Students are encouraged to maximize the productivity of their
time during the school day. All junior high and high school
students are required to enroll in a minimum of six (6) academic
classesnot counting physical education, vocal or band.
Course changes can be made prior to the start of the second
week of the semester. After that time, changes are made only
if the change is deemed necessary by the principal, counselor,
or teacher. Parents may be asked to send a permission slip
for students dropping a year-long class after completing only
one semester. A student may be changed from one section to
another at the discretion of the teacher and principal.
POST-SECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTION
Students in grades 9-12 may receive academic credits that
count toward the graduation requirements through courses offered
in post-secondary institutions. The student may receive credit
for courses approved by the Board of Education. Courses shall
be approved on a case-by-case basis. Students in grades 9-12
will be reimbursed for tuition for an approved course up to
a maximum of $250 per course. This does not include summer
coursework. Students may not receive high school credit and
college credit for the same class unless approved by the high
Students in grades 7-12 participating in any extracurricular activity shall maintain
a good academic record. Student eligibility will be governed by a two week grading period.
After the 3rd week of each semester, teachers will drop grades with the guidance counselor
every two weeks. Any student that has a failing grade during a 2 week cycle will be designated
ineligible to participate in extracurricular activities for period of 2 weeks. Students
that are designated academically ineligible will be allowed to practice but cannot play.
Students receiving any failing grades will not be permitted to attend any nonacademic
field trips during the ineligibility period. Semester grades: Students failing 1 or more
classes for the semester will be designated academically ineligible for a period of 1
DEFINITION OF TERMS:
ACADEMIC SUBJECT: A course which meets daily for one
class period. One full credit is earned.
CREDIT: Numerical weight assigned to a course, usually
one per course per semester.
ELECTIVE: A freely chosen course that is not required
PREREQUISITE: A course which can only be taken if
a certain earlier or lower level course is taken first.
REQUIRED COURSE: Any course necessary to fulfill graduation
requirements set by the Southeast Warren Board of Education,
and recommended by the State of Iowa.