Attendance Policy and Procedure1. In the event of an absence, the parent/guardian should call the Attendance Office at 547-5213, to inform that the student will not be present.
Page 22 of the Student handbook: “All documentation (parent notes, doctor’s notes, appointment verifications, etc.) must be presented to the attendance office on the date the student returns to school. Parent notes will be allowed to excuse up to 6 absences only. Upon the 7th absence and beyond, only an official written Doctor’s/ Court excuse is allowed. Any absence not cleared within the allotted time (three days) will become an unexcused absence. “
2. If telephone contact is not made, a note from the parent stating the reason for the absence must be taken to the Attendance Office the day the student returns to school, before reporting to first period.3. Any absence not cleared within 3 days will become an unexcused absence.
4. Grades for make up work for an unexcused absence will be adjusted downward 10 to 20 points.