• CJHS 8th Grade Science Student Responsibilities



    • Come to class prepared with all materials.
    • Be on time and in your seat by the bell working on the Do Now.
    • Cell phones are not allowed in class.
    • No gum, candy, food, or drink, including water, allowed in the classroom.
    • No fragrances of any kind are allowed in the classroom due to serious allergies.
    • Late work is penalized. (see policy below)
    • Abide by district computer policies.
    • Utilize agenda book to record assignments and for hall passes.
    • Follow all safety rules during lab activities.
    • Keep notebook up-to-date.
    • Work must be neat and legible.


    Absences and Missed Work:

    • If you miss class, it is YOUR responsibility to find out what work you missed.
    • ALL work missed due to absence must be made up.
    • You must schedule make-ups with me. If you do not make up the work, you will receive a zero for the assignment. Extra help is available.
    • Late work - other than an excused absence - may be handed in up to two days late but will be penalized 20%. Work more than two days late will receive a zero. Exception:  If an assignment is reviewed in class or returned prior to the late work being submitted, you will not receive credit for that assignment.


    Grading Policy:

    • All work is graded on a point system and weighted as follows: tests and quizzes 45%, class work and lab work 45%, homework 10%.


    Reaching Mrs. Donahue:

    • Email: PDonahue@ebnet.org (I prefer this method.)
    • School Phone Number: (732) 613-6800 (Voice Mail - 4339)
    • Website: Please navigate to my page through www.ebnet.org.