Mrs. Amity Harrington

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
4th period—Conference
5th period—English I  
6th period—English I 
7th period—English I 
8th period—English I Pre AP

Grading Policies

Late Work-

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.


Grade Weights-

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.

Make-Up Policy-

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.