Rules and Regulations

This document would provide an addition, specification and modification to the student handbook and diary for school year 2018-2019 duly signed by the City Mayor, Hon. Mar-Len Abigail S. Binay and by the Schools Division Superintendent, Rita E. Riddle, CESO V. It will serve as the guidelines, rules and regulations tailored-fit for the needs of the students of Makati Science High School for the Academic Year 2018-2019. This set of rules follows and is based on different DepEd Orders, the Positive Discipline Model and Child Protection Policy.

Academic Policies

1. Retention Policy

(Adapted from the DepEd Order No.41, s. 2005)

  1. For a student to remain in the program, he or she should:

    • Obtain a general average of at least 85.00 percent with no final grade lower than 80.00 percent in all subjects

    • Obtain final grade of at least 85.00 percent in English, Mathematics (Basic and Add-on), and Science and Technology (Basic and Add-on); and

    • Obtain final grade of at least 83.00 percent in other subjects

  2. Failure to meet 1.a shall disqualify a student to enroll in the next year level at Makati Science High School.

  3. Failure to meet 1.b or 1.c or both shall put an incoming Grade 8 to Grade 10 student under probationary status for a period of one year the next school year.

  4. An incoming Grade 8, Grade 9 or Grade 10 student under probationary status for a period of one year the next school year shall be required to take summer enhancement programs so that they can catch up when they move to the next grade level.

  5. An incoming Grade 8, Grade 9 or Grade 10 student may remove his or her probationary status for a period of one year by meeting 1.a, 1.b and 1.c the next school year.

  6. Failure to remove the probationary status shall disqualify a student to enroll in the next year level at the Makati Science High School.

  7. In the Senior High School, retention policy is not implemented

2. Assessments / Examinations

Students shall take quarter examinations scheduled during the whole school year. However, a student who, because of justifiable reasons, fails to take any examination may be given a special examination.

The term cheating during examinations means not only an actual copying from someone but also the possession of the examinee either in his or her person or within his or her reach of any material related to the subject matter under examination. Giving one’s answer is also a form of cheating, as well as providing one’s opportunity to cheat, like talking to a student, looking at, or holding other’s paper.

3. Academic Awards

(Adapted from the DepEd Order No. 36, s. 2016 and DepEd Order No. 8 s. 2015, Also refer to the p.33 of the Student Handbook)

  • CLASSROOM AWARDS are recognition given to learners in each class or section. A simple recognition may be given per quarter for JHS, semester for SHS, or at the end of the school year. Awardees are given merit by adviser and/ or the subject teacher in recognition of the learners’ outstanding performance in class.

  • CONDUCT AWARDS for grades 7 – 12 in each class will be given at the end of the school year. This will be based on the evaluation of the adviser and subject teachers, using the guidelines stipulated in Section VI of DepEd Order No. 8, s. 2015.

  • ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD within the quarter is given to learners from grades 7 – 12 who have attained an average of at least 90 and passed all learning areas (75 and above). The students who will get a failing average (above 75 average) in any of the learning areas will no longer qualify for the award. (please refer to Table 4 of p. 34 of the Student Handbook)

  • RECOGNITION FOR PERFECT ATTENDANCE is an award given at the end of every quarter. Perfect attendance means that a learner must be present in all his/ her classes and must have NO ABSENCES for the entire quarter. Learners who are representing the school for various purposes (in-school and off-campus activities) may also qualify for this award provided he/ she has an excuse letter signed by the teacher-in-charge and noted by the department head and/ or principal.

4. Issuances of Report Cards

(Adapted from the DepEd-Makati Policies Relative to Scholastic Work)

  1. Report cards (Form 138) shall be issued to parents or guardians after every grading period on a date and time designated by the school principal.

  2. All clarifications regarding grades must be brought to the office of the school principal within one week after the release of report cards. No complaints of parents or guardians relative to grades shall be entertained by the school principal at the end of the school year.

 
 
 
 

RATIONALE. The rules and regulations in school are meant to help the students attain the goal of the Division of City Schools of Makati. They serve definite purpose of ensuring that the environment and the school and the classroom make learning possible and of strengthening the student’s character through discipline. This is the spirit in which students should follow school policies.

school policies

1. School Uniform

             All public school learners are recipients of Project FREE which provides free school uniforms (Regular Uniform, school shoes, rubber shoes, etc.) Thus, all students are expected to attend their classes and school. (adapted by the School Board of the City of Makati) This will also add to safety and security protocols of the school as reviewed by the School Governing Council.

             Specification and guidelines of wearing a proper school uniform of Makati Science High School students are as follows:

Grade 7 to 10
             MALE students – the prescribed white polo jacket/shirt with school patch, and dark blue straightcut pants. Black leather shoes and white ankle-high socks.
             FEMALE students – the prescribed white blouse with lace and school patch, green and yellow checked skirt. Black leather shoes and white ankle-high socks.

