Admission is granted with definite understanding that all students enrolled in Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS) must agree without reservation to all policies, rules and regulations of the school. Parents and Guardians are also expected to have a full knowledge with the basic academic policies and other school rules and regulations:
1. ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE
The Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School (MOGCHS) is public school, thus, it should conform to the DEPed Order policy (D.O. No. 44, s.1988). However the enrollment is determined by the school administrator.
1.1 Incoming Freshmen
- Submit 138-A/Report Card
- Certification of Good Moral Character
- Birth Certificate (photocopy)
- 1×1 ID Latest Photograph (2 copies)
- Those who passed the elementary trough accreditation shall submit the Certificate of Accreditation.
For Boys (only)
- Short and Clean Haircut
- No tattoo “patik” on arms or legs or any part of the body.
- No hole or piercing in the earlobe or no wearing of any earring.
For Girls (only)
- No wearing of dangling earrings.
- Students who failed for two consecutive years are no longer admitted (Section 6, R.A 6655).
- Students who are recommended by the Prefect of Students (designate) are admitted only on probation. They must seek readmission slip on proper representation of both parents and students concerned from the Office of the Principal.
1.3 Transfer – Transferee may be allowed on the following reasons:
- Student enrolled in any public school but not within the city maybe admitted upon presenting the first grading grades from the school he/she came from.
- To validate his/her enrolment, he/she has to present all the credentials and give it to the year level chairman.
- Student must apply to the Principal.
- To validate his/her withdrawal, he/she should secure clearance and all credentials must be submitted to the Office of the Guidance Services for record purposes.
- There are four (4) periodical examinations, quarterly. Guidelines for the examinations shall be released a week before the examination day.
- During the examination, the students are reminded to bring only the needed materials to the testing room. The unnecessary things should be deposited or kept in a place as directed by the adviser or subject teacher.
- Schedule for the test should be followed strictly.
- A student who misses periodical examinations for justifiable reasons may be given make-up test. Special consideration is given by the Principal after due investigation. Student in this particular case cannot receive the highest possible grade for the particular subject.
- Clearance before the end of fourth quarter must be fully accomplished a week before the schedule of examination and must be presented to the adviser on examination day.
- Any form of cheating committed like possession of hidden notes, copying, passing or exchanging answer sheets will be given a failing grade for the subject concerned.
- Corrected test papers are returned to the students for parents’ information and signature and returned to the subject teacher for file.
- During examination absolute silence must be observed and maintained in the classroom as well as in the corridors.
1.6 Report Card
- Report card serves as the official communication and information for students and parents regarding academic progress in school. They are issued until Third Grading.
- Report card is issued personally to parents/guardians on scheduled dates and to be signed and returned to the advisers two days after the issuance.
- Report card should be kept as near as it was given.
- Tampering or losing the card will be seriously dealt with.
2. SCHOLASTIC GUIDELINE
2.1 Grading System
- General Policy – In line with the policy of providing a fair grading system, the 25% – 75% measure of student achievement shall be adopted. The weight of the final examination for each grading period will be twenty five (25) percent. The remaining seventy-five (75) percent will be used for other measures of achievement such as quizzes, recitation, unit/long test, homework, projects, and other requirements.
2.2 Determining Honors – For purposes of determining honor students for each year level, this school has set the following criteria:
- First Honors – A weighted average grade of ninety-two (92) percent and above without s grade lower than eighty-five (85) percent in any subject.
- Second Honors – A weighted average of ninety (90) percent and above, without a grade lower than eighty-five (85) percent in any subject.
- Third Honors – A weighted average of eighty-eight (88) percent and above, without a grade lower than eighty-five (85) percent.
2.3 Ranking of Honor Students – To give due and proper recognition to graduating students who have shown exemplary performance in their high school work, the guidelines for the selection of honor students shall be followed (D.O. No. 65 s.2998).
- Valedictorian and Salutatorian and Honorable Mention
- The designations Valedictorian and Salutatorian and Honorable Mention shall apply to graduating honor students in all secondary schools;
- There shall be one Valedictorian and one Salutatorian for all the graduating classes, however in case of a tie between two candidates, both may be declared Valedictorians and/or Salutatorians;
- The number of honor students to be declared Honorable Mentions shall be not more than one percent (1%) of the total number of graduating students. However, this number may be increased in case of a tie.
- Any member of the graduating classes is eligible to be a candidate for honors if he/she meets the following requirements:
- He must have no grade lower than eighty-five percent (85%) in any grading period as recorded in the student’s Forms 137 and 138-A.
- He must have done the entire work of the fourth year level in the secondary school where he is graduating;
- He must have completed the curriculum years within the prescribed length in years, meaning four consecutive years. However, consideration for students who spent more than four years of schooling maybe given due to unavoidable circumstances such as serious ailment, calamities and peace and order situations as the case may be. Documentary proofs should be presented.
- He must be an active member of at least two authorized (i.e. approved and sanctioned by the school) organizations or clubs during the third and fourth years in the school where he is graduating.
- He must have conducted himself in conformity with the school rules and regulations.