Code of Conduct | Dress Code | Electronic Devices | Late Work | Grading Guidelines | Tardy Policy
Code of Conduct
Cy-Woods follows all district policies on Code of Conduct. Click HERE to get more information. Code of Conduct Policy (Back to Top)
Dress Code Policy
Students should not wear clothing that is tight, loose, sagging, baggy, revealing, spaghetti-strap, backless, low-cut, or short. Students who are in violation of the dress code will have the option of correcting the violation or being placed in DMC. Repeat violators will receive additional consequences.
- PANTS – must be worn at the waist and not reveal underclothing
- SHORTS/SKIRTS – worn at the waist, not reveal underclothing, at least mid-thigh
- TOPS – must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breast, or cleavage
- DRESSES – must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breast, or cleavage and must be at least mid-thigh in length
- PAJAMAS/LOUNGEWEAR/HOUSE SLIPPERS – Prohibited
- HEAD COVERINGS – No type of head covering should be worn unless (1) it’s part of a uniform worn at a school activity or (2) for religious or medical purposes
- JEWELRY/PIERCINGS – Noisy, distracting and excessive jewelry or accessories are prohibited (including wallet chains).
- TATTOOS – Tattoos that are gang-related, offensive or distracting must be covered at all times.
- HAIR/MAKE-UP – Must be well groomed, neat and clean at all times; hair style/color and make-up must not detract from the learning environment (Back to Top)
Electronic Device Policy
Use of electronic devices will be permitted in the building during all non-instructional time. Use of electronic devices in classroom is at teacher discretion.(Back to Top)
Late Work Policy
A 10% grade penalty may be applied to late work. All late daily assignments shall be completed no more than three (3) school days after the due date (Back to Top)
At Cypress Woods High School, it is our focus to work side-by-side with all students in order to reach the highest levels of academic success possible. Students at Cypress Woods High School shall be afforded the following opportunity each grading period in each course:
MAJOR GRADE RETEST/REDO
- One (1) opportunity to retake a major grade for which a failing grade (below 70) was earned.
- The highest grade possible on a retake is a 70.
- No grade lower than the original grade will be earned.
- Tutorial attendance may be required prior to retesting.
- Retest opportunity shall be completed prior to the next unit exam.
- District Progress Monitoring (DPM’s) / TEKS tests / Assessments are not included in the retest opportunity.
DAILY GRADE REDO
- One (1) opportunity to redo a daily gradefor which a failing grade (below 70) was earned.
- The highest grade possible on a daily grade revision is a 70.
- No grade lower than the original grade will be earned. (Back to Top)
Students who accumulate 3 tardies to first period, within a grading period, shall have their parking privileges revoked for 5 school days. This consequence will occur for every 3 accumulated tardies to first period within a grading period. (Back to Top)