Attendance Policy

Last Updated: 8/17/2021 1:10 PM

Moon Area Middle School Attendance Overview

(412) 264-9440 Ext. 3003 dbrown@moonarea.net

Diana Brown-Attendance Clerk

Revised 8-24-21

Absences:

· Require a hand-written excuse or email turned in within 3 days after the absence (State Law)

· Notes should have a parent/guardian phone number and student grade

· A reason for the absence is required in order to be excused

 

Tardies:

· Require a hand-written excuse or email turned in within 3 days after the tardy(State Law)

· If tardy due to a doctor’s appointment, bring a not from the doctor’s office

· A reason for the tardy is required in order to be excused

 

Early Releases:

· Require a hand-written note or email from a parent/guardian, including a phone number and student grade

· Parent/guardian is required to come to the Attendance Office window to sign out the student

· Include the attendance office in any email sent to teachers regarding early releases. The student will receive a pass to get out of class from the attendance office dbrown@moonarea.net

· If leaving to go to a doctor appointment, have student return to school with an excuse from the doctor’s office

· The time on the excuse is the time the student will be released from class

 

Homework:

· Homework requests contact the teacher directly

 

Medical:

· Pre-existing medical issues require yearly updates from the doctor, for both the nurse and attendance office

 

Alternate Busses:

· There will not be any alternate busses at this time per CDC guidelines