Phone: (940) 686-8740
Degrees and Certifications:
2004, BA English, Texas Woman's Univeristy, Denton, TX 2007, MA Medieval English Literature, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
Mrs. Amity Harrington
Four Basic Rules:
1. Be on time.
2. Do what's right.
3. Do what's asked of you.
4. Clean up your mess.
1st period—English I
2nd period—English I Pre AP
3rd period—English I
5th period—English I
6th period—English I
7th period—English I
8th period—English I Pre AP
One day late- 15 points subtracted from graded paper
Two days late- 30 points subtracted from graded paper
Three days late- student earns a 0
*Policy goes into effect once the teacher has posted grades.
Daily Work 40% Teachers are required to have at least 7 daily work grades each six weeks. A quiz will
count as two grades but only as one assignment.
Tests/Projects 60% Teachers are required to have at least 3 test/project grades each six weeks
Grade Updating Requirement-
All PPHS teachers are required to update their grades at least once a week.
All students will have opportunity to make up work from an excused absence. The student will have the same number of days he missed plus one to make up for any missing work. So, for example, if a student is absent for two days, he’ll have a total of three days to make up all missing assignments.
Any student who plagiarizes or cheats on any assignment or helps another student cheat will receive a zero on that assignment plus disciplinary action.
Board Policy EIA(Local)-
Any student who has failed any assignment may redo that assignment, provided that the student has met the grading guidelines. The maximum grade a student will receive will be a 70 . The student will have a total of five school days to redo the assignment once it has been posted in the gradebook.