What are the start and end time of the school day? Instruction time starts at 8:15am and ends at 3:15pm.
What is considered an excused absents? Parent notes stating the student was sick, there was a death in the family, or a family emergency (must be specific) a doctor’s note, a letter from court. If a student is out 3 days or more they must have a note from a doctor to be excused.
Is my student excused if they check out of school early? If a student checks out sick, it is excused. If they check out for an appointment they must bring in a note from the doctor, court, etc. to be excused.
My student was absent because they were sick. Why were they marked unexcused?
Students must turn in to the attendance office an excusable note within 5 days of returning to school to be excused. The note must contain Student name, type of illness, date and parent or doctor signature.
What is the procedure to dismiss my student? Someone from the emergency contact list must come to school with their photo ID and sign the student out. If the student drives, the student may bring a note in before school starts to the front office. We will call the parent/guardian to verify the note then the student will be able to leave at the designated time.
What is the latest I can check my student out? The last check-out is at 2:45pm
Are students allowed to leave campus for lunch? Students are not allowed to leave for lunch and parents are not allowed to bring fast food to their student for lunch per CCSD policy.
The student will be written up and disciplined for skipping classes and leaving campus, their parking pass will be revoked.
What happens if my student leaves campus without permission?
Why would my student get a detention for coming to school late? If a student arrives at school between 8:15am and 8:44am they will receive a detention unless they check-in sick with a parent note or a doctor’s note. The following are not excused because the county provides transportation for all students: Car trouble, over slept, missed the bus, etc.
If my student is given a detention, when can they serve that detention? Detentions are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:40am – 8:05am in the old gym and 3:20pm – 3:45pm in the cafeteria. Students are expected to serve their detention the week after they receive the detention. Failure to do so will result in Saturday School.
If my student leaves campus for a school event does that count as an absences? No, not if it is an approved school field trip.
Are college campus visits excused? Seniors are allowed two excused absence days their senior year for college visits. Juniors are allowed one excused absence during their junior year for college visits. To be excused they must bring a note from the college on their letter head with the date of the visit.