SCHOOL POLICIESWEST CALDWELL TECH HOMEWORK POLICY
When is homework due?All Homework assignments will have a due date from your instructor.
Full credit for homework assignments received on the due date. (Day 1)
Half credit for homework assignments received one (1) day after the due date. (Day 2)
No credit (0) for homework assignments submitted after Day 2.
Missed Homework will not be assigned by the instructor at the end of the Marking Period or Semester for make-up or extra credit.
What if I am absent?
It is the student's responsibility to obtain assignments that are given during an absence. After you return to school, you will have two (2) days for each assignment missed to submit the work to your instructor. If you have an extended illness, it is suggested that you or a parent contact your teacher through Homeworknow.com, Guidance Office, or the Main Office for teacher contact information (973-412-2242). It is your responsibility.
If you are dismissed early or scheduled for any school sponsored program where you are excused from class such as meetings with counselors, athletics, field trips, club activities, and/or other special events, it is also the student's responsibility to obtain homework prior to dismissal and submit them in class the next day.
What happens if I don't turn in my homework?
If two (2) or more homework assignments are not completed, phone calls will be made to your parent or guardian. Additional missed homework assignments can result in a Saturday detention.
***Homework that is not turned in on time or at all hurts your total grade.***
How does the teacher figure out my total homework grade?
Your homework grade percentage (%) is the number of assignments that you handed in divided by the total number of assignments given for the marking period. Your total homework grade counts as a percentage (%) of your final grade for the marking cycle. This percentage is determined by the curriculum guide for your specific course. Make an appointment with your instructor to see the curriculum guide for your class.
How important is completing homework to my cumulative GPA, class ranking, and employers?
Loss of valuable points from completing homework can be damaging to your Grade Point Average (GPA) and class ranking. GPA is calculated for all 4 years of school, not just the 12th grade and is used by colleges and trade schools for admissions purposes. Employers want to know that you can complete assigned work and meet deadlines by turning the work in on time.
Remember: Work hard, all the time. Don't wait until 12th grade. It may be too late.
CELL PHONE POLICY
The Following Policy is in Effect for Cellular Telephones:
Strict adherence to this policy will be enforced throughout the school year. Violations of this policy will result in a suspension.
STUDENT ID POLICY
The Following Policy is in Effect for Student ID Cards:
STUDENT DRESS CODE
The West Caldwell Campus' Student Dress Code was implemented to maintain a safe, respectful, and positive learning environment and to model good citizenship. All clothing should be appropriate to a student's age, the school setting, and weather conditions. Students are required to use good judgment, to respect themselves and others, and to demonstrate modesty in selecting attire. Both students and parents share the responsibility for the student's attire because clothing often sets the tone for academics and behavior.
Clothing may not advertise, condone, depict, or promote the use of alcohol, tobacco, or drugs; also prohibited is clothing with vulgar or obscene language, or with images or writings that promote a disruption of the educational setting. It is at the discretion of the school administration to determine if a student is wearing attire that is appropriate for a school setting and to deny admission on that day.
SPECIFIC ITEMS OF CLOTHING THAT MAY NOT BE WORN TO SCHOOL ARE:
This list is not meant to be exhaustive. Strict adherence to this dress code will be enforced throughout the school year. This policy is inclusive of shop requirements, field trips, and any school sponsored events.