Students will be taking mid-term exams this year in several of their classes. (Not all classes will take an exam.) Attendance during these exams is of the utmost importance. Students cannot exempt exams in middle school for any reason.An exam period is schedule for at least 90 minutes.The mid-term exam will count as 10% of the students’ semester course grade. The exam grade is independent of the grade for the quarter, and will be averaged with the quarter grades as a 1/10 component of the final grade.