Go Tigers       

Jacqueline Dixon:  Spanish II, Girls’ Athletic Coordinator, Head Softball Coach
Conference Time:  4th Period (10:15 – 11:05 a.m.)
Contact Information:  Room 416 Annex, 936.709.5720, jdixon@conroeisd.net


Remember you are allowed 2 retakes per grading period - take advantage of that.


   Vision Statement...
“Conroe High School is a flagship for excellence.”

Mission Statement…
“CHS is a safe environment that promotes challenging programs with rigorous expectations and a supportive environment that allows for individual differences while preparing students to become life-long learners and responsible citizens.”

CONROE HIGH SCHOOL Fall 2016 Tentative Syllabus.docx

     Classroom Expectations: Attitude and Effort are two things you can control.
 1) Be respectful and  display appropriate behavior.
 2) Be positive and prepared.
 3) Follow directions and participate in class activities.
4) Complete assignments on time and to the best of your ability
 5) Cell phones/electronic devices are to be used only with specific teacher permission.  
 6) No food is allowed in class - water is acceptable.
 7) Follow the Student Code of Conduct.

      Consequences for Behavior Issues:
  • Warning or student conference   2  Phone call or email home     3 Office Referral (immediate consequence for certain behaviors outlined in the CHS Student Code of Conduct as as advised by the teacher - ex:  cell phone use)
     Organization: Students will maintain a sequentially organized Spanish notebook.  Students  are responsible for all warmups, notes, and assignments whether present or absent.  

      Supplies:  a 1" -  1.5” binder to remain in the classroom
                        yellow and pink highlighters
                        markers/crayons/map pencils - whatever you prefer to use to color

Grading/Evaluation Policy:  Your grade for the class will consist of the following activities:
In class work/participation
Vocabulary activities/quizzes
Written papers
Assessments (tests, binder, projects)

Grading Percentages:
 Major Grades (Exams, Projects, Papers) – 70%
 Minor Grades (Homework, Quizzes, In-class work, etc) – 30%
 Final EOC Semester Exam – 20% of final grade

 *No late work will be accepted unless the teacher  for some reason feels there should be additional time for the class to finish (ex: fire  drill, testing, etc.)  If you cannot complete an         assignment on time, please come see me ahead of the due date for special arrangements.
 *Students participating in extracurricular activities should be aware of assignments and due dates before leaving for their activity.  They  are responsible for any and all missed work.
 *Students will have at least 3 major grades each 9 weeks.
*Semester exams are a cumulative assessment, and the previous notes and assignments are essential for exam preparation.
     * Retake policy:  Students may retake two tests per 9 weeks for full credit.

    *Absences and Make-up Work:  Absences do affect school performance, as well as exemption eligibility for semester exams. If an absence is unavoidable, make-up work is           
      ultimately the student’s responsibility. Detailed instructions are in your CISD student handbook and have been explained in class.

    *Extra Credit:  There is NO extra credit offered.  Students are given multiple opportunities to maintain their grades through daily work, quizzes, test, projects, and activities in class.    

 Bathroom Policy: Please go to the bathroom before coming to class.  No bathroom permission will be given during the first or last 10 minutes of the class period.  

 Curriculum Content & Tutoring:   If at any time you do not understand a concept being taught or you are having difficulty with the classwork, please see me immediately. Please notify me to make an appointment for tutoring at 6:45 in the a.m. if you need to come in early or or immediately after school, depending on school activities.  You can email me at any time with questions.




The Conroe Independent School District (District) is an equal opportunity educational provider and employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment matters. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as Board policy not to discriminate in such a manner.

For information about Title IX rights or Section 504/ADA rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA coordinator:
3205 W. Davis
Conroe, Texas 77304
(936) 709-7752

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3205 W. Davis
Conroe, Texas 77304
(936) 709-7752

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