to their sending middle school.
Students completing recovery will be promoted to high school with as many
credits earned at the end of the school year.
Students enrolled as a second year eighth grader will be
classified at the school level as an 8.5 student.
Students will be promoted to high school only after all
middle school requirements have been completed,
including the career component. This is usually done at
a semester or end of the year.
JIEC CAMPUS RULES:
o All students will be engaged in learning in class.
o Students will come to school prepared to learn.
o Students will dress according to the Dress Code as outlined in the Code
of Student Conduct.
o Follow all classroom and schoolwide procedures.
o All conversations on campus will be appropriate to work standards; no
profanity or discussion of illegal drugs, violence, or weapons.
o Students will be respectful of all staff and other students at all times.
o Be in assigned areas
o Keep hands, feet, and objects to self
o Avoid making conflicts worse
Be a Positive Problem Solver
o Students will seek out assistance from support staff and teachers when
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dealing with a conflict or confronted with a situation that may lead to a
possible disciplinary situation.
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS
Students must abide by the policies developed by our School Board and
outlined in the Student Code of Conduct, which follows this section of the
planner. It is the students’ and parents’ responsibility to read, discuss,
understand, and follow these important expectations and requirements. Our
focus is to help students make positive choices and use strategies that prevent
situations from escalating; however, if there are incidents that require intervention,
we employ preventative, supportive, and corrective strategies to change the
behavior. See the Code of Conduct for more information.
Cell Phones and Electronic Devices: Students may have cell phones in their
possession. However, the cell phone must be turned off and out of sight between
the time they arrive and 1:45. Any cell phone that is on or displayed is subject to
confiscation. Electronic devices, including iPods, games, cd players, radios,
headphones, etc. are not permitted and also fall under this policy. The school is not
responsible if these devices are brought on campus and confiscated, lost, broken,
Parents, please help by not calling or texting your student during school hours. If
you need to reach him/her, call us, and we will bring your child
to the office where he/she can speak with you privately and not
get into trouble.
To help students remember our policy, they can remember:
From the moment I arrive until 1:45,
No electronic devices or cell phones will be out or alive.
They will be off and away
For the entire day.
If a student violates this policy, we take the following actions:
1. Device is confiscated and turned in to the office, where it is documented.
Student may pick it up at the end of the day.
2. Device is confiscated, turned in to Student Services, and the parent must
come to the school to retrieve it. This is documented.
3. If the situation continues to be an issue, the student could lose the privilege
of having the device on campus at all.
NOTE: If a student is using or displaying a cell phone or electronic device during
classtime, the teacher may confiscate the item and bring to the office later.
**Very Useful Information for Parents: Parents can go online for most cell
phone carriers and turn off certain features of their children’s cell phones at
certain times (during school, at night, on certain days, etc.) while still enabling
them to call/text specific numbers (parents) at any time. They can also limit the
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texting and block certain numbers. If it is not on your carrier’s website, you’ll
need to ask about how to activate these features. In some cases, it’s not on the
main site, and you will need to ask your provider.
Making our schools a safe place for teaching and learning is a high priority for the
District School Board of Pasco County. Our schools and district have established
crisis procedures to direct staff and students in case of an emergency. There is a
zero-tolerance policy when dealing with school violence and crime. Please note
that we will conduct random searches, and we have surveillance cameras
throughout the campus. School Resource Officers are in place which enhance the
proactive nature of the district’s safety prevention effort. We believe it is the
responsibility of all parties to maintain a high standard of conduct so that all
students feel safe.
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
James Irvin Education Center has developed a crisis plan that addresses the many
emergencies that may arise. In order to ensure safety, efficiency, organization, and
to maintain calm, it is essential that all students and parents follow our
In all drills, it is essential that students remain with their classes and follow all
teacher directions without question or comment. If an extreme emergency occurs,
we have arrangements for parent pick-up, alternative evacuation sites, and
communications. Parents can ensure they receive communications in a crisis
situation by having current phone numbers on emergency cards and computer
system. Our computer system is able to contact all parents in a matter of seconds,
but our system is only as good as the phone numbers parents provide.
Please understand that if we are in lockdown, parents will not have immediate
access to their children. We need all students and parents to remain patient so that
we can ensure student safety, keep accurate accounting of where all students are,
attain crisis resolution, and maintain an efficient student release system. During
drills or crisis events, students must remain with their teachers, follow all
directions, and behave appropriately. Students who do not are subject to
suspension or a recommendation for expulsion.
