• CONTACT INFORMATION:

    - Mr Derek Larson

    - Music Room

    - larsond@stregis.k12.mt.us

     

    Remote School 'Covornavirus' Assignments

    Choir: Choir Assignments for Remote School

    Band: Band Assignments for Remote School

     

    Introduction

    Derek Larson holds a Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Oregon and a Master’s Degree in Education from Montana State University. Derek teaches K-12 music at a small rural school in St. Regis, Montana and 3-12 music at a small school in Mullan, ID. Besides his teaching responsibilities, Derek loves to participate in various other community projects including community service, directing and participating in local and statewide music projects, and engaging in services that connect the community and the schools.

     

    CLASS SYLLABUS:

    Music Syllabus

     

    Late Work:

    Points will be deducted from a student’s grade if work is handed in late.  For every week an assignment/project/power focus is late, points will be taken off.  Below is the rule for late assignments:

     

    1 week (5 school days) late-10% reduction

    2 weeks (10 school days) late-20% reduction

    3 weeks (15 school days) late-30% reduction

    4 weeks (20 school days) late-40% reduction

    5 weeks or more (25+ school days) late-50% reduction

     

    *For emergency purposes (Dr. notes/school events/etc) considerations for extending deadline may be made.

     

    Grading Scale:

    In order to promote uniformity and fairness in the academic letter grading formula for the St. Regis Public Schools, and to support our concern for Excellence in Education, the Board of Trustees, School District 1, has adopted a 4.00 grading schedule with the following percentile formula for grading standards to be applied in grade levels 4-12.

    Percentile Scores

    Letter Grades

    100-93

    A

    92-90

    A-

    89-87

    B+

    86-83

    B

    82-80

    B-

    79-77

    C+

    76-73

    C

    72-70

    C-

    69 Percent and below

    INC

     

    • This grading schedule specifically prohibits recording or awarding letter grades of A+ C- in any subjects in grades 4-12.
    • Pass or No Pass will be assigned for Teacher Assistance.

     

    Students will be assigned an Incomplete (I) if a student has not completed the coursework, unless administration approves an extended period of time for extenuating circumstances. Extenuating circumstances may include, but is not limited to medical conditions, death or severe illness of a family member, or military transfers or leave periods. The grade of incomplete will stand until the student has demonstrated mastery of the course.