Drama Class Requirements 

Spring Semester 2003

Ms. Rinaldi
Room 204
(303)698-6100 ext. 21411

jennifer_rinaldi@dpsk12.org

GENERAL RULES:

  •          All school-wide rules apply in this class

  •          Students must arrive on time for class, or bring a pass explaining their lateness.

  •          Students must bring a notebook, pen, and their scene to class EVERY DAY.

  •          Students may not eat or drink in the classroom. (exception: water)

  •          Walkmen are not permitted in class.

  •          STUDENTS MUST TREAT ONE ANOTHER AND THEIR TEACHER WITH RESPECT.

  •          In accordance with the South High School attendance policy, 10 absences, BOTH EXCUSED AND UNEXCUSED, result in automatic failure of the course for the semester.  Extenuating circumstances such as illness can be brought before a review board.

AUDITORIUM RULES:

  •          Students may not touch the curtains, lighting, or any other stage equipment without the express permission of Ms. Rinaldi.  This is not to keep you away from the stage, but to ensure that you use the theater safely and responsibly.

  •          Gum chewing, eating, and drinking are NEVER, EVER permitted in the auditorium.

  •          Playing the piano is expressly forbidden.

CLASS RULES:

  •         All students are expected to participate in class every day.

  •         We often work in groups.  Students are not permitted to change groups.

  •          Drama class requires that we each get up in front of others to perform.  It is expected that all students will be supportive and encouraging as audience members--nothing less is acceptable.

  •          Students often work in groups in the hall.  Students may not leave the area immediately outside room 204, and are expected to work diligently and behave appropriately.

GRADING POLICY:

Class Participation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50%

Creativity and enthusiasm. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 10%

Prepared scenes/Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40%

Ms. Rinaldi is always available to students in room 204.  Parents are encouraged to call with any and all questions and concerns regarding their childís progress.  Please call (303)698-6100, extension 21411.  My professional e-mail is jennifer_rinaldi@dpsk12.org

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I have read the class requirements, and agree to follow the rules and policies stated.

 

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