Information & Policy Regarding Mountain Crest FLEX Program
Dawna Webb, FLEX Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org; 435-792-7765 ext. 5274)
FLEX is held each day right after 1st hour. It is a required class for all MCHS students with a 1st hour class at Mountain Crest High School.
Students can make-up or re-take tests, work on homework, or get help from a specific teacher. We also offer PE, Enrichment, and Credit Classes. Students can get help from any teacher during FLEX hour by using a FLEX Pass (similar to a hall pass).
We register for FLEX six times a year. This gives students the opportunity to change their FLEX class frequently so it is geared to their needs. Each FLEX Session lasts 6-weeks.
FLEX: Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I Register for Flex?
Go to the Mountain Crest Website: www.ccsdut.org/mc and click on "FLEX INFORMATION" (under quick links on the right-hand side). Then click on “FLEX Registration Open Now” (on the left-side). You will need to enter your student username-which is just the first part of your student email. **It's the same username your student uses to log in to the school computers.
What if I miss Registration?
You will be placed in a study hall with one of your current teachers. Unfortunately, we don't make changes after the registration period is over. However, you can use a Flex Pass ANY DAY to go to ANY TEACHER. We register 6–times a year.
Why don't you make class changes after Registration?
There are many reasons:
1)We have a lot of students. It takes about 3-weeks to register everyone into a Flex class. We don't have time to make changes for every student who would request a change if that were an option.
2) Students need to learn to take responsibility for their educational needs. There are many announcements to let students know registration is going on. If having a specific Flex class is important to you, you'll learn to register when registration is going on.
What is an 'Enrichment' Flex class? How do I get one?
If your current GPA is 3.0 or higher, you can register for an Enrichment (or non-study hall) class. These include things like: Robotics, Social Dance, Ceramics, Reading Room, Ping Pong and Weights. The choices change each Flex session.
What are 'For Credit' Flex classes?
Some Flex classes can be taken for an entire Trimester and you get .5 credit. Examples include: Peer Tutor, Treble Choir, Seminary, Office Aide and Concurrent Enrollment classes.
Again, you must register to be placed in one of these classes, and take that class for the entire trimester.
**Concurrent enrollment classes offered during FLEX class are certified and earn credit in the exact same way.
How do I use a Flex Pass?
You need to get your Flex Pass BEFORE FLEX BEGINS. Here are the steps to follow:
1) Either the day before or the morning of, go to the teacher whose Flex class you want to attend that day and get a Flex Pass from them.
2) Bring that Flex Pass to your Flex class with you. After announcements, show that Flex Pass to your Flex teacher.
3) Take your Flex Pass with you to the class you are attending. When you are done getting help from that teacher, they will sign your Flex Pass.
4) Before the Flex period ends, return your signed Flex Pass to your Flex teacher.
If you fail to use a Flex Pass (or return it at the end of the hour) you will be marked absent from Flex that day.
Molly does what she needs to do in Mrs. Bingham’s Math class (takes a test, gets homework help, etc.). When she’s done in that classroom, Mrs. Bingham signs Molly’s FLEX pass on the line “Name of teacher you visited” and also writes down what time she left her classroom. This way, if Molly only needed help for 10 minutes, she’s not abusing the rest of the hour wandering around somewhere.
How do I fail Flex?
If you miss six FLEX classes in the six-week period (verified or unverified) you will fail that session of Flex. Also, if you are caught 'sluffing' or are marked ‘truant’ 3 times during Flex you will fail that session. *Check with your Flex teacher to make sure you know what their other expectations are.
What happens if I fail a Flex class?
Parents and students are notified with a letter mailed home. You are assigned a Peer Court date. At Peer Court, Administration and a student panel look at your individual situation and decide what you will be required to do to make-up for your Flex Fail.
It could include service, extra home-work, working with a specific teacher, etc.
If you complete the requirements given you by the Peer Court, you will be cleared from your Flex Fail and once again become eligible to ‘walk’ at Graduation.
***YOU MUST MAKE UP YOUR FAILED FLEX BY THE END OF THE SCHOOL-YEAR. You will not be given a schedule for the next school year until you make-up your failed Flex class.
However, if you Fail Flex 4 TIMES, you permanently lose the opportunity to walk at Graduation. We feel that is a generous policy considering you are at MCHS for 4-years.