When a student is absent, the parent/guardian must report the absence to the school by emailing email@example.com. The e-mail should include the following:
Upon receipt of the note, the attendance record in Synergy will be updated per HCPSS policy. Please review HCPSS Policy 9010 – Attendance for guidelines on what is considered to be a Lawful (Excused) Absence.
A student has five days from the date of the absence to send a note. If the note is received after the five-day grace period, the absence will remain unexcused. If a note is not received, the absence will be documented as Truant (unexcused). Please see the Secondary Student Handbook for more information.
Prior to 8:00 AM, students will sign in on the Late Arrivals sheet located in the front office. After 8:00am, students will sign in using the Lobby Guard system in the front office. Parent/Guardians do not need to be present in order to sign their student(s) in late.
If it is an excused tardy parents should email a note to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We strongly encourage parents and guardians to not request an early dismissal after 2:10pm due to limited time before regular dismissal of 2:20pm.
Early Dismissal Procedures:
A lawful absence is an excused absence for any portion of the day under the following conditions: