LJHS - Universal Tardy Policy
Tardies will accumulate one semester at a time. The slate will be wiped clean at the end of the first semester.
Tardies can’t be “Made-up”.
|First week of each
|Tardy grace period. Student – Teacher conference. Tardies will not be recorded and will not be applied to the consequences.|
|First Tardy after
|Conference with Student. Mark first tardy. This student conference could consist of nothing more than verbally letting the student know that he or she has, in fact, been marked tardy for the 1st time.|
|Second Tardy||Parent Contact to warn parent that student is in danger of earning a lowered citizenship grade for next tardy. A universal parent notification letter could be used for this purpose.|
|Third Tardy||Citizenship grade lowered one grade|
|Fourth Tardy||Citizenship grade is lowered one more grade and the first referral is written. Counselors will contact parents. At a minimum the student will be assigned one day of detention.|
|Fifth Tardy||Citizenship grade lowered one more grade.|
|Sixth Tardy||Citizenship grade lowered to a “U”.|
|Seventh Tardy||Referral number two will be written for defiance of school rules. Vice-Principals will contact parents. The student will be suspended.|