Classroom Policies

  1. Cheating- Cheating is not tolerated and will be dealt with accordingly.

  2.  No Cell Phone Use - All cell phones will be put away and turned to "silent" in the classroom. There will be a "three strikes you're out" rule. A class gets three warnings about cell phone use before cell phones are taken.

  3. Retakes/Extra-Credit - 1) Test Retakes - Students are allowed to retake a test. The stipulations are as followed: the STUDENT must ask to retake the test and the student may only earn up to 80%. 2) End of the Quarter Essay - students can write an essay on any of the subject matter discussed in class. The topic must be pre-approved by me beforehand.

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.

 - Aldous Huxley - 

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.

- Theodore Roosevelt -

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

 - William Butler Yeats -