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Mr. Herren World and US History Holy Spirit Catholic School Room 213 Am I in the right room? • I am not Justin Beiber • Room 213 • World History • I do not teach Justin Beiber Why study history? • In the first place, history offers a storehouse of information about how people and societies behave. • The second reason is that the past causes the present, and so the future. • History also provides a terrain for moral contemplation. • History also helps provide identity, and this is unquestionably one of the reasons all modern nations encourage its teaching in some form. • A study of history is essential for good citizenship. • History is useful for work. Its study helps create good businesspeople, professionals, and political leaders. Who is this teacher? Procedures and Guidelines Mr. Herren’s classroom rules • • • • • Be On Time. Be respectful. No whining! Be prepared. with readings and materials. Do not cheat. Breaking class rules will result in signing Mr. Herren’s Red book. Cell phones • Don’t do it! • #1- phone taken and parent conference • #2- 1 day ISS, loss of phone for one week, parent conference • #3- 3 Day ISS, loss of phone ( 3weeks), parent conference RED BOOK The class rules are in place in order to maintain a healthy learning environment. Breaking these set rules hinders your academic progress as well as those around you. The penalty for disturbing the class and breaking class rules is to sign Mr. Herren’s RED BOOK. RED BOOK • 1st signature- warning • 2nd- minus 10 points on participation grade • 3rd- letter home, write up and minus 10 points on participation grade Tardy Book • If you are late you must sign the tardy book • 5th tardy = detention • 8th tardy = conference before you can be readmitted • 10th tardy = Saturday school Procedures • Be in your seat and working on the vocabulary work when the tardy bell rings. • Bring ALL books and materials to class and take them with you when you leave. • Follow directions the first time they are given. • Any student who fights, damages school property or is disrespectful (as defined by the teacher) will be sent to the office IMMEDIATELY. testing • On day of test, all bags, books, and notebooks are to be left beneath the whiteboard. • Students are not allowed of the room- Do not even ask- if tests are still out! • Papers will be taken to the front of the class per the teachers instructions. • Anything listed in the student handbook applies as well! Getting your attention I will: •Stand in front of the class •Raise my hand •Wait for everyone to be quiet •Begin speaking Paper heading • On top left: Name: First and Last Class Period Ex. John Hancock World History 1st period After Absence • Retrieve any makeup handout from handout basket after or before class. • Copy missed work on board. • Get notes from classmates during class down time. Turning in work • Pass all papers to the front • All students on the front row, pass the collected papers to the left. • I will come by and collect stack. • • • • • • • • “Special” Procedures These will be introduced on an “as needed” basis Library Special guests Progress Reports Working Cooperatively Fire Drill Intercom Announcements Assemblies Substitute Teacher Remember… • I truly believe in your potential and I want you to believe in it too!