Important end-of-the-semester dates and policies.
Tuesday, December 9 - Last day to test/quiz/formal assessment for ANY course.
Tuesday, December 16- All class assignments, except for Final Exams/Essays/Projects/Presentations, should be graded and posted by midnight for ALL Courses.
Sunday, December 21 - Friday, January 2 - PowerSchool will be turned off at midnight Sunday, December 21 and turned back on at midnight Friday, January 2 to allow for a true break.
Monday, January 12 - First semester grades will be reviewed, double-checked and posted by 9am.
The dates were created to give students and staff a true break over the holidays. Please note: Staff are not expected to answer emails over the Christmas Holiday. Emails can be sent but staff are not expected to respond until we return to school on Monday, January 5, 2015.
Final Exam/Essays/Project/Presentation Policy
Final Exams/Essays/Projects/Presentations will be weighted 20% of the final grade in ALL classes except for some courses in Performing Arts and Art departments.
All Final exams/Essays/Project/Presentations will be a common final assessment (exam, project, paper). This will be implemented in ALL courses. Exams need to be at least 75% the same for all students taking the course. The other 25% can be determined by each individual teacher.
We wish all of our Mercy students success in the final weeks of the semester and a blessed and relaxing holiday season!