Procedures - Brackenridge High School

Brackenridge High School
What You Need to Know
Not to take the place of the Student Handbook
Brackenridge High School’s Leader
Mr. Chris Castro
Main Office
Brackenridge HS Class of 1995
B.A.,Texas Tech University Class of 2000
M.Ed., University of Texas-SA Class of 2008
Ms. Demetria Sance, Academic Dean-Class of 2018
Rm. 233A
Ms. Lynn Lynch, Academic Dean-Class of 2017
Rm. 114
Mr. Manuel Flores, Academic Dean-Class of 2016
Rm. 220A
Mr. Rickey Harrell, Academic Dean-Class of 2015
Rm. 271
Mr. Roy Poy
Rm. 268A
Ms. Annie Aguayo
Rm. 268B
Ms. Mandie Holtsford
Go Center
Ms. Margie Wilkins
Go Center
Ms. Angelica Lozano
Go Center
Last Name A – De
Last Name Di – I
Last Name J – O
Last Name P – Sl
Last Name Sm – Z
Policies & procedures help…
 Maintain a Respectful, Safe, and Orderly
Learning Environment
 Prepare Students for a Profession / Career
 Enforce Student Code of Conduct issued
by the San Antonio ISD School Board &
State Legislature
Student Dress Code
 Spirit or student organization tee-shirts (purple and white color only) may
be used in lieu of White or Purple polo style shirts/blouses (under shirts
must also be purple or white)
 Khaki pants and shorts (no oversized t-shirts or micro shorts will be
 Foot ware – No flip flops or Slip-on sliders
 Caps, visors or other head apparel are not allowed in the building
 Spike belts, collars or bracelets; heavy link chains, or wallet chains on belt
loops will not be allowed
 Mesh Back Packs are encouraged
Pants / Shorts / Skirts
 Pants, skirts, and shorts must be khaki
colored & no other color is acceptable
 NO sagging, over-sized pants
 Pants must be kept at the waist area
– Pants up high or OCI
 Skirts/shorts may not be more than three
inches above the knee
 Refer to the Student Code of Conduct
 Students may not wear piercings on any
part of the face to include cheek, lip, brow,
nose or tongue
 Only acceptable piercing is the ear
 Gauges are not allowed in ear
 Refer to the Student Code of Conduct
Be prepared…
First, fix the uniform ….
 A student who is out of uniform will be
asked to try to correct the problem quickly
so the student can remain in class and learn.
 If the problem cannot be fixed, then the
student will be sent to OCI for the day or
until the infraction can be corrected.
Head Wear & Backpacks
 You are here to learn! Headwear is distracting…
 Once a hoodie is on your head, it is headwear and
may be confiscated by a teacher or an administrator.
 Keep caps out of sight, and keep them in your
backpack throughout the school day, otherwise, they
will be confiscated with a $15 charge to get them
 Mesh/see-through backpacks encouraged.
 Keep your backpack under your desk during
Hair … Dress Code Violations
 Hair color must be within the range of
natural colors
 NO hot pink, florescent red, green, neon
blue, or other unusual colors
 Will have until next Tuesday, Sept. 2nd to
 NO mohawks
 NO distracting hair styles
 Students must take doctors and parent notes to the
attendance office within two days of the absence
No more than 8 parent notes allowed per year to be
considered excused
Turn in doctor’s notes promptly
Students leaving campus during the school day MUST
be signed out by a parent/ guardian (who is listed on the
AGR card) through the attendance office
Excessive absences may result in loss of credit by the
Brackenridge Attendance Committee
Lunch Schedules
 3 lunches / 30 minutes in length with approximately
675 students each
 1st Lunch - ROOMS: 255 – 267; 230 - 239
 2nd Lunch - ROOMS: 131, 201-212, 805-811,
109-125, Building “C,” Practical Arts, Gym
(Everyone on 1st floor and outside with
exception of 201-212)
 3rd Lunch - ROOMS: 214 – 216, 221 – 229, 240248, 250 – 253, 269, 270
Closed Campus
Brackenridge is a closed campus.
