ABSENCES – OCCURRENCE & ACTION
1 to 9 absences
- Call home by attendance office for every absence that is unexplained. The teacher discusses the absences with the student and will refer the student to the vice-principal. No student is admitted to class without an admit slip from the attendance office.
- A discussion with the student and contact with the parent by the teacher. A referral to the vice principal. The vice principal discusses the absences with the student and contacts home regarding the attendance policy.
- Second referral to the vice principal. The student requires a note from the principal or vice principal before being allowed to attend class. The student may be disqualified from attendance on field trips, or extra-curricular activities or, school events. The credit may be withheld.
TRUANCIES – OCCURRENCE AND ACTION
- The teacher/vice principal discusses the matter with the student. Parents/guardians will be informed and the teacher is notified by the vice principal ASAP. Classroom consequences or after-school detentions will be assigned.
- The teacher/vice principal discusses the matter with the student. Parents/guardians will be informed and the teacher will be notified. Detentions will be assigned and both the parent(s)/guardian(s) and the student are warned of possible suspension.
Third , and further, Truancy
- The student may be suspended.
- The credit may be withheld or the student may be removed from the course.
LATES – OCCURRENCE AND ACTION
A student is considered late to class if the student enters the classroom after the bell has rung. In the morning, a warning bell will ring. When students hear the music, they must proceed to their classroom immediately
1 – 5 lates
- Discussion between the teacher and the student. The teacher will contact home to inform parents/guardians
- Teacher refers student to vice principal. The vice principal will inform parents. The student will serve an after school detention.
- Student will work in the office for one day.
8 lates or more
- Student may incur a suspension. The length of it will be at the discretion of the administration of the school