Homework is an essential part of the instructional process. Homework should provide reinforcement and extension of class instruction, and should serve as a basis for further study and preparation for future class assignments. Secondary school homework assignments should recognize that more time and individual student initiative are expected in order to meet increased instructional demands.

Students shall:

1. complete assigned homework as directed;

2. return homework to the teacher by the designated time;

3. submit homework assignments that reflect careful attention to detail and quality of work; and

4. devote a minimum of 30 minutes each day to reading as an additional part of the homework assignment.

While it is understood that parents are not responsible for providing a great deal of assistance to their child in completing homework, there is still much that parents can do to promote good study habits.

Parents shall:

1. provide continued interest and concern for the child's successful performance in school, through encouraging and supporting the child in his/her performance of homework assigned;

2. indicate an interest in assignments and assisting, if possible, when requested by the child, but not to include performing the work for the child;

3. support the school in the students’ assigned homework;

4. request assignments for the child when short-term absences are involved;

5. assist the school in stressing the importance of reading and its benefits; and

6. assure that students read for a period of at least 30 minutes each day in addition to any other assigned homework.

* Excerpt from School Board Policy 2330

MAKE UP WORK- The student is responsible for calling a study buddy or asking/emailing the teacher about the missing work.