Archive for April, 2018

Is a college tour an excused absence? What forms do you need if any to get signed?

Written by on April 13, 2018

A. Yes, you just need a note from your parents. BOE Policy/Regulation 7110R – Excused Absences According to Commissioner’s Regs 175.6: The reasons and applicable documentation deemed acceptable for an excused absence when school is in session, include, but are not limited to, the following: Personal illness; Illness or death in the family; Impassable roads […]

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why aren’t students allowed to go on their phones in lunch in the middle school, as 9-12th graders are? i believe everybody should have the privilege until proven they cannot handle it. students are monitored throughout lunch, so if they ever used their phone inappropriately, it would be seen and managed.

Written by on April 13, 2018

A.  Cell phone use in not prohibited in the MS during the instructional day.  Students are encouraged to keep their cell phones in their locked locker throughout the instructional day.  Use during lunches would lead to an increased number of students with their cell phones in their possession during subsequent classes.  Also, unlike the HS, […]

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