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  • WALTER E. STEBBINS HIGH SCHOOL

    STUDENT HANDBOOK 2016-2017

    1900 Harshman Road, Riverside, Ohio 45424

    Telephone: (937) 237-4250

    Fax: (937) 424-2986

    MISSION STATEMENT

    Stebbins High School provides a comprehensive environment where students have diverse

    opportunities to learn, excel, and prepare for the future.

    LEARN → WORK → GROW

    CORE VALUES

    Be Nice Work Hard Show Pride

    Be Supportive of others Come to class prepared Take ownership of actions

    Be Positive Always do your best Be professional

    Respect others Be on time Participate in activities

    Talk quietly Seek help when you need it Do the right thing

    MOTTO

    “Enter to Learn – Go Forth to Serve”

    This School Agenda belongs to:

    Name ____________________________________________________________

    Address __________________________________________________________

    City/State ____________________________________________Zip __________

    Phone # ____________ Locker # _______ Combination# _______-_____- _____

    Student #__________________________Advisory Room # _________________

    124381_5040

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Mission Statement .............................................................. (Board Policy 2260) .....................................1

    Core Values .......................................................................................................... .....................................1

    School Motto ........................................................................................................ .....................................1

    Fight Song, Alma Mater, Colors and Mascot ...................................................... .....................................5

    School Calendar ................................................................................................... .....................................6

    Regular Schedule, Two-Hour Delay and Early Release .... (Board Policy 5230) .....................................7

    Stebbins High School Directory ........................................................................... .....................................8

    Academic Standards and Procedures ................................ (Board Policy 5460) .....................................9

    Diploma with Honors ........................................................................................... .....................................9

    Diploma with Honors College Preparatory Curriculum ...................................... .....................................9

    Diploma with Honors Intensive Career Technical Curriculum ........................... ............................... 9-10

    Honor Roll ............................................................................................................ ...................................10

    Ohio Graduation Tests (Class of 2017 Only) ...................................................... ...................................10

    Criteria for OGT Waiver (Class of 2017 Only) ................................................... ...................................10

    Air State Testing (Class of 2018 and beyond) .................................................... ...................................11

    College Credit Plus .............................................................................................. ...................................11

    Academic Acceleration ........................................................................................ ...................................11

    Graduation Ceremonies ........................................................................................ ...................................11

    Report Cards......................................................................................................... ...................................12

    Determining Grades ............................................................................................. ...................................12

    Honors Grading Scale, AP Grading Scale ........................................................... ...................................12

    GPA for Extra Curricular and Athletic Eligibility................................................ ...................................13

    Study Table – Athletics ........................................................................................ ...................................13

    Homework Policy ................................................................................................. ...................................13

    Educational Options ............................................................................................. ........................... 13 - 14

    Student Schedule Change Policy.......................................................................... ...................................14

    Withdrawing from a Class.................................................................................... ............................. 14-15

    Use of Student Records: Confidentiality............................. (Board Policy 8330) ...................................15

    Withholding of Grades and Credits...................................................................... ...................................15

    ATTENDANCE

    Compulsory Attendance ....................................................................................... ...................................15

    Student Absences.................................................................................................. ...................................16

    Excused and Unexcused Absences ...................................................................... ............................. 17-18

    Attendance Referrals ............................................................................................ ...................................18

    Tardiness............................................................................................................... ...................................18

    Make-Up School Work ........................................................................................ ...................................18

    Truant.................................................................................................................... ...................................19

    Leaving School Grounds ...................................................................................... ...................................19

    Vacation During School ....................................................................................... ...................................19

    Early Release Due to Moving and/or Transfer .................................................... ............................. 19-20

    Change of Address and/or Telephone .................................................................. ...................................20

    HEALTH STANDARDS AND PROVISIONS

    Clinic Procedures/Student Illness........................................ (Board Policy 5330) ...................................20

    Emergency Medical Forms ................................................. (Board Policy 5341) ...................................20

    Medicine .............................................................................. (Board Policy 5330) ...................................20

    Vaccination and Immunization ........................................... (Board Policy 5320) ...................................21

    Homeless students ................................................................................................ ...................................21

    Dress Code ........................................................................................................... ...................................21

    TRANSPORTATION

    Bus Transportation ............................................................................................... ...................................22

    Student Automobiles/Parking Lots ...................................................................... ...................................22

    SCHOOL FEES

    Student Fees ......................................................................................................... ...................................22

    Extra-Curricular Fees .......................................................................................... ...................................23

    Textbooks ............................................................................................................. ...................................23

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    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Acceptable use of Technology ...................................(Board Policy 7510/7530) ...................................23

    Administrative Detention ..................................................................................... ...................................24

    AIM (Alternative Intervention Monitoring)......................................................... ............................. 24-25

    Teacher Assigned Detention ................................................................................ ...................................25

    Book/Gym Bag Policy.......................................................................................... ...................................25

    Bully