Students must attend school each day unless they are absent due to sickness or family emergency. A doctors’ note or note from the parent must be submitted within three days in order for the absence to be excused. Students who miss three or more days unexcused during a four week period will not be eligible to go up for rank. The attendance secretary will make phone contact during first period each day to parents of absent students. Students will earn a total of 1 point in each category on point cards for an excused absence and 0 points for unexcused absences.