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CODE OF CONDUCT FOR STUDENTS TAKING ON-CAMPUS COURSES

  1. Student and Parent or Guardian are responsible for any prerequisite requirements. Knowledge Counts does NOT check prerequisites. Student and Parent or Guardian acknowledge that LVUSD will not accept grades from summer school courses if these requirements have not been met.

  2. The Las Virgenes Unified School District accepts Knowledge Counts courses for academic credit toward the Las Virgenes high school diploma. Students from other districts/schools are responsible for ascertaining if courses will be accepted for credit towards their high school graduation requirements.

  3. All students must attend the first and last day of their assigned Summer School semester class. Any student not in attendance on the first day will be dropped and no refund will be given. Any student not in attendance on the last day will not pass the class or receive credit. There is no early dismissal permitted on the last day of each semester.

  4. There are no excused absences in Summer School. Students are not allowed more than two (2) days of absence in any 3-week semester. Students who exceed these absence limits will be dropped/failed and no refunds will be given.

  5. Two tardies constitute one-half day of absence. It is possible to receive more than one tardy a day (at the beginning of school, after breaks).

  6. The school rules set out in the Student Handbook apply at all times during Summer School. Students on their way to or from Summer School are subject to all school rules.

  7. All requests to drop a class must be processed through the Summer School Office. All textbooks must be returned prior to dropping a class. Students may drop any first semester class prior to July 7, or any second semester class prior to July 27, and no grade will be recorded. There will be no refunds after June 2, 2017. See refund policy.

  8. Students using or in possession, or in a group of students using or in possession, of tobacco, e-cigarettes, drugs, or alcohol will immediately be dropped/failed from Summer School and will be subject to disciplinary action by Knowledge Counts.

  9. Students and parents or guardians must follow all instructions from school staff, including traffic directions.

  10. Conduct Referrals for any disciplinary action may result in the student being dropped from Summer School. The student’s home school will be notified.

  11. Cheating will result in the student being dropped from Summer School. The student’s home school will be notified.

  12. Students are expected to follow the school dress code and dress appropriately for school.

  13. Students are not allowed to leave the supervised area of campus during the Summer School day. All athletic fields (football, soccer, baseball/softball, and tennis courts) and all parking lots are considered out-of-bounds areas. Students found in these areas without permission will be expelled with no refund.

  14. All final exams will be taken on the last day of each semester. There is no early dismissal on the final day of each semester. No early finals will be arranged.

  15. Students shall have electronic devices turned off during instructional time. There is to be no recording or videotaping in the classroom without prior approval from the teacher.

  16. Students will be charged a replacement cost for textbooks that are damaged or not returned.

  17. Summer School is a fast-paced and time-intensive program which requires student commitment to the established schedule and completion of homework and projects by the deadlines. Parent or Guardian is responsible for making sure that Summer School is the appropriate option for their student. See Accommodations.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR STUDENTS TAKING ONLINE HEALTH COURSE

  1. The online Health course must be completed by Tuesday, July 25 at 12:00 p.m.

  2. If the student does not complete the course within the allotted time frame, the student will not receive a grade and no refund will be given.

  3. Students must sign in at the Summer School Office and receive an on-campus pass prior to going anywhere on campus. The pass must be visible while the student is on campus. The pass must be returned to the Summer School Office and the student must sign out prior to leaving campus.

  4.  When on campus the student will follow all rules laid out in the Code of Conduct for Students Taking On-Campus Courses.

  5. There are 9 Units in the course. Each unit has multiple sections with 3 to 4 quizzes and 2 unit tests. 

  6. Each student will create a personalized schedule to fit the dates they allocate to take the online course. All students must complete the online Health course by Tuesday, July 25 at 12:00 p.m.

  7. Students must contact their assigned teacher as needed to ask questions, get instruction or clarification, and take unit tests to remain on track with the program. 

  8. Knowledge Counts must proctor the final on the campus of Agoura High School. Proctored finals will be held every Thursday at 10 a.m. during the summer school session with the exception of the last week when the final will be on Tuesday July 25. Students must schedule a specific date with the Summer School Principal 48 hours before arriving on campus to take the final.

  9. If a student is out of town and needs to complete the final exam, the student may arrange to complete the work in the presence of a Notary Public who is not a relative. All Notary fees are the student's responsibility. The student must submit a statement from the Notary verifying that the Notary has checked the student's identification and observed the student taking the final. The Notary's seal and signature must be included. All deadlines apply.

  10. Students may not drop the online Health course and transfer into the on-campus Summer School program.

  11. Posting anonymous messages is not permitted except for the express purpose of collaborative writing. Impersonating another person is strictly forbidden.

  12. Do not publicly post your personal contact information (address and telephone number) or anyone else's.

  13. Do not publicly post any messages that were sent to you privately.

  14. Your access is password-protected and you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password.

  15. You agree to use only your own user name and password and not to divulge these to anyone.

  16. You agree to not aid anyone in gaining unauthorized access.

  17. You agree to log out of the online Health course and close your Internet browser window when you have finished accessing and using the online Health course.

  18. All work submitted by a student is assumed to have been completed by that student. Plagiarism is copying or imitating the language, ideas, and thoughts of another writer and passing them off as your own original work. You agree not to engage in plagiarism when submitting your work. 

  19. Without limiting the foregoing you agree not to:

    • Copy or rephrase another student's work
    • Allow someone else to rewrite an assignment or rephrase any part of an assignment (not just proofread it)
    • Copy content from student aids (for example, CliffsNotes or SparkNotes), critical sources, reference materials, or other materials, in part or in whole, without acknowledgement (including by rephrasing ideas borrowed from such materials).
    • Use of quotations from any source without full citations, including author, title, publisher, date of publication, and page number. If you are citing information found on a website, provide the complete Web page or website title, URL, author if known, page number if applicable, and publication date of the site, if available.
  20. Students are responsible for their own learning. If a student is unable to login to course websites, or is experiencing any other difficulties with technology or communication in the course, it is his/her responsibility to proactively seek help in finding a solution. Contact information for mentors, instructors, etc. should be stored offline so that it is accessible at all times.

  21. Failure to abide by these requirements will lead to the student being dropped from the online Health course with no refund.

Bell Schedule

The schedule for on campus classes is below. Please be aware that it is possible to receive two tardies in one day if students are late to class or after breaks.

Period 1 7:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Nutrition 10:00-10:20 a.m.
Period 2 10:25 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Prerequisites

Please note: Students and their parents or guardians are responsible for any prerequisite requirements. Knowledge Counts does not check prerequisites. Students and parents or guardians acknowledge that LVUSD will not accept grades from summer school courses if these requirements have not been met. Students from other districts or schools are responsible for ascertaining if courses will be accepted for credit towards their high school graduation requirements.