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Consistent Attendance is Crucial to Student Success

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Dr. Michael Winters|
Thursday, September 14, 2023
McKinney ISD is taking time during the month of September to raise awareness about the importance of consistent school attendance.

McKinney ISD is taking time during the month of September to raise awareness about the importance of consistent school attendance.

Did You Know?

  • Regular attendance is a skill that helps children succeed in school and life.
  • All students who are voluntarily registered for school are required to attend per Texas law.
  • Excessive absences could cause students to fall behind academically in school.
  • Tardies can also negatively impact student academic performance.
  • The constant disruption of school absences can cause anxiety and depression in students.

What Parents Can Do…

  • Register for HAC to monitor daily attendance and grades.
  • Help establish evening routines that allow children to complete homework and get enough sleep.
  • Prepare the night before by packing lunch/snacks and laying out clothes, shoes and all accessories.
  • Help your children organize backpacks and place them by the door.
  • Set a morning alarm time that allows plenty of time to get ready and arrive at school on time.
  • Use our MISD School Calendar to schedule appointments and trips outside of the school day or when school is not in session.
  • When your child is absent from school: Please provide a signed note by the parent/guardian that describes the reason for the absence within 3 days.

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En Español

Asistencia Estudiantil

¿Sabia Usted?

  • La asistencia regular es una habilidad regular que ayuda a los niños a tener éxito en la escuela y en la vida.
  • Todos los estudiantes que se inscriben voluntariamente en la escuela deben asistir según la ley de Texas.
  • Las ausencias excesivas podrían causar que los estudiantes se retrasen académicamente en la escuela.
  • Las tardanzas podrían también impactar negativamente el rendimiento académico de los estudiantes.
  • La constante perturbación de las ausencias escolares podría causar ansiedad y depresión en los estudiantes.

Lo Que Los Padres Pueden Hacer

  • Registrarse en HAC para monitorear la asistencia diaria y las calificaciones.
  • Ayudar a establecer una rutina nocturna que permita a los niños completar la tarea y dormir lo suficiente.
  • Prepárese la noche anterior empacando el almuerzo/merienda y disponiendo la ropa, los zapatos y todos los accesorios.
  • Ayude a sus hijos a organizar las mochilas y colocarlas junto a la puerta.
  • Establezca una hora de alarma matutina que le permita suficiente tiempo para prepararse y llegar a la escuela a tiempo.
  • Use nuestro calendario de MISD para programar citas y viajes fuera del día escolar o cuando la escuela no esté en sesión.
  • Cuando su hijo esté ausente de la escuela: proporcione dentro de 3 días una nota firmada por el padre/tutor que describa el motivo de la ausencia.

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