Additions to the School District’s Attendance policy
Dear Catharine Families,
Listed below are two substantive additions to the School District’s Attendance policy:
If a student arrives after 10:00 AM without a note or leaves before 1:00 PM without a note, they will be marked half a day unexcused absence. The half-day unexcused absence will accrue to full day, as in the past, a truancy referral remains 10 unexcused days.
The second change is that after 8 cumulative absences for illness, the parent/guardian must secure a doctor’s note for any future absences for illness.
It is very important for students to be in school for the full day from 8:30 AM to 3:09 PM. Coming in late and leaving school early disrupts the learning process for your child.
Thank you for your attention to the above policy additions.
Lisa Wilmer – Principal