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CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL

C. Kacharaba
Mathematics Department
September 2015
I. SUPPLIES

Loose-leaf BINDER

3 dividers for the binder: 1) Classwork ; 2) Homework ; 3)Tests/Quizzes

Loose-leaf

TI-84 Plus graphing calculator (recommended)

II. GRADE POLICY
A. Tests = 60 %
1. All tests will be announced in advance.
2. Tests will include current unit material and review.
B. Quizzes = 30%
1. Quizzes do not have to be announced – based on my discretion.
*If absent, you will have up to 1 week to make-up a Test/Quiz – date will be determined by me.
*If Test/Quiz is not made-up within 1 week, a “0” will be given, no questions asked.

C. Homework = 10 %
1. This grade will be obtained by dividing the number of completed homeworks by the total
number of times I check it.
2. Homework assignments cannot be made-up.
3. Homework assignments with answers only (no work) will not be accepted.
4. Incomplete assignments will either be ½ off or not counted based on my discretion.

D. Bonus points
1. Will be added to HW grade for doing the following:
a. Answering Do-now questions in class
b. Answering “challenge” questions asked during class or on HW
c. Volunteer to display work on board

III. ABSENCES
1. Students are responsible to make-up ALL missed work when absent.
2. Cutting will be dealt with as per school policy.
3. Illegal absences on exam days will result in a grade of “0”, as per school policy.
4. Makeup exams will not be administered.

IV. LATENESS
1. Three latenesses will be considered a full period absence and a DETENTION will be given.
2. Late passes from other teachers will be honored.

V. EXTRA HELP
1. Days = Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
2. Time = 2:15pm – 2:45pm
3. Room = TBA
VI. CONTACT
Please contact me with any of your questions or concerns:
1. EMAIL : ckacharaba@bellmore-merrick.k12.ny.us
2. PHONE: (516) 992-1342

VII. WEBSITE

http://kacharaba.weebly.com
Find the following:
1.

“Reminders” on homepage showing upcoming Test/Quiz dates

2. Lessons/Worksheets
3. Homework assignments
4. Extra Help and Learning Center schedule
5. Contact me

** HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT**
Parents please email me from the email address you most frequently use:
ckacharaba@bellmore-merrick.k12.ny.us
In the SUBJECT line, please include the following: Period #, Child’s name (last, first)

PLEASE SIGN AND RETURN THIS PAGE ONLY. THANK YOU.

Dear Parent/Guardian,
Please read the course information and review it with your child. This page should be signed by you and
your child and returned to me for my own records. Please contact me if you have any questions about
this contract or any other matter regarding your child’s schoolwork. Thank you for your cooperation.
Sincerely,

Craig Kacharaba
Mathematics Department

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Student Signature

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Parent Name (print)

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