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Attendance & Lateness:


Students must arrive to school on time each day. When they are chronically late, they miss out on instructional time and that impacts their learning. Excessive lateness is documented through the I-Log DOE system and it may warrant a meeting at the school or a visit from the Attendance Teacher.


If your child is absent from school, please send in a note and/or email your child's teacher(s)/ school explaining the absence. If it is an absence of more than three days, a doctor’s note is recommended.  If a child is excessively absent without explanation, their academic success is jeopardized and further action may take place. When a student is absent, they are responsible for all work they missed. As a middle school student, we expect students to take responsibility for their learning.  Please be sure to review these systems with your child and their teacher(s). 

  • School success depends upon good attendance. That means not only being in school each day, but also getting there on time. Children who arrive late to school taker longer to adjust to the classroom routines and disrupt the class. Here are some ideas to make your mornings less hectic and to help you get out of the house on time: 

    • Set aside a place to keep shoes, coats, homework, and book bags so they can be located easily.

    • Prepare the night before. Lay your clothes out for he next day. Pack away homework, lunch, and any outstanding paperwork that needs to be submitted to the school (ex. permission slip, forms, etc.) 

    • Establish a regular bedtime and nightly routine. Adolescents need a good night’s rest to be ready for the next day.

    • Set the alarm clock 10 minutes earlier to give you an extra cushion of time.

    • Monitor your child's social media activity & time spent on digital devices.

    • Review your MySchools account regularly so that you remain aware of how many days your child is marked absent/ late.

      • If you need assistance with your parent account, please visit here.  


Early Sign Out: 

Your child will only be released to those people that are listed on the blue emergency card. An older sibling is not allowed to pick up students during the school day. If you need to pick up your child before the end of the school day, please notify the school by sending in a note and/or email teacher(s). The student must be signed out in the book located in the main office. Please try NOT to make any appointments for your child during the school day as this interrupts instruction.


Students are dismissed every day by 2:50 pm. Unless the school is notified, middle school students are dismissed independently and are expected to walk home alone.  Please review transportation eligibility here.  Parent or designee must arrive on time to pick up their child each day if you do not want your child walking home alone. Children who have not been picked up on time are escorted to the lobby area near the main entrance. Parents must enter the building via the main entrance and are required to sign their child out in the “late book” as parent lateness is recorded. In the case of an emergency, please call the main office to explain your lateness and we will be happy to work with you and your child.

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