PER FERPA: As long as the student is a dependent and as long as he/she is living at home, the parents retain all of their FERPA rights.
Students are expected to be in class at all times. The Washington County School Board strives to make every effort to be in compliance with state laws and to encourage the regular attendance of all Washington County students. The District believes this to be in the best interest of the students and the community. The Board, together with Washington County Schools, is committed to work in harmony with parents/guardian and to assist them with their responsibility to have their children in attendance at school. If a student’s attendance becomes chronic, the student will be granted a change of opportunity to see if they can figure out a way to thrive and attend school more consistently at Millcreek High School. Intervention Stages/Criteria (Tier 1, Tier 11, and Tier 111) were created to do so, for more information ask your students TA or the attendance secretary, Brinlee Morris at 628-2462 Ex 5229.
T = Tardy
A tardy is reporting to class after the bell to start class has sounded.
Tardy is less than 5 minutes late. A parent can excuse the first tardy
of the day when the student is arriving at school late.
(4) tardies = 1 unexcused absent
E = Excused Absence
An excused absence is to be excused by a parent / guardian in a timely
manner, consistent with state law and this policy.
X = Unexcused Absence
An unexcused absence is any absence that is not excused by a parent/
guardian, consistent with the definitions and provisions of this policy.
M = Medical/ Chronic Illness (Doctors Note)
A = School Related Activity
O = Office Excused
C = Covid-19 Positive
N = Quarantine
R = Court/ Detention
S = Truant
A truant absence is when a student is absent from the assigned class,
Without parental or school knowledge and this absence does not meet
the standard of an excused or exempt absence.
I = In School Suspension
Z = Suspension
PARENT NOTIFICATION FOR ATTENDANCE:
2410 E Riverside Drive
Saint George, Utah 84790
Chronic absenteeism is a national epidemic in public schools. Millcreek High School student's absenteeism significantly impacts student's success as well. We believe this is our school’s highest priority. If we can get students to school, our opportunities to help them increases tremendously.
Mission Statement- Millcreek Educates and Supports the Whole Student