Student HandBook 2015-2016
Frequently Asked Questions:
Tardies: Students arriving at school after 7:37 am must report to the main office to sign in and receive a late pass. Excused tardies require a note signed by a parent or guardian. Unexcused tardies will result in a 30 minute office detention following three unexcused tardies per marking period.
Early Dismissals: Students should bring a note to the office before advisory signed by a parent stating the student’s name, reason for dismissal, and time of dismissal. Parents will need to come into the main office to sign the student out.
Bus Passes: Students are assigned a specific bus to take to and from school. Any student, walkers included, who needs to ride a different bus or get off at a different stop, must have a bus pass. Parents must call or send in a note to the main office in order for a bus pass to be given.
Absences from School: A parent/guardian must call in an absence on the absent line (673-5221) or send in a note the next day, in order for the student to be considered excused from school. Otherwise the absence will be considered unexcused.
Telephones/Cell Phones: The office telephone is a business phone and should be used for emergencies only or with office permission. Students are permitted to have cell phones, but they are to remain off while school is in session. If a student uses his/her cell phone during school hours the following disciplinary action will be taken:
- First offense: The cell phone will be held in the main office for the day. Students may pick up their phone at the end of the day. A strong warning will be given.
- Second offense: The cell phone will be held in the main office for the day. Students may pick up their phone at the end of school. Parents will be notified
- Third offense: The cell phone will be held in the main office for the day. Parents will be notified and will need to come in to pick up the phone. The student will not be allowed to have a cell phone in school for the remainder of the school year.