High School Band
                                           Grading Policy

    Student will receive 5 points for every class if he/she is prepared.
        Being prepared means having an instrument and a pencil.

    Student will receive 3 points for class if he/she has an instrument, but does not have a pencil

    Student will receive 0 points for class if he/she does not have an instrument.

    Student will receive 10 points for attending each of the following:
        Evening rehearsal
        Football game performance
        Woburn Parade

    If a student is unable to attend one of the above events:

    ·      Student must turn in a practice journal within one week of missed event.
    ·      Journals must document at least two hours of practice and be signed by a parent.
    ·      Student will receive 10 points for practice journals that are turned in within one week of missed rehearsal or football game.
    ·      If a journal is NOT turned in, on time, student will receive 0 points for the missed rehearsal or football game.

    Student will receive 20 points for performing in each of the following:
        Evening concert
        Veterans Day Ceremony
        Memorial Day Parade
        Graduation

    Excused absence from any of the above events:
        Excused absence from these events includes illness (documented by parent note) or death in family.
        Student can make up an excused absence by turning in practice journals, documenting 4 hours of practice within 2 weeks of scheduled concert
        Absence due to an activity that the student would rather do, is not considered “excused” and will result in 0 points for that concert.