Upon reasonable suspicion, students, lockers, automobiles, or other areas may
be searched for substances or objects that are not allowed according to the
District School Board of Pasco County Code of Student Conduct. The school
may use a hand held metal detector or canine units when the situation warrants. In
addition, students who attend JIEC under expulsion guidelines are subject to search
at any time.
ZERO TOLERANCE RULES:
By “Zero Tolerance,” we mean any breach of the Code of Student Conduct that
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endangers or threatens our safe and secure learning environment. The following are
Drugs of any types on campus (over the counter or illegal substances)
Weapons of any type (this includes knives, guns, laser pens, brass knuckles,
any “spike” jewelry, etc.)
Harassment / Bullying - see information included on this topic
Any type of violent crime or violence against staff
Any misbehavior that compromises the safety of staff or students, especially
during drills or crisis events
Any gang activity, including symbols, signals, langauge, grafitti, etc.
One of our goals at James Irvin Education Center is to provide a safe, secure, and
friendly learning environment. At JIEC, we have implemented an anti-bullying
program. The District School Board of Pasco County has taken steps to create and
ensure an educational and work environment free of harassment on the basis of
race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, or
handicap. Please refer to the Code of Conduct for information.
What is Bullying? “Bullying occurs when a student or group of students targets an
individual repeatedly over time, using physical or psychological aggression to
dominate the victim (Hoover & Oliver, 1996; Rigby, 1995; USDOE, 1998).”
Simply Stated Bullying:
Is intentionally intimidating or subjecting a person to hostility or ill treatment.
Involves actions that cause another person to feel afraid, humiliated,
embarrassed, threatened, or shamed.
Is repeated over time.
Occurs in a relationship in which there is an imbalance of power.
There are several types of bullying, such as verbal, physical, emotional, sexual,
and cyber bullying. Please reference the Student Code of Conduct. You can view
the Code of Conduct on our website, under Parent Information, or in this Planner.
James Irvin Education Center Anti- Bullying Plan
If students observe or have been the victim of a bully, this needs to be reported
immediately via a parent, teacher, counselor, administrator, friends, phone call, or a
note dropped in the door boxes of any staff member in the office. Incident
Report Forms are located in Student Services, Guidance, classrooms, or
downloaded from the school website at http://jiec.pasco.k12.fl.us/Home.html.
Once the incident is reported, we investigate, and if founded, the following steps
The student is enrolled in the Anti-Bully program at one of the following
.5 Step: Conference with student, warning and parent contact (depends on
severity of incident); if severe, move to Step 1.
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Step 1: If founded, the bullying student’s parents are contacted and requested to
come in for a conference with an administrator. During that conference, the
parents are informed of their child’s behavior, the school policy, and the
consequences for future infractions. The student and parent(s) sign the letter
acknowledging the consequences for this behavior. The student is sent home for
the remainder of the day, and/or given additional in-school consequences.
Step 2: If a second incident occurs, the student can receive up to 5 days of OSS,
and attends 4 to 6 weeks of group counseling targeting aggressive behaviors and
replacement behaviors. These groups will be separated into boys’ groups and
girls’ groups, since aggression usually manifests itself differently in these groups.
A referral is written. Parents are informed. After attending the required number
of group sessions, the student appears before a panel of his or her peers, to
convey a change in attitude and behavior. The panel will review the answers,
attitudes, and findings and report to the Administration. The Administration will
make a decision as to whether or not further action may be necessary. Parents are
Step 3: A third incident results in 5 to 10 days of OSS. A referral is written, and
parents are informed.
Step 4: The 4th Incident results in a recommendation for expulsion. This is a
severe bully that has been through all the steps and the counseling program. This
student would be recommended for placement in an alternative setting.
Guidance Services are available for educational planning, occupational and career
information, test data interpretation or military options. The social worker/guidance
counselor is available to assist students with alternative graduation options like
GED, Job Corp or performance based diploma program. Our behavior specialists
are available for individual and group counseling, behavior plans and corrective
The guidance counselor at the James Irvin Education Center works with parents to
assist with referrals for help with outside agencies. The District School Board of
Pasco County has contracts for a limited number of visits to counselors, therapists
and psychiatrists. For families who do not have insurance, these contracts are there
to give one time emergency assistance. The guidance counselor also refers families
to agencies for help with housing, legal aid and emergency food relief.
Our behavior specialist(s) work with students during the school day as mentors and
counselors to help students learn to make positive choices. Through classroom
observation, group counseling, individual counseling, and teacher trainging, they
serve as essential parts of our preventive, supportive, and corrective approach to
behavior correction and management.
