• Classroom Expectations


    Student and Parent Notification/Acknowledgement


    Objectives:  To motivate Haltom High School JROTC cadets to be better citizens and to assist them in being successful in all of their academic and extra-curricular activities at Haltom High School.


    Required materials:  As assigned by the Senior Army Instructor or Army Instructor and/or as noted in the weekly training schedule posted on the classroom bulletin board.


    General Class Procedure:  Enter class quietly and take your assigned seat.  We will review material from the previous day and proceed to the next lesson/activity.  Students will take notes and begin working on assignment, if appropriate for the day’s lesson/activity.  


    Homework:  The purpose of homework is to practice and reinforce skills needed to be successful in this program.  If assigned, homework is due the next time the class meets. 


    Grading:  Grades of 70% or better is passing.  Grading is based on participation (this includes parades, inspections, and the military ball), completion of assignments, and quiz/test grades.


    Cheating/Lying: Every cadet is expected to do his/her own work. A cadet caught cheating on an exam or quiz will receive a zero for that exercise and will also be removed from his/her leadership position and demoted in cadet rank. A cadet found to be lying to a JROTC instructor, another teacher, or school administrator will be removed from his/her leadership position and demoted in cadet rank as directed by the SAI.


    Delinquent/Criminal Conduct: A cadet involved in delinquent/criminal conduct that results in adjudication as a juvenile offender will be removed from the JROTC program upon such determination.


    Demerits/Merits: A cadet’s conduct grade for each grading period will be determined by applying the standards outlined in the HHS JROTC Merit/Demerit SOP.


    Participation:  Participation in note-taking, guided practice, collaborative activities and reviews, and all other aspects of this course is required for success in this course.


    Tardies:  You are tardy if you are not in the classroom when the bell rings.  Every third tardy is a referral.


    Cell Phone/Electronic Devices:  No cellular phone use is allowed in class.  Your phone will be taken up if it is used in class. Other electronic devices are only to be used with the knowledge and permission of your instructor



    Be in assigned seat when the tardy bell rings.
    Treat others with respect.
    Do not talk when the Instructor is talking.

    Follow all directions form the Instructor and student leaders


       First offense – Verbal warning.

       Second offense – 1 to 5 demerits.

       Third offense – 6 to 10 demerits.

       Fourth offense – 1-10 repetitions of instructor selected army physical fitness exercise
       parent call. 


    ** Major disciplinary issues will result in immediate office referral**


    Restroom Requirements

    ·         No restroom breaks during the first or last ten minutes of class.

    ·         No restroom breaks during direct instruction.

    Note: Cell phone must be turned in before going to restroom.



    Before Class

    ·         Be in the classroom before the tardy bell rings. 

    ·         Have your supplies.  A locker pass will not be issued.       


    First Five Minutes of Class

    ·         Roll call/attendance.

    ·         Be ready to go over assigned homework and prepare to answer/ask questions.


    Exam/Quiz Procedure

    ·         Work only on your own examination/quiz.


    Direct Instruction

    ·         Raise your hand to ask questions or talk.

    ·         Do not talk when someone else is talking.  They are probably asking your question.

    ·         Take notes if appropriate.



    Dismissal Procedure

    ·         Instructor will tell you when it is time to stop working.

    ·         Clean up around your desk.  Trash can is at the door.

    ·         Remain in your seat until the bell rings.  No lining up at the door!



    I understand the above rules and procedures and agree to follow them. I also agree to familiarize myself with and comply with all applicable provisions of the 2019-2020 BISD Secondary Student Handbook and the 2019-2020 Student Code of Conduct and Extra-curricular Honor Code, which can be found in the Family Resource page of the BISD website (www.birdvilleschools.net). I further understand that failure to comply with the above classroom rules and procedures and the aforementioned district student handbook, code of conduct and honor code will result in the assessment of demerits and can result in my removal from my leadership position or JROTC extra-curricular team and/or reduction in cadet rank.


    *********************** Readmission into Army  JROTC Program ***********************


    In Accordance with paragraph 3-15d, Cadet Command Regulation 145-2, All cadets in each JROTC program will be screened at the end of each school year and will be readmitted to JROTC with the approval of the Senior Army Instructor.



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