Please contact our attendance office directly to report an absence. Absences must be reported by a parent or guardian within 24 hours of the absence.
Excessive absences due to illness must be verified with a doctor's note. Vacation time that exceeds the alloted absences per term/semester must be approved BEFOREHAND by administration.
If a student exceeds 5 absences in a term or 10 absences in a semester, he/she may lose credit in that class. If a student loses credit due to excessive absences, a letter will be mailed home explaining the reason for the loss of credit as well as the procedure to appeal.
A tardy student is defined as any student who is not inside the classroom when the tardy bell rings. To address this occurrence, especially at the start of first hour, the Tardy Practices have been established.
- To reduce classroom interruptions caused by students arriving late to class.
- To reduce the number of students loitering on campus.
- To teach the “lifelong” skills of promptness.
A parent can excuse up to 5 tardies. After the 5th excused tardy, the consequences for unexcused tardies will be put in place.
Consequences for Unexcused – Per Semester:
Tardies 1-3 No Consequence
Tardies 4 Lunch Detention
Tardies 5 After School Detention. Parent will be responsible for picking up his/her student.
-Communicate with Parent
Tardies 6 Saturday School/Work Detail
Tardies 7 Off Campus Suspension
These tardies are CUMULATIVE per semester/regardless of class period.
- Failure to serve After School Detention will result in Saturday Suspension/Work Detail
- Failure to serve Saturday Suspension/Work Detail will result in Off Campus Suspension.
- 30 minutes late to a class constitutes an absence
- Accumulated tardies could impact Attendance Appeals
- Accumulated tardies could impact Open Enrollment application
- Accumulated tardies could impact entrance to athletic events, dances, and/or other after-school activities