BHHS administration has extended the Pass/Fail option to the end of the semester for students. This is an option for students to consider given the multitude of challenges this semester. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below for more details on this option and process to follow.
How do I request a Pass/Fail Grade for a class?
Students must first have communicated with their teacher(s) to determine if selecting a pass/fail grading option is in their best interest in the involved course(s). If it is agreed upon that a student should move forward with a pass/fail, the student should then access the electronic request form which is posted in students' Counseling Canvas pages.
How many classes can I request a Pass/Fail Grade for?
There is no limit on the number of classes a student can take pass/fail
Do I have to take pass/fail for all my classes, or can I only select certain ones?
No, this does not automatically apply to all classes. Students can select which classes they want to take pass/fail.
Are Pass/Fail Grades required of students?
No, this is simply an available option and students must make a thoughtful decision as to whether or not this is the best choice for them.
When is the deadline to request a Pass/Fail Grade?
Grade 12: May 17, 2021
Grades 9-11: June 7, 2021
Can I still remove the pass fail grade and go back to a letter grade?
Yes, as long as it’s prior to the deadlines.
What will the pass/fail option look like on my transcript?
Passing grades will show as a “G”, which will not factor into your overall GPA. Failing grades will reflect a failure “E” and is factored into your GPA.
How will pass/fail look to colleges?
This will vary by student and college; you will need to have a personal conversation with your counselor.
How does a student determine what is required of him/her to pass a class?
This must be worked out and clarified with the teacher of the course directly.