Grade 11 and 12
             MALE students – the prescribed white polo jacket/shirt with school patch/school name tag and black straight-cut pants. Black leather shoes and black ankle-high socks.
             FEMALE students – the prescribed white blouse and school patch, and black pants. Black leather shoes and black low-cut socks.

P.E. UNIFORM – shall be brought by the students for change of clothes and be worn only during their designated P.E. Schedule. Students shall be given ample time by the P.E. Teacher to change uniforms.

Teaching and Non-Teaching personnel are allowed to call the attention of the non-complying student. Refer to the Security and Safety Protocol on dress code and uniforms for further guidelines.

2. Wearing of School Identification Cards

             The students should wear their official school ID at all times. Only the prescribe ID and lanyard by the City Government or the Schools Division Office of Makati will be considered official. Wearing other lanyard are prohibited. Security personnel may confiscate the unauthorized lanyard and will be returned after the school hours upon the submission of the incident report written by the concerned student.

             In case of loss, the students shall report to the Guidance Office of the incident immediately. The Guidance Counselor shall determine if the student should be issued with new identification card or not.

3. Absences and Tardiness

  • (Refer to the guidelines on pages 40-41 of the Student Handbook) Students shall use their Student Diary in case of absences and tardiness. Excuse letters shall be subjected to the guidelines on absences of the Student Handbook. Parental notes or letter from the Student Diary are not valid without the attached with the ADMISSION SLIP of the Guidance Office.

  • Any students that are considered late must secure a stub from the security personnel so they may have it exchanged for LATE SLIP from the Guidance Office upon arrival. Student who misses Flag Ceremony is considered late. Students are considered late once they scanned their IDs after 7:00AM. Teachers should refer the student back to the guidance office unless “Late Slip” is not attached to the Diary of the late student. For corrective measure, any student who are late twice during the week will have Parents Conference with the Adviser. Please check the additional guidelines for Tardiness on page 41 of the Student Handbook.

4. Haircut and Grooming

(Refer to the guidelines on pages 40-41 of the Student Handbook) Students shall use their Student Diary in case of absences and tardiness. Excuse letters shall be subjected to the guidelines on absences of the Student Handbook. Parental notes or letter from the Student Diary are not valid without the attached with the ADMISSION SLIP of the Guidance Office.

Any students that are considered late must secure a stub from the security personnel so they may have it exchanged for LATE SLIP from the Guidance Office upon arrival. Student who misses Flag Ceremony is considered late. Students are considered late once they scanned their IDs after 7:00AM. Teachers should refer the student back to the guidance office unless “Late Slip” is not attached to the Diary of the late student. For corrective measure, any student who are late twice during the week will have Parents Conference with the Adviser. Please check the additional guidelines for Tardiness on page 41 of the Student Handbook.

5. Leaving the Classroom

  • (Refer to the guidelines on pages 40-41 of the Student Handbook) Students shall use their Student Diary in case of absences and tardiness. Excuse letters shall be subjected to the guidelines on absences of the Student Handbook. Parental notes or letter from the Student Diary are not valid without the attached with the ADMISSION SLIP of the Guidance Office.

  • Any students that are considered late must secure a stub from the security personnel so they may have it exchanged for LATE SLIP from the Guidance Office upon arrival. Student who misses Flag Ceremony is considered late. Students are considered late once they scanned their IDs after 7:00AM. Teachers should refer the student back to the guidance office unless “Late Slip” is not attached to the Diary of the late student. For corrective measure, any student who are late twice during the week will have Parents Conference with the Adviser. Please check the additional guidelines for Tardiness on page 41 of the Student Handbook.

6. Use of Cellphones, Internet, Social Networking Sites, and Gadgets

(Refer to the guidelines on pages 40-41 of the Student Handbook) Students shall use their Student Diary in case of absences and tardiness. Excuse letters shall be subjected to the guidelines on absences of the Student Handbook. Parental notes or letter from the Student Diary are not valid without the attached with the ADMISSION SLIP of the Guidance Office.

Any students that are considered late must secure a stub from the security personnel so they may have it exchanged for LATE SLIP from the Guidance Office upon arrival. Student who misses Flag Ceremony is considered late. Students are considered late once they scanned their IDs after 7:00AM. Teachers should refer the student back to the guidance office unless “Late Slip” is not attached to the Diary of the late student. For corrective measure, any student who are late twice during the week will have Parents Conference with the Adviser. Please check the additional guidelines for Tardiness on page 41 of the Student Handbook.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Makati Science High School (Makati Science, formal or MakSci, informal) is a public secondary school located in Kalayaan Avenue, Cembo, Makati City. The school implemented the K-12 system last 2016 and offers the Science and Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Strand for Senior High School. Mrs. Eden F. Samadan is currently serving as principal of the school since 2018.

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