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Frequently Asked Questions
do I check my child’s current grades?
do I register for TUSD's Parent ABI Portal?
my child is absent, are they allowed to make up missed work?
shall be given the opportunity to make-up work missed because of an
excused absence and shall receive full credit if the work is turned
in according to a reasonable make-up schedule. Typically, each day
of excused absence merits a make-up day.
may or may not allow a suspended student to complete any assignments
and tests missed during suspension.
who miss school work because of unexcused absences may or may not be
given the opportunity to make-up missed work for full or reduced
credit. Teachers may assign such make-up work as necessary to ensure
academic progress, not as a punitive measure.
need at least twenty-four hours to supply make-up work.
procedures and processes for make-up work should be clearly
explained to both students and parents. In high school, make-up
procedures and processes should be addressed in the class syllabus.
do I arrange for make-up work if my child will be absent for an
extended (more than 1 week) illness?
do I check my child’s attendance or discipline issues?
are report cards or progress reports sent out?
do I read my child’s referral or tardy form?
does the STAR test mean for my child and the school, and what are the
testing dates (including STAR, CAHSEE, SAT, PSAT, and ACT)
can find testing information at the California Department of
Education for STAR and CAHSEE data.
information is online for the SAT, PSAT, and ACT. You may also
contact you child's counselor.
schedule of all activities, testing dates pending, is posted on the
do I obtain a student transcript and what is the cost?
should my child apply to colleges, and who should I contact for
courses count for college credit?
does A-G mean when choosing classes?
intent of the "a-g" Subject Requirement is to ensure that
students can participate fully in the first-year program at a UC
university in a wide variety of fields of study. The requirements
are written deliberately for the benefit of all students expecting
to enter the University, and not for preparation for specific
majors. UC faculty consider the Subject Requirement to be effective
preparation, on many levels, for undergraduate work at the
University. This pattern of study assures the faculty that the
student has attained a body of general knowledge that will provide
breadth and perspective to new, more advanced study. Fulfillment of
the "a-g" pattern also demonstrates that the student has
attained essential critical thinking and study skills.
can I get the newsletter emailed to me?
student received a “Block W” or “I lettered,” what does it
are the minimum requirements for a student to participate in
incoming 9th graders are academically eligible to participate in
extra/co-curricular activities. At the end of the first grading
period, 9th graders must be eligible. They must have earned a “C”
average (2.0 on a 4 point scale) and had no course failures.
who intend to participate in extra/co-curricular-curricular
activities or athletics must meet Scholastic Eligibility guidelines:
Governing Board also requires that participating students be
satisfactorily progressing towards the Districts' graduation
requirements in order to participate in a sport or activity.
Satisfactory progress is hereby defined as the ability to graduate
with one's class within conventional timelines, i.e. eight (8)
consecutive semesters from freshman entrance, including summer
rules require that semester grades be used to determine eligibility
at the end of the second and fourth quarters. Grading periods at
West High School will be: first quarter, first semester, third
quarter, second semester (plus summer school grades added).