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Semester Exams Schedule – December 20, 21, 22, 2021

December 5, 2021

Please see 1ST SEMESTER EXAM SCHEDULE – DECEMBER 2021 HERE

 

EXAM PROCEDURES

  1. Each exam counts for 20% of the semester grade, and 10% of the final grade. The 4-point grading scale based on the letter grade is used for calculation (NOT the percentages).

A 100-93 = 4.00

A- 92-90 = 3.70

B+ 89-87 = 3.50

B 86-83 = 3.20

B- 82-80 = 3.00

C+ 79-77 = 2.70

C 76-73 = 2.30

C- 72-70 = 2.00

D+ 69-67 = 1.70

D 66-63 = 1.30

D- 62-60 – 1.00 F below 60 = 0.00

 

  1. In order to pass a full-year course in which an exam is given, the student must pass at least one of the following: the second-semester exam OR the average of the third and fourth quarters.
  1. It is the student’s responsibility to know the exam schedule and be present at the proper times. Except in the case of illness, missed exam time may not be made up.
  1. Students must check the posted exam schedule for scheduling conflicts. If a conflict occurs, the student must see the subject teacher(s) in advance of exams beginning to resolve the conflict.
  1. If a student is ill during exams, the family must follow normal call-in procedures. When the student returns to school, it is their responsibility to schedule a make-up time with the teacher. This must be done immediately.
  1. The student is responsible to return all texts and equipment for Semester Courses before the exam is given. EXAMS MAY NOT BE GIVEN to a student until this occurs or monetary recompense is made.
  1. Students must remain in the classroom until the end of testing. Students should bring materials to study after they have finished the exam.
  1. The building will be open 15 minutes before the first exam (7:45 am) and the campus will close 15 minutes after the last exam (12:15 pm).
  1. Students may leave the building if all their exams are completed for the day. Students will not be permitted back in the building once they leave. Students who do not have the first exam of the day must report to school in time for the second exam period. Enter the building through the office doors after 8:00 am and report to the Gym until the exam period begins.
  1. Students may not congregate on NC property. Locker rooms are off-limits, and hallway lockers may not be accessed during the exam periods. Quiet must be maintained in the halls during testing.
  1. Between the first two exams, students on campus may 1) study individually and quietly in one of the designated classrooms, 2) get help from subject teachers for the next exam, or 3) stay in the Gym for group study time or just relaxing. Between the second and third exams, the individual quiet areas will not be available.
  1. Students are allowed to wear jeans (no cargo styles), sport shirts, sweats, and athletic shoes on exam days. Leggings are not permitted. Shirts are to have no offensive or suggestive writing on them. No torn or cut clothing is permitted. Hats and jackets are to be removed and kept at the front of the room with other personal items, including cell phones. Students violating these expectations will be sent home to change, and exams (or parts of exams) missed due to the dress code will not be made up. Please use good taste and common sense.
  2. Hot lunch and snack bar services are not available on exam days.
  3. All detentions must be served by the last day of the semester.
  4. Busing will occur at standard times during exam days but students will not be permitted to be inside the building to wait on their bus.