Attendance Policy

Attendance

In person and/or TMA virtual attendance is vital for your child’s academic success! Students are required by law to be present for the majority of the school day to count as an attendance day. Early dismissals count as unexcused absences unless a doctor’s note or a court document is turned into the office. We cannot honor an early dismissal from 3:30-4:00. 


Excuses for Absences

There are six legal reasons for excusing a child from school according to the Hamilton County School Board Policy:

1. The child’s personal illness

2. Death in the family (not to exceed 3 days)

3. Family illness that  requires a child to assist in care (physician’s statement is required).

4. Recognized religious holidays regularly attended by persons of that faith

5. Personal: dental, doctor, court etc. with proof of appointment

6. School sponsored activities


No vacations can be excused absences.
Parents are contacted daily by phone for absences. Please keep numbers updated. A referral to the social worker is made after 5 unexcused live/virtual absences.

If a student is absent for any reason, he/she must bring a note signed by the parent (only 3 allowed) or doctor showing his name, reason for absence, the date of the absence and a home phone number. This is to be given to the main office secretary and the child will show the copy to each classroom teacher.




 


Tyner Absence Procedure

  • A referral to the social worker is made after 5 unexcused absences.

If a student is absent for any reason, he/she must bring a note signed by the parent (only 3 allowed) or doctor showing his name, reason for absence, the date of the absence and a home phone number. This is to be given to the main office secretary and the child will show the copy to each classroom teacher.


Attendance Appeals

It is the principal’s responsibility to establish a committee that will determine the effect that absences have on a student’s grade after 5 absences in any given nine week period. The committee shall consist of the grade level teachers, the guidance counselor, an administrator and a parent or guardian, if possible.


2021-2022 SCHEDULE (TBA)

8:30—8:50     Breakfast

8:50—8:55     Morning Motivation

9:00—9:30     FACT

9:35—10:45         1st Block (8th Grade Related Arts/Planning)                                     
10:50—11:55     
2nd Block (7th Grade Related Arts/Planning)

12:00—1:35  3rd Block (Related Arts Planning)

7th Grade Lunch 12:00—12:25

8th Grade Lunch 12:30—12:55

6th Grade Lunch 1:05—1:30

 

1:40—2:45 4th Block 

 2:50—4:00 5th Block (6th Grade Related Arts/Planning)

4:00 Dismissal

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