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Bell Schedule and Attendance

Bell Schedule

School Bells

7:20 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.

Tardy

7:20 a.m.

Early Release

11:30 am

Bell Schedule

 

Attendance Information 

Please keep the following points in mind if and when your student arrives late to school or must be checked out early. 

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Parent Absence Note  Discretionary  Day Request  College Day AuthorizationProcedures For Tardies

  • For late arrivals (after 7:20), the student must check in with the Attendance Office prior to going to class.

Student Absences

  • Students are allowed only 8 absences per class for the fall semester, 9 absences for the spring semester. A loss of credit will result in the classes that the student has exceeded their limit.
  • Each student is allowed 5 Discretionary Days per year that can be used for unusual cases. Students must be passing all subjects at the time of the request. Any portion of a day missed shall be considered a full day of absence. Absences may not be taken during 9-week test, semester exams, or state-mandated assessments. Request must be approved two weeks prior to the absence. The Discretionary Day Request form is available on this page.
  • Verifications of Enrollment will NOT be issued if the student has exceeded the allotted days. This figure is taken from the last completed semester. Must have a VOE to apply/get driver’s license.
  • If a student is in attendance a portion of the day, a medical or dental note from the provider may be used for that absence and it will not count as one of the allotted days for the semester.

  • Notes must be received in the Attendance Office within 3 days of the absence for it to be excused. After the 3-day limit, an absence cannot be excused for any reason. Absences of 5 consecutive days will require a doctor’s note to return to school.

  • Parent/guardian is encouraged to submit an absence request via their Skyward Parent Portal. Handwritten notes from the parent/guardian may be submitted and delivered to the Attendance Office. A form is provided on this page for your convenience.

  • Verifications of Enrollment will NOT be issued if the student has exceeded the allotted days. This figure is taken from the last completed semester. Must have a VOE to apply/get driver’s license.
  • If a student is in attendance a portion of the day, a medical or dental note from the provider may be used for that absence and it will not count as one of the allotted days for the semester.
  • Notes must be received in the Attendance Office within 3 days of the absence for it to be excused. After the 3-day limit, an absence cannot be excused for any reason. Absences of 5 consecutive days will require a doctor’s note to return to school.
  •  Parent/guardian is encouraged to submit an absence request via their Skyward Parent Portal. Handwritten notes from the parent/guardian may be submitted and delivered to the Attendance Office. A form is provided on this page for your convenience.

Student Check Out

  • If your student will be leaving early, please send a written note with them for the attendance office first thing in the morning. The student will be given a pass to come to the office at the designated time.  If a note was not received prior to check out, you can expect a possible delay while we summon your student to the office.
  • If your student is a driver and needs to check out early, a note is required from parent stating the time for check out, destination, and that he/she has permission to drive themselves. Same applies to walkers. No student (even 18-year-olds) will be allowed to check out without written consent from parent. Student must check out through the Attendance Office prior to leaving campus, or they will be marked as an unexcused absence. VERBAL CONSENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  •  Parents/guardians must sign all students out through the Attendance Office, or the student will be truant. You will be required to show your photo ID when checking a student out. Please remember to bring your government-issued photo ID.