2. Students must remain on campus between
the hours of 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. / the
school day
3. Students may NOT leave campus to eat
lunch at another location
4. Parents may bring lunch to their student
only and leave with Attendance Office
5. See the Student Code of Conduct…
penalty for leaving campus without going
through the attendance office procedure
is parent contact / suspension or OCI
Student Food & Drinks
 Please no food, drinks, or big styrofoam
cups in the classrooms during instructional
• Food in classrooms before or after school must be
monitored and supervised by a teacher. (Students
must have an official pass to carry)
 First period is an exception.
Eagle Tardy Policy
 Eagle Tardy System will begin the 2nd week of school on
Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
 Each teacher will take attendance each class period.
 After 3 classroom tardies, teachers will contact parents;
call logs will be turned in by lunch on Monday for the
previous week.
 During 8th period daily, teachers will remind students of
any assigned detentions.
Eagle Tardy Policy
Consequence System:
1st - 3rd tardy = Warning
4th tardy = Teacher contacts parent
5th tardy = 1 hour detention
6th tardy = Mandatory Parent Conference
(with teacher or administrator), detention and
attendance contract
7th + tardy = Saturday school, ISS or
 After the first week, students are not to be
admitted into class if they are late unless
they have:
– A PLASCO issued ticket that either gives them
a tardy/pass (excused or unexcused)
Teachers and administrators need to be consistent
with the procedures for PLASCO to work.
Cell Phone / Electronic Device
Usage – SAISD Policy
 Students are not allowed to use cell phones
or any electronic device during the school
 Electronic devices of any kind are not
allowed (including iPods, mp3 players,
PSPs) during the school day
 Ear buds should not be visible during the
school day
 These items will be confiscated and
turned in to the main office
Use at School ----Violation Procedures
 1st Offense – Verbal warning and reminder given to student that electronic
devices may be confiscated and fines assessed for the return of the device in
accordance with the Telecommunications / Electronic Devices Procedures.
 2nd Offense – Electronic device confiscated and returned to parent/legal
guardian at end of the school day. Parent/guardian signature and date required
for receipt of device and parents will receive an additional copy of the
Telecommunications/Electronic Devices Procedures.
 3rd Offense – Device confiscated and $10 fine assessed for return of the item.
Parents/legal guardians may pick up the device at the end of the day after the
fine has been collected.
 4th Offense & Subsequent Offenses – Device confiscated and $15 fine
assessed for return of the item. Parents/legal guardians may pick up the device at
the end of the day after the fine has been collected.
Items will be Confiscated
 Teachers and administrators have the authority to
confiscate items that violate the dress code, cell
phone policy, and electronic device policies.
 In order to avoid further consequences, students must
cooperate and give these items to the teacher or
administrator who will turn these items in to the main
office promptly.
 Once an item is turned in to the office, a parent or
guardian may sign for and pick these items up at the
end of the school day.
Hall Passes – School Policy
 For school safety, hall passes are NOT to be
issued the first 10 minutes of class and the last
10 minutes of class!
 Students must have a completed hall pass with a
teacher’s signature before leaving class to go to
the restroom, the counselor’s office, or any
location designated by the teacher.
 Hall passes must have the date, time, class period,
room number, destination, and proper signatures.
Hall Pass Procedures
 When issued a hall pass, students are expected
to report directly to the designated location
only and to return promptly.
A student found without a hall pass will be
sent to an administrator.
Schedule Changes
 Students with a full eight period schedule will
report to classes as scheduled
 Requests for schedule changes will be made
through the counselors’ secretary, Ms. Solorzano
in the Library. The requests will be considered the
first and second weeks of school.
 The only legitimate reasons for schedule changes
are that the credit has already been earned or the
student is not in their magnet course.
Clinic Personnel
 Nurse
– Ms. Naomi Cruz, R.N.
– Ms. Melissa Garza, Health Asst.
– Referral to Nurse from Classroom Teacher is
Procedure: Students must have a nurse referral
from the classroom teacher to be seen by the
SAISD On-campus Police
& Probation Officers
 Officer Sepulveda & Officer Huron
 Bexar County Probation Officer
Ms. Stephanie Tarango
 Location: 1st Floor – Main Office Area
 Our goal as an organization is to
continuously work towards selfimprovement – adults AND students.
 Remember, you are a reflection of your
family, your school, and your
community, so make it a positive one!
Best wishes for a great school year!

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