Calhoun Academy Student Handbook....
Calhoun Academy was chartered and founded in 1968 on Highway 8 West in Calhoun County for the purpose of providing excellence in education. The founders felt that it is the responsibility of the school to provide maximum growth in the field of education and duty bound to include the moral and cultural education of its students. Calhoun Academy's responsibility to each student is to motivate by challenging the mind, curiosity and creative ability. The objective of Calhoun Academy is to lead students to develop skill and knowledge in the Arts and Sciences of Civilization, and to an understanding of their privileges and responsibilities in relation to their state, their nation and their God.
Mission of Calhoun Academy
Striving to nurture the student as a whole - the mind, the body and the soul.
Calhoun Academy Goals
|1.||To employ and retain qualified and competent faculty and staff who are dedicated to teaching and service.|
|2.||To teach quality academic courses which ensure successful college preparation.|
|3.||To provide student services which assist individuals in goal selection, decision making, establishment of values, and development of attitudes of responsibility and cooperation.|
|4.||To sponsor services which include sports as well as those social, extra-curricular, civic and cultural activities which develop leadership, creative skills and personal growth.|
This handbook has been prepared by parents and teachers in cooperation with the Headmaster and the Calhoun Academy Board of Directors. It is to be used as a guide for the student and parents. The handbook should be read carefully and kept for future reference.
The Board of Directors must approve all students who attend Calhoun Academy. Before a student is admitted to Calhoun Academy the following must take place.
|1.||Prospective student(s) must be interviewed by the administration of Calhoun Academy.|
|2.||All application papers are to be filled out.|
|3.||The contract is to be signed with appropriate fees and/or registration paid.|
|4.||Students entering 3-year old kindergarten must have reached their 3rd birthday on or before September 1. Students entering 4-year old kindergarten must have reached their 4th birthday on or before September 1. Students entering 5-year old kindergarten must have reached their 5th birthday on or before September 1. The following information must be provided prior to admittance into Calhoun Academy:
|(a)||A certified birth certificate.|
|(b)||Their social security number.|
|(c)||The immunization records of (Certificate of Compliance).|
|5.||Students transferring from another school must be in good standing from the school of which they left.|
|6.||Class size could limit enrollment, this will be determined by the administration.|
|7.||Home school students may be accepted pending the validation of previous work and documentation of courses taken. Placement of a home schooled student will be determined by the administration and may require testing. In order for a home schooled student to receive a diploma from Calhoun Academy their last six (6) credits must be earned from Calhoun Academy.|
Upon completion of these procedures and with approval of the Board of Directors said student(s) will be admitted to Calhoun Academy.
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