Computer Maintenance and Repair
Hendrickson High School 2011-2012
David Mallon, 594-1100 x48084 vm
Best Time for Calls/Conferences:
8:00-8:45 a.m., after 4:10 by pre-arrangement
Hendrickson High School Grading Protocols for 2011-2012
Assessment Grades Practice Grades
4 or more per grading period 6 or more per grading period
Category Weight 60% Category Weight 40%
Tests/Exams Independent practice
Products Progress checks
Final Process Writing Pieces Journals
Major Lab Experiences Components of Writing Process
Presentations Lab Experience, Participation
Assignment of Grades
The teacher has the discretion to drop grades as long as minimums above are maintained.
Timeliness of posting
Teacher will refresh on-line grade books weekly, by start of school day each Tuesday.
Retesting or Redoing
Students scoring below “70” on a Assessment Grade shall be allowed (or may be required) to redo the
assignment/test (or similar) after completing prerequisite work. The higher grade, with a maximum of “70”, shall be
Retesting/redoing should be completed within five school days (unless the teacher makes alternative provision for
Students will be afforded opportunity to submit late work for Formative Assignments during each grading period.
Late work submissions in this regard must be submitted within two school days of the original submission date.
Teachers may extend the deadline for legitimate student absences.
Late work submissions in this regard must be good-faith efforts at the assignment; trivial attempts at assignments will
not be accepted or graded. The teacher will determine the worthiness of the late assignment submitted.
Extra credit assignments are NOT subject to this Late Work provision.
Transfer grades shall be assigned proportionally to the time spent in each school/class.
Name of Course: Computer Maintenance and Repair A+
This course will give students “hands-on, real-world” skills and knowledge of basic computer maintenance and repair and
customer service. Students also will be prepared to take the industry based skills certification assessment, A+. The course
provides an opportunity for preparation to transitioning to both the workplace and postsecondary transitions.
Format and Procedures:
This course requires a high level of student participation. There will be multiple projects, both individual and team; as
will as lecture and student presentations. Students should be highly motivated and willing to do more outside reading and
research as part of the learning process. Being prompt in attendance in addition to bringing needed materials are
expected behaviors. Active participation in the class discussions and group activities is required.
Expectations: Be Polite/Respectful – to each other, teachers, administrators, substitutes, etc.
Be Prompt – seated and ready before the tardy bell rings.
Be Prepared – have all materials with you.
Pen (black ink), #2 standard pencils
Bound Composition Book, wide or college ruled
1. Class attendance and participation policy: Active participation in the class discussions and group activities is required.
2. Course readings:
(a) Required text: Managing & Troubleshooting PC’s – Meyers classroom book set to be used
(b) Background readings, course packet? Others as assigned.
Each student in this course is expected to abide by the Pflugerville ISD Code of Conduct and Student Handbook with
regard to Academic Integrity. Any work submitted by a student in this course for academic credit will be the student's
own work unless otherwise specifically directed by the teacher.
Mr. David Mallon
Hendrickson High School, 594-1100 ext. 48084 vm
I have read and understood the information outlined on this sheet.
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