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Student Orientation 2013-2014. Assistant Principal/Counselor Alpha Break Down Mr. DraytonA-CeMs. JoubertA-Cao Ms. McDonaldCh-GlMs. BellCar-Er Ms. LyleGo-Le.

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1 Student Orientation

2 Assistant Principal/Counselor Alpha Break Down Mr. DraytonA-CeMs. JoubertA-Cao Ms. McDonaldCh-GlMs. BellCar-Er Ms. LyleGo-Le Ms. JeningsEs-G Ms. BakerLi-O Ms. CaldaH-La Mr. GrigsbyP-Sl Mr. ZemelLe-M Mr. HartleySm-Z Ms. LambN-Rey Ms. HarrellRez-S Ms. ButschunT-Z

3 A true leader comes to the forefront – stands out among the rest. One who expresses true RAM PRIDE!

4 RAM PRIDE ! P = Punctuality P = Punctuality R = Respect R = Respect I = Integrity I = Integrity D = Determination D = Determination E = Enthusiasm E = Enthusiasm

5 To be Successful Come to school everyday Come to school everyday Get to class on time Get to class on time Complete and turn in all assignments Complete and turn in all assignments Attend tutorials as needed Attend tutorials as needed Monitor your grades on the HAC – Know where you stand in your classes Monitor your grades on the HAC – Know where you stand in your classes Pass your classes – your grade level and diploma are all based on the credits you earn = you must pass to get credit Pass your classes – your grade level and diploma are all based on the credits you earn = you must pass to get credit Be positive and ask for help if you need it Be positive and ask for help if you need it Know who your counselor and AP are Know who your counselor and AP are Show Ram PRIDE! Show Ram PRIDE!

6 Attendance- State law requires you to be present in school/class 90% of the time. Allowed 8 absences in the Fall SemesterAllowed 8 absences in the Fall Semester Allowed 9 absences in the Spring SemesterAllowed 9 absences in the Spring Semester Excessive Absences on your report card = No Verification of Enrollment. Excessive Absences on your report card = No Verification of Enrollment. No VOE = no drivers license. No VOE = no drivers license. If you are skipping classes, you will not be allowed to make up time. If you are 10 minutes late to class, it will count as an absence

7 When you miss school, you have 3 days to bring a note Important: Doctors Return note does not count against absence(s) or exemptions. Attendance officer will be notified about students with 5+ unexcused absences. This could result in a citation and court action. Going to court could result in a fine of $250-$500 for non- compliance of compulsory attendance laws Release from school early: Bring signed note from parent/guardian to attendance with a valid phone number to verify need to leave early.

8 Once on campus you may not leave without parent/guardian permission. You must go to the A.P. office if you have an emergency. Only parents are allowed to bring food for you. They will check into the front office and leave the food at the attendance office. All visitors must sign in at the receptionist desk, provide drivers license and get a picture ID badge (background check). Unauthorized visitors will be ticketed for trespassing

9 TARDIES

10 TARDY SWEEP Must report to tardy sweep. Periods 1,2,3,6,7 are in the commons and 4 th and 5 th periods are the lunch detention table. Students will be escorted back to class after signing a LDT slip and receiving a pass. Failure to report to tardy sweep will be an unexcused absence and be counted as skipping, which could lead to excessive absences, loss of exemption status, loss of credit and/or discipline consequences. No one should be leaving class the first or last 15 minutes of class, so as to not get caught up in tardy sweep. No one should be leaving class the first or last 15 minutes of class, so as to not get caught up in tardy sweep.

11 TARDY CONSEQUENCES LEVEL ONE: 1 st & 2 nd Tardy Warning 3rd Tardy Lunch Detention 4th Tardy Lunch Detention 5th Tardy Lunch Detention LEVEL TWO: 6th Tardy Saturday D-Hall 7th Tardy Saturday D-Hall 8 th Tardy Saturday D-Hall LEVEL THREE: 9th Tardy Plus… Referral to A.P. & referral to Truancy Officer Failure to attend detentions will result in additional consequences.

