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Wildcats—Where PrideMattersGRADINGPROCEDURESas per BISD Policy6th—12th Grade—–———-50% assessments(tests, reports, projects,etc.)50% daily grades(homework, quizzes,etc.)Each six weeks -Minimum of threeassessment gradesMinimum of sixdaily gradesThe North Ridge MiddleSchool Wildcats welcome allstudents who enter ourschool. We strive to serve ourcommunity of students with asafe, welcoming, personaland challenging academicenvironment each day. Wedesign and develop a learningcommunity that offersmore personal support andimprovement for each individualstudent as they journeythrough middle school.North Ridge Middle School7332 Douglas LaneN. Richland Hills, TX 76182Phone: 817-547-5200Fax: 817-581-5460Website:birdvilleschools.net/schools/047/index.htmNORTH RIDGEMIDDLESCHOOL2010-2011Believing thatall studentssucceed in afuture theycreate.School-WideGuidelines forRe-doingAssignments andAssessments—————No ZerosPermitted


Preparing Students for the 21st CenturyRATIONALEGUIDELINESREQUIREDE.R. AND I.C.U.North Ridge Middle School’s focus is onstudents learning. We recognize thatsome students learn at differentspeeds. We believe students shouldhave more than one opportunity todemonstrate what they have learned.With this in mind, we have establishedcampus guidelines that will:Provide the feedback and reteachingneeded to help all studentsmeet standards.Set high expectations and not letstudents get by without doing work.Help students develop internal motivationand persistence in theirlearning and work.Affirm our belief that students cando the work and meet high expectations—bynot giving up on them!EVERY student is expected to completeEVERY assignment with agrade of 80 or aboveZEROS ARE NOT PERMITTED!!Below 80:1. Mandatory tutorials with teacher(teacher determines time/place).2. Type of re-do/retake will be up to theindividual teacher and will be basedupon the original assignment/assessment.3. Re-do/Retake must be completed priorto concept being tested and no morethan 5 school days from the date assigned.4. Grade earned is the higher of the two.80 or Above:1. Student’s choice.2. No teacher tutorial required.3. Re-do/Retake Agreement is requiredwith adult signature.4. Re-do/Retake must be complete within5 school days from the date assigned.5. Grade earned is the higher of the two.Students who choose not to follow theguidelines will receive consequencesfor their lack of effort.Student is placed on EducationalRecovery (ER) list. Parent is notifiedand student is required to attend ERfor 1 hour before or after school tore-do assignment/assessment. Parentsmust make arrangements forstudent’s transportation.Students who fail to show for ER:Student is placed on the IntensiveCorrection Unit (ICU) list. Parent isnotified and student is required toattend ICU to complete re-do/retake. ICU is held every Fridayfrom 3:45 until 6:45. Student willbe required to remain in ICU the entiretime with no early check out permitted.Parents must make arrangementsfor student’s transportation.

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