Students are required to have at least 90% attendance for promotion. Students with more than 17 absences will not be eligible for promotion into first grade and will not participate in the Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony at the end of the year.
Students not in the classroom by 7:50 a.m. will be marked partial day absent and will receive a Stage I notice. After the 5th Stage I students will receive a discipline referral. In addition, students picked up before 3:15 p.m. will be recorded as a partial day absence.
A written excuse is expected for each absence. Parent notes will be excused up to 5 times. Warning letters will be issued for 3 unexcused absences and truancy charges filed for 6 or more unexcused absences.
Home Practice Policy
Travel folders will contain the behavior calendar, reading log, and any other communication from the school. Parents are expected to check the travel folder every day and initial by the child’s daily conduct. The child is responsible for returning the folder daily. Questions or concerns may also be written in the notes section.
Conferences may be held before school, after school, or during my conference time (9:30-10:25). If you have any questions or concerns during the school day you may leave a message through the front office or send an email (Lindsey.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ready to learn
1- Verbal warning
2- Time out/seat change, note to parent
3- Loss of privileges, note to parent
4- Student/Teacher conference, time out, loss of privileges, & Stage I
5- Conference with administrator (office referral)
Any time a student commits a district serious offense (see code of conduct) the situation will be treated as a 5th offense and the child will be immediately referred to the office. The child may then have in school suspension for 1 to 3 day placement, referral to STEP for 5 to 10 day placement, suspension, or citation hearing for 30 to 60 day placement depending on severity.