At the James Irvin Education Center students are expected to attend on a daily
basis. Those students who meet criteria for truancy will be referred to an outside
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agency for assistance. The social worker is responsible for these referrals. Parents
with concerns about truancy or behavior may contact the social worker. We also
have a school psychologist, nurse, and social worker on site at least once per week.
If your child is on medication, please make sure that the school nurse is properly
notified. It is of vital importance that the clinic have emergency contact numbers
for all James Irvin Education Center students. Our school nurse will provide
additional information on our Healthy Child Program.
The school cafeteria is maintained as a vital part of the student health program.
Breakfast and lunch programs are available for all students.
We ask that all students assist in lunchroom management by:
1. Depositing all lunch litter in the wastebaskets.
2. Leaving tables and area surrounding in a clean condition for others.
3. Recycling all materials that are appropriate.
The Media Center at the James Irvin Education Center offers
student resources for educational growth and personal enjoyment.
Students may visit the media center for book checkout, leisure
reading, audio/visual use, research, training, computer use or
production. Books, magazines, tapes, other audio/visual materials, computers with
printing capabilities, internet access terminals and other hardware
items are available. Specific training on software programs or
other technology training can be arranged. Use of machines or
services not housed in the main reading room should be under
the supervision of media staff or classroom teachers.
Important to note regarding media and technology equipment:
Each user of network services must agree to comply with the district’s network
policy for students.
Internet access by students must be under the supervision of a staff member
and must be related to instructional purposes.
Normal period for book checkout is two weeks.
Each student may checkout two items. Overdue books from other schools can
be returned here.
Audio Tapes/CDs are available for checkout.
Students may not checkout magazines.
Student media area is limited to the main room.
Students should bring their point card and any needed items.
Students who abuse privileges will lose privileges.
SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION:
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Please team up with us to make sure your child is safe. We can never be too careful
when it comes to our children’s safety. School bus safety is improving all the time,
yet rare incidents still occur. Many of these incidents are preventable. Your
cooperation is needed to ensure that your children are safe when they ride on school
buses. Here are a few key ideas:
The bus driver is the boss of the bus.
If seatbelts are on the bus, students must buckle them.
Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
Face forward and remain seated.
Speak in quiet voices only.
Allow the driver to keep his/her eyes on the road – no distractions.
All rules in the Code of Student Conduct apply to the buses.
OTHER SERVICES AND INFORMATION
Sign-in/Sign-out: Main Office (remember your photo ID). (813-794-5700 or
Messages and early check-out: As not to limit your child’s instructional time,
please try and limit personal messages to students to emergency situations only.
If you know that you will be picking up your child early from school for any
reason, please send a note with him/her to Student Services before school
begins, and we will have your child waiting for you. If you have any changes
in afternoon transportation arrangements that need to be communicated to
your child, please contact the school BEFORE 1:30 P.M.
Attendance and absence notes: Students need to give their absence notes to
their first period teacher, who will turn them in to the attendance secretary.
Leave a message for teacher: Either email the teacher through the link on our
website or call the office number and leave a message.
Lost/Found: If you lose or misplace items, check first with your teachers. Lost
and Found is located in the clinic. Items believed to be stolen may be reported to
the School Resource Officer.
Variable Temperatures: Be ready for variable temperatures; one classroom may
seem to be freezing and the next may seem warm. Have a jacket to be ready for the
“Arctic” or the “Tropics.”
Insurance: Students injured at school ARE NOT automatically covered by any
school insurance plan. School insurance is available at the beginning of each
school year. Each student will receive more information about student insurance
during the first week of school.
Community Publications Policy
To assist our community in promoting programs, events and activities that are
beneficial to students and their families, we have established the following policy
for the availability and promotion of these publications:
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No programs, events or activities which are deemed to be of a negative or
unhealthy nature or which adversely affect the educational environment of the
school will be accepted by the principal.
Fliers (8.5 x 11 or smaller) deemed acceptable by the principal may be made
available for students and parents in the Student Services Lobby on the table in
front of the bookkeeper’s office. Posters will not be accepted.
Community programs, events and activities deemed appropriate by the principal
may be announced during our in-school news announcements.
We have the greatest family of students, parents, faculty, staff, and community
members all working as partners to help our students grow into responsible and
literate adults who will positively contribute to making our world a better place. It
is our vision to provide the culture and opportunity for all students to believe in
themselves so that they achieve to their highest potential, and become successful
contributors to our world. When we all work together, everybody wins.
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