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Schedule Change Policy

Hoover Schedule Change Request Process 2019-2020

 

Below are the three separate ways to initiate a schedule change request at Hoover Middle School

  • Student Request

  • Staff Request

  • Parent Request

Schedule Change Requests will not be accepted the first two weeks of school to allow for balancing and leveling of classes to be done.  When students are moved due to leveling, parents will be contacted ASAP.

Schedule Change Requests will not be accepted the last two weeks of the Semester for Elective Courses that are a semester long.

Changes that will be made immediately are as follows;

  • Omitted Core Class (ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, etc.)

  • Error in class level placement (wrong grade level, etc.)

  • Duplicated classes for the school year (ex: Health both semesters)

STUDENT REQUEST:

Student requests may be made by filling out the “Fireball Fuchsia Schedule Change Request Form” with the student’s counselor. Changes will not be considered without REASON, TEACHER SIGNATURES and PARENT SIGNATURE. Schedule Changes are considered every Thursday afternoon by the counseling and administrative team.

Factors considered but not limited to are:

  • Availability in the class

  • Composition in the class

  • Student history 

  • Teacher input

STAFF REQUEST:

Staff requests may be made by filling out the “Fireball Fuchsia Schedule Change Request Form” with the student’s counselor. Changes will not be considered without REASON, TEACHER SIGNATURES and PARENT SIGNATURE. Staff requests must be reviewed in collaboration with parents, counselors and an administrator.

Factors considered but not limited to are:

  • Availability in the class

  • Composition in the class

  • Student/Teacher/Parent history 

  • Parent/Teacher input

PARENT REQUEST:

Parent requests may be made by filling out the “Fireball Fuchsia Schedule Change Request Form” with the student’s counselor. Changes will not be considered until the following steps have been initiated and completed in collaboration with the student’s counselor.

  1.  Parent contacts teacher via email or phone to see if issues can be resolved.

  2. Student/Parent/Teacher conference has been held to determine the issues and develop a plan with an established time period to address the relevant issues.

  3. Students/Parent/Teacher/Administrator Conference has been held to determine the effectiveness of the plan after an established time period and make adjustments if necessary.  The administrator has the discretion to extend the timeline for the plan or make a reasonable change in the best interest of the child.

Factors considered but not limited to are:

  • Availability in the class

  • Composition in the class

  • Student/Teacher/Parent history

  • Parent/Teacher input