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Student Policy Handbook for Grades 6-8 - English

 Policies for Students in Grades 6 - 8

2017 – 2018                          


1710/4021/7230 Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying

1720/4015/7225 Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying Complaint Procedure

3225/7320 Acceptable Use/Internet Safety

3540 Comprehensive Health Education Program

4023 Education for Pregnant and Parenting Students

4231 Head Lice

4300 Student Behavior

4302 School Plan for Management of Student Behavior

4304 Student Possession and Use of Wireless Communications Device and other Electronic Equipment

4320 Tobacco Products

4325 Drugs and Alcohol 

4351 Short Term Suspension  

4353 Long Term Suspension, 365 Day Suspension, Expulsion

4400 K-8 Attendance

4700 Student Records

6125 Administering Medicine to Students

7251 100% Tobacco-Free Schools

Grading Procedures

Non-Discrimination Statement

6-8 Contract—Return Page to School


Grading Procedures


An evaluation system of students’ academic performance is necessary to help ensure that all students are succeeding within the framework of the educational goals and objectives of the Board of Education. 

It shall be the policy of this Board of Education that no student shall receive an average lower than 50 for reporting purposes.  Students shall receive grades according to the following system:


Grades 6-8                  (Numerical Grade Issued)

                                    A (superior)                90-100

                                    B (above average)       80-89

                                    C (average)                 70-79

                                    D (below average)      60-69

                                    F (unsatisfactory)        59-50


6-8 Contract


I have received and reviewed Wilkes County Schools’ Policies for Students in Grades 6 – 8.


_______________________________________                                 _______________

Parent’s Signature                                                                                Date




Student’s Name

The Student Policy Handbook for Grades 6-8 may also be accessed by clicking the PDF file linked at the bottom of this page.