As you know, RPS has recently changed the grading scale from an eight point grading scale to a ten point scale this year. Please note that this is different from what is posted in the Classroom Policies and Procedures information.
Classroom management policies have changed as well. Reward cards have been introduced along side of the treasure box. Students will be able to spend their hard earned checkbook money on special privileges in the classroom. Students will be able to earn checkbook money by being extra helpful, by showing that they follow class rules, by working a class job, and by occasional homework and classwork incentives. Some ways students will earn fines are by not following class rules, being disruptive or disrespectful, and interrupting quick and quiet transitions between classes and activities. They will be given a verbal reminder for the first infraction, and after that, they will begin receiving increasing checkbook deductions.
Check back soon for a revision in the homework policy. There have been requests from parents to space the homework assignments out so that students receive a certain amount each day instead of have homework due at the next class meeting. Thank you to the parents for giving me this valuable feedback. Changing classes for different subjects and block scheduling are new to many of us, so any feedback from home is appreciated so we can find out what will work best for all.
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