12 Saturday Detention 3 Hours on Saturday Morning - 8:30 am to 11:30 am Students arriving after 8:30 am will NOT be allowed into Saturday Detention.. If you miss Saturday Detention you will be suspended.

13 Class by class basis Everything counts as an absence towards exemptions except school related activities (field trips, college days, court appearances, Doctors Return, co/extra curricular activities) 3 or less absences with an A or B average No suspensions, No AEP placements No fees/fines- (Textbooks, cell phone, etc.)

14 HOME ACCESS CENTER (HAC) Information available via HAC: Current Grades Class Averages/GPA Missing Assignments Attendance You and parents can utilize this great resource to help you be successful.

15 Cell Phones/Electronic Devices Cell phones and electronic devices- must be off and out of sight during the school day 6:30-2:30 or in any after school instructional setting (clubs, library, and tutorials). If phones and electronic devices are on or visible during the instructional day they will be confiscated, a parent will need to pick it up and pay a $15 cash administrative fee. Any cell phone found ON during a search will be confiscated.

16 Cy-Ridge High School is NOT responsible for lost or stolen items, including electronic devices. Any nuisance item such as the ones listed, but not limited to, shall be confiscated by ANY staff member who sees them. Failure to comply with any adults reasonable request will result in a suspension at home for failure to comply! Hats are to be off an out of sight – if we see them we take them We do NOT accept deliveries of flowers, balloons, etc for students Students may not carry around flowers, balloons, cakes, stuffed animals, etc. They must be left in the front office.

17 Important Dress Code points Dress for success. Be well-groomed and dress appropriately – you dont want to miss class because of dress code! Dress for success. Be well-groomed and dress appropriately – you dont want to miss class because of dress code! Changes in clothing trends will not override the CFISD Dress Code Policy!!!! Hats – Off and out of sight = in your backpack (Exception: Head coverings worn for religious or medical purposes) Tatoos – OK, if offensive they must be covered

18 Dress Code Tops - No spaghetti straps Must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest or cleavage If sheer or see-through fabric, clothing underneath must meet dress code Males can wear tank tops as long as they do not reveal torso No offensive messages or inappropriate innuendo

19 Dress Code BOTTOMS - Must be worn at the waist or upper hip and must not reveal underclothing Shorts/skirts/dresses at their highest point must be 5 inches from the middle of their knee (ie high- lows, tempo shorts) No sagging No pants with rips or tears above the 5 inch limit If sheer or see-through fabric, clothing underneath must meet dress code

20 Dress Code No pajamas Shoes – No slippers Any item that has a reference to drugs, weapons or inappropriate inferences of any kind will be confiscated for parent pick up. Anything deemed by the Administration as disruptive to the learning environment will be addressed. CFISD Student Handbook Pages 39-40

21 PASSES Passes should be used only for the purpose designated Students are not to be let out of class the first or last 15 minutes of a period If a student abuses or misuses a pass, they can be restricted and no longer allowed out of the classroom

22 Commons Behavior & Hallway Behavior Think safe - be safe… Remain calm at all times Cafeteria-responsible for leaving your area/table clean; may only eat in the cafeteria; must remain until bell rings No Food and Drink Items allowed outside of the commons… Includes Water Bottles Fire Drill during lunch – exit to the back of the school (Football Field area…)

23 Other Behaviors Announcements– stand for pledge, and quiet for moment of silence Announcements– stand for pledge, and quiet for moment of silence Public Display of Affection– hug and release, walk and talk Public Display of Affection– hug and release, walk and talk Gang Activity– ZERO Tolerance (NO colors, NO tagging, NO pictures considered gang-related) Gang Activity– ZERO Tolerance (NO colors, NO tagging, NO pictures considered gang-related) Fighting- ZERO Tolerance (verbal or physical altercation) Fighting- ZERO Tolerance (verbal or physical altercation) 3 day suspension and citation3 day suspension and citation Your responsibility to get an adult to interveneYour responsibility to get an adult to intervene If you make contact, could be considered mutual combat, both students get a citationIf you make contact, could be considered mutual combat, both students get a citation DO NOT swarm to the incident- you could also receive consequences for interfering with orderly process of school (Level III)DO NOT swarm to the incident- you could also receive consequences for interfering with orderly process of school (Level III)

24 It is the policy of CFISD to maintain a learning environment that is free from any kind of harassment, abuse and bullying. Students must not engage in unwanted or unwelcome verbal or physical conduct directed toward another student or District employee. All students are expected to treat others with courtesy and respect; to avoid any behaviors known or reasonably should be known, to be offensive; and to stop these behaviors when asked or told to stop.. A substantiated complaint against a student will result in appropriate disciplinary action.

