Published on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by The Norseman Staff
Juniors and Seniors who think they are eligible to exempt one or more final exams can fill out an exemption form Tuesday, Dec. 4 – Friday, Dec. 7 in the Silver Cafeteria during all lunches. These are the ONLY dates and the ONLY times the opportunity will be available.
Exemptions from semester exams shall be allowed in accordance with the following criteria:
A student’s grade classification at the beginning of the year shall determine the number of exemptions for which the student is eligible.
If all other eligibility criteria have been satisfied, a student shall be eligible for a maximum number of semester exemptions according to the following:
EOC tested courses are not eligible for exemptions at the end of the fall semester.
Fall Semester Spring Semester
9 n/a 4
10 n/a 4
11 2 4
12 2 7
A student in grades 9–12 with three absences during the semester must have a grade average of 90–100 in the course in order to be eligible for exemption.
A student in grades 9–12 with two absences during the semester must have a grade average of 80–89 in the course to be eligible for exemption.
A student’s excused absence in grade 11 or 12 to visit an accredited institution of higher education shall not count against his or her eligibility for exemptions. [See Board Policy FEA]
A student who has violated the Student Code of Conduct during the semester shall not be eligible to be exempt from any semester exams.