WEIGHTED GRADES/CLASS RANK
On Nov. 27, the Board of Education Policy Committee met to review Board policy 5430 “Class Rank”.
In June, a district committee representing parents, counselors, teachers, and administrators began examining Forest Hills’ weighted course system, class rank and graduation recognitions to ensure all systems support student learning, postsecondary goals, and student wellness. Through their extensive research of other school district practices; college, university and military academy acceptance procedures; and student feedback, the group reccomending updating the Board policy to empower students to take challenging classes that they find most interesting, as well as better support the future goals and well-being of individual students.
ACT & SAT TESTING INFORMATION
While all juniors at AHS will automatically be registered to take the ACT at Anderson on March 20, 2018, it’s never too early to start looking into test preparation opportunities, accommodations request information, and registration deadlines for either the ACT or SAT. Please click on the following link and save it for future reference: ACT/SAT Information. Questions? Contact Kyle Fender, assistant principal, at email@example.com.
Parent Information Cheat Sheet A quick reference guide for Frequently Asked Questions!
Appropriate dress and grooming are expected and student dress and grooming should reflect a respect for others. Repeated violations of the dress code will result in disciplinary action.
All apparel designed by groups, organizations and individuals for distribution to Anderson students must have administrative approval. Failure to follow this procedure will result in disciplinary action.
The following is the dress code:
Clothing worn by students is expected to be clean, neat, modest and appropriate for school.
Dress and grooming are expected to be free of distractions to the education environment and must not endanger the health and safety of students and/or staff.
Shirts and tops must be long enough to tuck into lower garments and may not expose the torso, midriff or undergarments when the student is standing, sitting, raising his/her hand or bending over. Shirts/tops must have high enough necklines to cover all cleavage. Pants are to be worn at the waist level. The appropriate length for shorts, skirts and/or dresses is mid-thigh. In order to determine mid-thigh length, a student must fully extend arms and fingers at their side. Clothing length must extend below the fingertips. No portion of the buttocks or undergarments should be exposed when the student sits, stands, raises his/her hand or bends over. Garments should not drag the floor.
The following items are not permitted to be worn: pajama attire; spiked or studded clothing and/or accessories; heavy chains; clothing with tears or holes; clothing or accessories with reference to alcohol, drugs, violence/weapons and/or tobacco; clothing or accessories with suggestive, profane or lewd symbols, slogans and/or pictures; hats, caps, bandanas, hoods or other form of head covering; clothing referring to the development of a team, gang or other groups without permission of the administration; leggings/tights unless covered with a top reaching to mid-thigh; tank tops, halters, midriff tops, crop tops, spaghetti strap tops; open mesh garments; garments with open sides which expose skin or undergarments; and muscle tops (shirts with oversized armholes).
Students must place hats/caps/head wear in their locker prior to the beginning of the school day. Items not placed in lockers will be taken away by school personnel and kept until the end of the school day.