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Tardy

The following 1st period tardy procedures (arriving late to school) will be followed.

A student is tardy to school if he/she arrives to school after the 7:55 bell rings. All students who are tardy must report to the office to receive a tardy admittance slip to class. A student who reports to school or to any class after the tardy bell will be assigned disciplinary action by the administration

Notification concerning your child's 1st Period Tardy will be as follows: Students will be issued attendance notification to be given to the parent when they check into school (IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO DELIVER THIS LETTER TO HIS/HER PARENT OR GUARDIAN.)

TYPES OF LETTERS TO EXPECT:

a. 3rd UNEXCUSED TARDY - Official Notification to parent and notification to Juvenile Court.
b. 6th UNEXCUSED TARDY - Official Notification to parent and notification to Juvenile Court. Loss of parking privileges on campus for 3 weeks. (other disciplinary action: penalty hall, SAP, or out of school suspension).
c. EXCESSIVE EXCUSED/UNEXCUSED TARDY- Official Notification to parent and notification to Juvenile Court. Conference with parent before the child returns to school with the attendance committee.
Additional loss of parking privileges not limited to permanent lose of parking privileges on campus for the remainder of the year (other disciplinary action: penalty hall, SAP, or out of school suspension).

THE JUVENILE COURT SYSTEM WILL RECEIVE A WEEKLY REPORT ON ALL EXCUSED AND UNEXCUSED ABSENCES, AND BEFORE SCHOOL TARDIES

The following tardy procedures for classes 2-7 will be followed

1. All penalty hall assignments will be posted on the cafeteria window. Any Penalty Hall assignment not completed will constitute Out-Of-School-Suspension. IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK PENALTY HALL ASSIGNMENTS.
2. All SAP and Out-of-School- Suspension will involve a parent conference when the student returns to DHS..
a. On the second tardy - Penalty Hall
b. On the third tardy - Penalty Hall
c. On the forth tardy - Penalty Hall
d. On the fifth tardy - 5 days SAP (parent conference)
e. Any further tardies will be Out-of-School-Suspension (parent conference)

Please utilize STI HOME located on the Demopolis High Schools website to confirm your child's attendance. Through new technology, Demopolis High School is now using our School Cast program to call parents the day their child is absent. If you have any questions, please call.

ALL LETTERS PERTAINING TO ATTENDANC/TARDIES WILL BE PART OF THE STUDENT'S DISCIPLINE RECORD FOR DOCUMENTATION