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N-K 2017-2018 High School Coursebook & Student Handbook

August 08, 2017

2017-2018 N-K High School Coursebook (Download Here)

NKHS Coursebook Table of Contents

WELCOME TO N-K……………...……................………………....................….......................3
REGENT ADMISSIONS INDEX……………...……................………………....................….....4
CREDIT DEFINITION & EARLY GRADUATION ……………...……................………………...5
N-K HIGH SCHOOL CORE CLASSES……………...……................…....................…............6
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS……………...……................………………....................…..8
FOUR YEAR PLAN/SCHEDULE ……………...……................………………....................….12
ART DEPARTMENT.……………...……................………………....................….....................14
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT……………...……................………………....................….............16
FOREIGN LANGUAGE……………...……................……………….........................…............20
MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT……………...……................………………...........…............22
MUSIC DEPARTMENT……………...……................………………....................….................24
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT...………….....................….............26
DRIVERS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT……………...…….....................................…............28
SCIENCE DEPARTMENT……………...……................………………....................….............29
SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT……………...……................……………….......................32
VOCATIONAL TRAINING DEPARTMENTS
           AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT……………...……................………............…............35
           BUSINESS /TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT..........
.....................................................38
           EDUCATION.................................................................................................................41
           FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE....................
......................................................42
          INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT……………...……................…..............44
LIFE SKILLS PORTFOLIO ……………...……................………………....................…............46
HIGH SCHOOL DUAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS (SENIOR PLUS)……………...…….........49
ADVANCE PLACEMENT CLASSES
……………...……................……………….....…............50
CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT..............................................................................................53
CAREER LINK PROGRAM (NIACC).......................................................................................54

 

2017-2018 Northwood-Kensett Jr.-Sr. High School Handbook

N-K School Handbook Table of Contents

School District Mission Statement..............................................................................................4
Faculty........................................................................................................................................4
Equal Educational Opportunity...................................................................................................5
Jurisdictional Statement.............................................................................................................5
School Fees ..............................................................................................................................6
Waiver of Student Fees.............................................................................................................6
Attendance Policy .....................................................................................................................7
College Visits ..........................................................................................................................10
Senior/Junior Work Release ...................................................................................................10
Bad Weather ...........................................................................................................................10

STUDENT HEALTH, WELL-BEING & SAFETY
Physical Exams .......................................................................................................................10
Emergency Drills .....................................................................................................................10
Administration of Medication ...................................................................................................10
Student Illness or Injury at School ...........................................................................................11
Abuse of Students by School Employees ................................................................................11

STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Assemblies..............................................................................................................................12
Field Trips................................................................................................................................12
School Sponsored Student Organizations...............................................................................12
National Honor Society............................................................................................................13
Activity Bus .............................................................................................................................13
Student Funds and Fund Raising ...........................................................................................13
Use of School District Facilities by Student Organizations .....................................................13
Dances.....................................................................................................................................13
Student Council........................................................................................................................14

STUDENT RECORDS
Educational Records................................................................................................................14
Transferring to Another District................................................................................................14

STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Threats of Violence..................................................................................................................15
Intervention Center..................................................................................................................15
Student Lockers.......................................................................................................................15
Book Bags................................................................................................................................16
Dress Code .............................................................................................................................16
|Care of School Property .........................................................................................................16
Driving to School......................................................................................................................16
Hall Passes..............................................................................................................................17
Illegal Items Found in School or Student’s Possession...........................................................17
Book/Workbook Fees...............................................................................................................17 iPods........................................................................................................................................17
Cell Phones..............................................................................................................................17
Interferences in School ...........................................................................................................17
Harassment (Fair Treatment) .................................................................................................18

STUDENT SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT
Grade Reports.........................................................................................................................21
Homework...............................................................................................................................21
Make-Up Work.........................................................................................................................21
Standardized Tests..................................................................................................................21
Human Growth and Development...........................................................................................22
Open Enrollment......................................................................................................................22
Class Loads.............................................................................................................................22
Physical Education...................................................................................................................22
Adding/Dropping Courses........................................................................................................22
Study Hall.................................................................................................................................22
Honor Roll & Academic Honors ...............................................................................................23
Academic Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities......................................................................23
Junior High Completion............................................................................................................24
Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)...........................................................................25
Early Graduation......................................................................................................................25
Graduation...............................................................................................................................25

MISCELLANEOUS
Telephone Use ........................................................................................................................26

School Announcements...........................................................................................................26
Visitors/Guests.........................................................................................................................26
Legal Status of Student ...........................................................................................................26
Cafeteria ..................................................................................................................................26
Buses and Other School District Vehicles................................................................................27
Library (Media Center).............................................................................................................27
Guidance Program...................................................................................................................28

Citizenship................................................................................................................................28
Inspection of Educational Materials..........................................................................................28

STUDENT PERSONNEL
Student Good Conduct Regulations ....................................................................................... 29

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