Students absent without the consent of his parents is considered truant. Truancies are recorded per year. Students are also considered truant if they:
- Leave school without checking out through the attendance office.
- Are absent from class without permission (this includes walking out of class).
- Obtain a pass to go to a certain place and do not report or stay there.
- Become ill and go home or stay in a restroom instead of reporting to the assistant principal’s office or attendance office.
- Failure to report to cafeteria, atrium, media center, courtyard during designated lunch period.
- Come to school but do not attend class.
- Are in an unauthorized area, hallways during lunch.
Truancy will result in the following disciplinary actions:
- First Offense…Parents will be notified and the student will receive SDC.
- Second Offense…Parents will be notified and the student will receive two (2) days of SDC.
- Third and Fourth Offense…Parents notified of truancy. Students 17 and younger and 18 years and older will be assigned to one (1) day of Saturday School. Failure to attend Saturday School will result in additional days of Saturday School. Students 18 years old or older may receive suspension 3-10 days.
- Fifth Offense and thereafter…Parents notified of truancy. The student is assigned to two (2) days of Saturday School, prosecutor notified.