Tupelo Middle School Exemption Policy
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may choose to be exempt from second semester exams provided the following
requirements have been met:
- The student has not missed more than five (5)
days/periods in the class (excused or unexcused*) during the second semester
for full credit courses.
- The student has not received a referral for
excessive tardies during the semester in that class.
- The student has not received ISS or OSS
during the semester.
- The student has an eighty-five (85) or above
average in the class.
- The course is NOT a prerequisite course for
- The student has not been placed in the
Structured Day Program during the school year.
of competition or performances in extracurricular activities such as athletics,
band, clubs, speech, debate, drama, choral music and other related student
activities is prohibited on a day immediately preceding the administration of
terms tests and semester examinations. In addition, a rehearsal, meeting or
practice associated with student activities will be concluded prior to 6:00
p.m. on a day immediately preceding term tests and semester examinations
will be considered when an organization or group outside the Tupelo Public
School District schedules a student activity event. However, participation in
such events must have the written prior approval of the principal.
operate with closed campuses during each nine-week exam period. Students will
remain on campus for the duration of the exam day. Principals and/or their
designees will have the discretion to excuse students in cases of hardship or
emergency such as sickness, injury and medical care.
related absences do not affect exemption status. In other words, students may
still be exempt if school related absences cause the total number of absences
to exceed the exemption limit.
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