Preventing Absenteeism-School District 16 Information for Parents on Student Absenteeism

Posted: May 17, 2011

Parents, please take note of the following document from School District 16, in regards to Absenteeism. The following is the District 16 Attendance Regulation, which you will also find in the downloadable document:District 16 Attendance Regulation:Regular attendance is mandatory for all students enrolled in public schools. Attnedance and absenteeism will be monitored and regulated to ensure everyone may be guaranteed the same opportunities for a basic education and a productive future. Each absence requires a signed, dated excuse from the parent.Five absences will result in a letter or telephone call to the home.Twelve or more absences require the parent to attend a case conference at the school where a School Attendance Improvement Plan can be developed to reduce absenteeism.Ensuring your child maintains a good attendance habit, encourages your child to be positive towards success in their future and current success within their Elementary, Middle and High school years! Thank you for your attention on this matter! We appreciate your co-operation and if there are any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the school! ~Esgenoopetitj School Staff~