All Homework and assignments are
expected to be done on-time.
Work turned in late will result in
grade reduction or a
zero for the assignment(s) missed. Students who miss assignments
because of illness
should make sure that they get all of their make-up work, and then make
sure the missed
work is done in a timely manner. It is understood that when a
student is out of
school, homework and assignments can pile up quickly so please give
this area your utmost
All homework assignments are
posted in the front of the classroom after they are issued and
explained to students by
Mr. Andrews. All assignment papers, labs, etc... will be available for students in the blue cubby's located in Mr. Andrews' room to the right of his work station(desk). Copies of work will be numbered this year so that students will have an easier time keeping track of assignments. If a student loses an assignment, lab sheet, etc...he/she will only have to get a copy from the cubby or photocopy a new one.
and Tests.... All
quizzes with the
exception of quik-quizzes are given with at least 24 hours notice to
average notice time in recent years has been about 72 hours for a
regular quiz. All
students are given at least 5-7 days notice that a test will be given, and
exactly what classwork, labs, Etc... will be tested.
Students can expect to
know the type of test/quiz within 24 hours of the test/quiz. Mr.
Andrews varies his
quizzes and tests between short answer, open-ended response, fill-ins,
drawing/labeling, and multiple-choice.
are able to do all the extra-credit work that they want in the form of research
reports/ presentations. Research reports/presentations must adhere to
stated by Mr. Andrews.
Research Reports MUST be turned in for credit at least one week before
grades close in
order to be counted on that academic term. Research Reports are
worth up to 200
points. Students may also do class presentations as well.
can be worth up to 500 points.
All Research Reports
presentations MUST be approved by Mr. Andrews. Mr. Andrews
reserves the right not to
accept extra-credit work if the work done does not meet the criteria
To be eligible for Extra-Credit, students MUST NOT have ANY missing assignments. The purpose of Extra-Credit is to help boost a students grade by doing EXTRA WORK. Extra-Credit is not meant to take the place of regular academic work.
#1 - Topic approved by Mr. Andrews
#2 - Outline of work to be done must be presented to Mr. Andrews before work on a presentation / report can be started. Planning is a large part of this process.
#3 - Students need to plan for a class presentation of at least 5 minutes but not more than 10 minutes. A written report should accompany any presentation.
#4 - Students need to site all work, images, movie clips, quotes, etc....All written material and information MUST be in the students own words.
Plagiarism of any type or amount will NOT BE TOLERATED and result in severe consequences.