Mrs. Katherine Dalton

Phone: 210-356-1494


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Katherine Dalton

I am so excited to begin my 9th year of teaching!!! I graduated from Tarleton State University in May of 2011 with a Masters in Agriculture and Consumer Resources. I currently teach at James Madison high school in San Antonio, Texas where I am teaching Principles of Agriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Turfgrass Management and Advanced Plant & Soil Science. I have experienced so much already in my four years of teaching however, I still have a ways to go and I am constantly looking forward to the journey that is ahead of me. Year number eight here we come!

  • 1st Period ~ Landscape Design(S1)/Turfgrass Mgmt.(S2) & Horticultural Science ~ 8:55-9:46

    2nd Period ~ Principles of AFNR/Practicum in AFNR  ~ 9:52-10:45

    3rd Period ~ Advanced Plant & Soil Science ~ 10:51-11:40

    4th Period ~ Principles of AFNR ~ 11:46-12:35

    5th Period ~ Lunch ~ 12:41-1:30

    6th Period ~ Principles of AFNR ~ 1:36-2:25

    7th Period ~ Principles of AFNR ~ 2:31-3:20

    8th Period ~ Conference ~ 3:26-4:15


    *~*~* Tutorials Times: Monday- Thursday/8:10a.m. - 8:50a.m. *~*~*

  • Make-Up Work (for excused & unexcused Absences)


    Unexcused (Truant)

    Students are eligible for full credit.

    Students are not eligible for full credit.

    Students shall receive a 20% deduction from the total grade earned for any assignment or assessment not made up within the allotted time.

    20% deduction from the total grade earned on makeup work for unexcused absences.

    Students will be allowed reasonable time to make up assignments, homework, projects, quizzes and tests missed due to absences. (***Depending on the due date for any pre-assigned assignments students may be required to be turned assignments in: on time if possible/the same day students have returned to class/etc.)

    Teacher will provide the assignments to the students and inform students of the time allotted for completing make-up assignments, homework, projects, quizzes and tests.

    It is the student’s responsibility to obtain, complete and submit the missed work in the time allotted.

    Students will not be required to take a quiz or test on the day returning to class from an absence if the quiz or test was announced during the student’s absence. Testing arrangements will be made by student & teacher as necessary.  (***Pre-assigned tests/quizzes will be given upon student arrival to class.)

    Students should make prior arrangements with teachers for making up missed work when an absence can be anticipated. (Dental appointments, court appearance, appointments, approved school-related activities.)


    After a prolonged absence, the teacher has the right to exempt a student from some assignments if the teacher determines that doing so will not have a negative impact on the student’s ability to master the contest.


    Grade penalties will not occur for makeup work after an absence because of suspension.




    Late Work

    • Late work is defined as any assignment that is not submitted on the due date and class period with the exception of make-up work for absences or approved school activities.
    • 20% deduction from the total grade earned will be taken for late assignments.
    • Late assignments will be accepted until a summative assessment or three week grading period has passed.
    • Extenuating circumstances may occur that prevent the completion and turning in of assignments on the due date. It is the parent/guardian and/or student’s responsibility to inform the teacher and/or an appropriate administrator of any such circumstances so that an exception to the rule may or may not be granted. The teacher and/or appropriate administrator shall have the authority to render a final decision on the granting of any exceptions.