What is expected? Arrive on time Be prepared (organization) Participate in Homeroom / School Activities (Assemblies, Fire Drills, Class Parties, etc.) Manage behavior Follow instructions, when applicable Respect school, classroom, teachers, classmates Have fun *Note: Please check your child’s “Take-home Folder” for school and classroom notices. They will receive them in Homeroom, and bring them home in their Take-home folders.
Daily School Supplies All Classes Pencil case Assignment pad White “Take-home” folder Reading/LA White or Red binder Divider tabs 3 marble composition books 2 folders (red & yellow) Independent Reading Book Math 2 inch Zippered binder Divider tabs Green folder Composition book (Geometry) Science 2 inch Zippered binder Divider tabs Blue folder Social Studies 2 inch Zippered binder Divider tabs Purple Folder Spanish Orange Folder
Homework Policy Homework Policies have been distributed to the children by the individual subject teachers. *You have received them and signed off on them already. If there are any questions, please direct them to the individual subject teacher.
Grades Grading Standards The Harrington Park School has adopted the following standard for letter grades in grade 5 through grade 8: A+98 or higher A92-97 A B B82-87 B C C72-77 C D65-69 IIncomplete F0-64 NANot Applicable
Birthday Celebrations Birthday celebrations no longer include food due to food allergy concerns. We do celebrate the children’s birthdays in homeroom (game, picture book, show and tell, etc.)
Class Trips 2 Class Trips are in the process of being planned for this year. Notices will come home once they are approved and arrangements are finalized. 5 th Grade Class T-Shirts are being ordered. Notices should have come home with this information. These are helpful when on a class trip. (ex. Liberty Science Center) Students also wear them for Field Day, Blue & White Day, HP Spirit Day, etc.