Cy-Woods follows all district policies as listed in Code of Conduct. For more information view the Code of Conduct.
Dress Code Policy
Students should not wear clothing that is tight, loose, sagging, baggy, revealing, spaghetti-strap, backless, low-cut, or short. Students who are in violation of the dress code will have the option of correcting the violation or being placed in DMC. Repeat violators will receive additional consequences.
PANTS – must be worn at the waist and not reveal underclothing
SHORTS/SKIRTS – worn at the waist, not reveal underclothing, at least mid-thigh
TOPS – must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breast, or cleavage
DRESSES – must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breast, or cleavage and must be at least mid-thigh in length
PAJAMAS/LOUNGEWEAR/HOUSE SLIPPERS – Prohibited
HEAD COVERINGS – No type of head covering should be worn unless (1) it’s part of a uniform worn at a school activity or (2) for religious or medical purposes
JEWELRY/PIERCINGS – Noisy, distracting and excessive jewelry or accessories are prohibited (including wallet chains).
TATTOOS – Tattoos that are gang-related, offensive or distracting must be covered at all times.
HAIR/MAKE-UP – Must be well groomed, neat and clean at all times; hair style/color and make-up must not detract from the learning environment
Electronic Device Policy
Use of electronic devices will be permitted in the building during all non-instructional time. Use of electronic devices in classroom is at teacher discretion.
Late Work Policy
A grade penalty will be applied to late work.
1 day late = up to 90 max
2 days late = up to 80 max
3 days late = up to 70 max
*This opportunity does not alter the UIL eligibility requirements.
At Cypress Woods High School, it is our focus to work side-by-side with all students in order to reach the highest levels of academic success possible. Students at Cypress Woods High School shall be afforded the following opportunity each grading period in each course:
One (1) opportunity to redo a Summative Assessment grade for which a failing grade (below 70) was earned
One (1) opportunity to redo a Relevant Application grade for which a failing grade (below 70) was earned
One (1) opportunity to redo a Checking for Understanding grade for which a failing grade (below 70) was earned
The highest grade possible on a redo is a 70
No grade lower than the original grade will be earned
Tutorial attendance may be required
Redo opportunities shall be completed prior to the next unit exam
District Progress Monitoring (DPMs), TEKS tests, and Final/Semester Exams are not eligible for Retest/Redo.
Checking for Understanding: assignment cannot be redone (grade = 0)