MS - Student Attendance Policies & Procedures
Period 1 begins promptly at 8:12 am.
Period 2 begins promptly at 9:00 am. (8:54 am on Wednesday)
REPORTING STUDENT ABSENCES
Each time a student is absent, parents/guardians must call the attendance office at 693- 1500 ext. 3073, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, to update the absence. Additionally, the student MUST submit written documentation to the attendance office, signed by their parent or guardian, which explains the reason for the absence, on the day s/he returns to school. If the school is not notified by the parent within 24 hours, the absence will be recorded as an unexcused absence.
REQUESTING EARLY DISMISSAL
If a student needs to leave school, s/he must provide a written request from her/his parent or guardian stating the reason why permission is requested. Parents must sign their child out at the Middle School Attendance Desk.
EXCUSABLE REASONS FOR ABSENCE
Sickness or death in family
Dental and medical appointments
Approved school-sponsored trips