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Tardy Policy


TARDY POLICY

Excused Tardies: These tardies will not be held against a student in any way. Upon their arrival to school, they will be admitted to class after checking in with the Attendance Manager.

  • Medical appointments with verification from medical personnel

  • Court required attendance with court verification

These types of tardies are not counted towards the 5 “Other Tardies”.


Other Tardies:

  • Students will be allowed 5 documented or undocumented (no note provided ) tardies.

  • On the 6th tardy students will be referred to an administrator and be placed on a tardy contract.


Tardy to class

Once on campus, students who are tardy within the first 20 minutes of a class will:

  • Sign in with the Attendance Manager

  • Receive an admit slip from the Attendance Manager and go to class

Once on campus, students who are tardy beyond 20 minutes of the start of any class will:

  • Receive a referral for cutting class

  • Be held in the Attendance Office for the remainder of the class period


Tardy to school

Students who arrive to school after 8:20 will:

  • Sign in with the Attendance Manager

  • Students who have a documented excused tardy will be admitted to class.

  • Students who do not have a documented excuse will be held in the Attendance Office for the remainder of the class period. These students will not be considered cutting class.



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  • Swain County High School
  • Aug 8, 2018
  • Public
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