This resource is your home-base for information about TOPS prior to attending our new-student orientation. Please watch each video, read over the attendance and academic integrity graphics, and read the student handbook. Students and parents will be held accountable to these policies and procedures throughout the school year, and you will be asked to complete a statement that you agree to uphold the policies and procedures discussed here. Students will also be quizzed on these policies through their homeroom course in Canvas.

Attendance Policy

Please watch the video below and read the Consequences for Unexcused Absences linked HERE.

Plagiarism and Testing Policy

Please watch the video and read the Expectations and Consequences Table below.

Academic Integrity: Expectations and Consequences

1st Offense Zero on the assignment. Student and possibly parent is notified. 
  • The expectation is that students will not attempt to use the work of another as their own. Students cannot demonstrate learning when they do not attempt the task.
  • The expectation is that the student will work earlier in the week to avoid procrastination behaviors that lead to plagiarism.
  • The expectation is that student will reach out to their teachers when they do not understand how to cite correct information or are unsure if something constitutes plagiarism.
  • The expectation is that parents will work with students to develop habits that discourage academic integrity violations.
2nd Offense Zero on the assignment. Parents and student must have a conference with TOPS administration and the teacher. 
3rd Offense Zero on the assignment. Student may be removed from TOPS.

Policies Concerning Scheduling, Grades, and Academic Probation

Please watch the video below.

Communication at TOPS

Please watch the video below.

Student Handbook

Please watch the video below and then follow the link to the student handbook.

Visit our Student Handbook HERE

All quizzes referenced inside of these videos will be located inside the Canvas Homeroom modules as well as in an email sent out to all parents and students.