25 Bullying- systematically and chronically inflicting physical hurt or psychological distress to one or more students or employees. May be through the of use of but not limited to digital technology; , blogs, texting on cell phones; social websites (FaceBook, Twitter, etc.); chat rooms; sexting; instant messaging; written or verbal communication that has the potential to substantially disrupt the orderly operation of a school and/or district work environment.

26 What is Failure to Report? LEVEL III VIOLATION – MAY RESULT IN ALC PLACEMENT Failure to Report immediately to a teacher or administrator the knowledge of an event, behavior, device, object, or substance that could cause harm to self or others Snitching VS. Responsibility… …there is a difference!!

27 CRIME STOPPERS TIPS TIPS Safety is everyones responsibility Express RAM PRIDE and Report any Inappropriate actions to the Authorities…

28 PRESCRIPTION DRUG POLICY ALL medication (Prescription or over the counter) must be checked in by your parent with the nurse… Students may not bring over the counter medication or prescribed medication to school… Students are NOT allowed to transport medication- prescription or over-the-counter on their person during the school day.

29 BUS BEHAVIOR Riding the bus is a privilege, NOT a right Be at your AM bus stop 5 minutes early – the bus will not wait for you! Bus Conduct- may be removed from the bus if you receive a referral from the driver Students will NOT be allowed to ride a bus that is not their assigned bus. We do NOT accept notes to ride home with a friend Students will only be allowed to ride a different bus if it is an emergency situation, and parents must call first for approval Once you have boarded the bus, you will not be allowed to leave the bus for any reason. Buses will leave daily at 2:40. Once the first bus starts leaving, NO ONE else will be allowed to board any bus.

30 Get Involved! There are many great things going on everyday on campus! Listen to announcements for club meetings You can get a list of clubs and sponsors from the front office You can even start your own club – see the front office for information This is a great way to start doing community service and volunteering

31 Must be in a supervised area by the 2:50 bell At 2:50 the athletic gate is dropped and outside doors are locked Any students in the hall at 2:50 are expected to wait at the front to wait for a ride After tutorials you must leave the building or report to the front of the building No re-entering after you leave the building Sponsors are responsible for seeing that their students leave the building or report to a designated supervised activity After School Policy

32 Random metal detector searches, sniffer dogs You are responsible for anything found in your locker, purse, backpack, person or vehicle if searched. School personnel have the authority to question students. Search of students if reasonable cause exists. Students/friends on campus without permission will result in trespassing charges. Disrespect toward any adult in this building is a level III offense (Teachers, Security officers, Custodians, Visitors etc.) Running from an adult is an admission of guilt and will result in suspension (minimum) Vandalism/graffiti is serious and could result in a citation, restitution, arrest by law enforcement and possible ALC.

33 STUDENT PARKING Parking applications & handbook can be found on the school website We accept cash only (school wide policy) Parking illegally or not following guidelines in the handbook may result in your car being towed without warning Privileges may be revoked and permit pulled for the following reasons: Attendance issues Skipping Unsafe driving Discipline

34 No loitering in parking lot and/or sitting in vehicles once you arrive on campus. Do not tow list- AP office (need tag#) If car is sold, scrape off old sticker, return remnants to AP office, receive new sticker for new vehicle. School reserves the right to search any vehicle. Students responsible for any prohibited objects found in their cars and will be subject to disciplinary action

35 TEXTBOOKS Teachers have class sets.

36 LIBRARY Must have a pass to go to the library during lunch and after school Inappropriate behaviors in the library will result in all library privileges being revoked Opens before school at 7:00am

37 HAVE A RAMTASTIC YEAR!


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