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    CREDENTIALS:

    M.Ed in Special Education from Converse College...2001

    B.S. in Criminal Justice/Psychology from USC...1995

    *Certified to teach Students with Learning Disabilities and Intellectual Disabilities with the SC State Department

    Beth Wirchball

     

                Class Schedule:     

     

    Period

    Class/Time

    Room

     

    1st Block

    Math Inclusion (Watt)

    8:00 – 9:43

    311

     

    2nd Block

    ELA Inclusion (Reese)

    9:46 - 11:18

    308

     

    3rd Block 

    Study Skills

    11:24 - 12:56

    301

     

    Lunch

    12:58 – 1:43

    Lunchroom

     

    4th Block

    Planning

    1:46 – 2:31

    301

     

    Homeroom

    3:22 – 3:27

    311

     

     

    GRADING PROCEDURES:

    60% Major grades...

    Students will be graded on their completion of STUDENT SUCCESS folders in the classroom consisting of the maintaining of weekly grades, updating all missing work in classes, and completion of transition skills work in the classroom. 

    40% Minor grades...

    Students will be graded on their completion of IEP goals and work completion for core curriculum classes. 

     

    HOMEWORK EXPECTATIONS:

    Homework will not be given in study skills as students will be working on homework/remediation/reteaching for core classes during this time.

     

    NEW GMS RULES FOR 2020-2021:

    • No outside food or drink allowed
    • No lunch deliveries
    • No visitors
    • Only clear water bottles in classrooms
    • Lockers will not be issued
    • Masks must be worn entering the building
    • No sharing of materials

    When should students arrive?  No earlier than 7:30

    When should a student report to homeroom?   7:40

    If a student arrives after 8:10?   Report to office

    What time does school dismiss?  3:27

    Students must be picked up by?  3:45

    Students must remember...

    • Dress code strictly enforced
    • School rules apply on the bus
    • Students must wear ID's
    • Mobile devices must be powered OFF in school
    • Chromebooks used for school purpose only

    CONSEQUENCES:

    Tardies...

    • 5th...letter to parent
    • 6th...parent conference
    • 7th...after school detention
    • 8th...ISS
    • 9th...ISS
    • 10th...OSS

    Mobile Device Confiscation...

    • 1st...taken, student picks up in office after school
    • 2nd...parent/guardian must pick up after school
    • 3rd...parent/guardian picks up/after school detention
    • 4th...parent/guardian picks up/ISS

     

    CLASSROOM RULES:

    • Use positive voice and language
    • take care of property
    • wait for permission to speak, raise your hand
    • complete all assignments
    • stay on task
    • be in your seat prior to tardy bell
    • begin the starter promptly
    • have your materials ready

    Consequences for not following classroom rules...

    • 1st offense...warning
    • 2nd offense...name on the board
    • 3rd offense...check beside your name
    • 4th offense...lunch detention
    • 5th offense...after school detention
    • 6th offense...referral

     

    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Office Hours... 1:50 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

    864-716-4060 (ext. 50301)

    amiewirchball@anderson5.net