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PENALTY PERIOD

Penalty period meets in the room of the supervising teacher at the end of each school day from 3:40 to 4:15.  Supervision of this period is assigned to teachers by the principal.        

Students are assigned to the penalty period through the office only.  They are assigned because of excessive tardiness, discipline, or making up time for unexcused absences, and failure to complete homework on time.  The teacher may retain students after school, in some cases, but it will remain the responsibility of the teacher who asked the student to remain as to who will supervise the student.  

If the student fails to attend penalty period the day it was assigned, the amount of time will be doubled and the day reassigned.  If the student still fails to attend the reassigned penalty period, he/she will be assigned a 1 day in-school suspension. Students who ride the bus will be assigned the next day, if their parents cannot be notified and arrangements made that day for the student to stay.  

During penalty period, the student is to study.  No talking or moving around unless given permission by the supervising teacher.

 

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