Based on the number of unexcused absences, students must maintain a 90% attendance rate in all class periods throughout the school year in order to maintain privileges to include but not limited to:
• Grad Night
• Field Trips (Teacher must provide an alternate assignment)
• Athletic Participation
• Extra-Curricular Events
There will no longer be attendance appeals and grades will no longer be changed to 60% due to attendance.
Parents/Guardians can excuse up to five (5) days per semester by providing a written and signed note(s). Also, this shall include prearranged absences. For more than (5) days of excused absences in any one class period, a doctor’s note maybe required. Extenuating circumstances may be addressed with the administration.
Prearranged excused absences will not be approved during district and statewide assessments.
If under the 90% attendance rate at the time of the event, the student will lose their privileges. Lose of privileges will occur if student doesn’t turn in a note from parent/guardian (must be one of the excused reasons). Also, could occur if student has more than five (5) excused days per semester.
Makeup Work: Student will be allowed to make-up the work in any one class period, however, student will receive a maximum grade of 70% on all make-up work, if absence(s) are unexcused.
Based on the number of unexcused absences, students must maintain a 90% attendance rate in all class periods throughout the school year in order to maintain privileges mentioned above.