• SMS Tardy

    The SMS Tardy Policy is:

    1. Four unexcused tardies per semester - parent notification by school personnel.
    2. After four unexcused tardies a student will have 1 day of ISS each time they are tardy.

    Excused Tardies

    Tardies will be excused for the following reasons: personal illness, illness of family member, death in the family, extreme weather conditions, religious observances, school bus failure, doctor's appointments, and other circumstances which the principal deems as an emergency over which the student has no control .
    * Medical notes may be required for illness

    Unexcused Tardies

    Students are allowed 4 unexcused tardies per semester. Examples of unexcused tardies include oversleeping, car trouble, power outage, missing the school bus, etc.