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    PVHS Attendance Line (602) 449-7001

    Parents/guardians must report all absences within 24 hours.


    It is important that you Respect yourself, your friends, and your teachers by showing up for school on time, every day! Tardies and absences prevent you from Excelling in school because you miss instructional time in class, as well as social opportunities with your friends! The following information provides clarification regarding PVHS attendance terms, policies and consequences.


    TARDY
     - A student arriving late to class (15 min. or less) is considered tardy.  Tardies can only be excused with a medical, dental, or legal note.  We also understand that extenuating circumstances (traffic, car problems, etc.) may result in students being tardy/late to 1st block.  Students will be allowed 4 tardies (1st block only) per semester before receiving detention.

    ABSENT
     - A student who arrives late to class (more than 15 min.) or a student who does not attend class is considered absent, or truant.
    *Absences can be excused with a medical, dental, or legal note or with a phone call from your parent/guardian.
     

    ATTENDANCE VIOLATION

    CONSEQUENCE

    Unexcused Tardy/Late

    Offense #1-4 (Block 1 only)

    Student reports to
    the Attendance Office

    Student receives a pass to class and a warning

    Unexcused Tardy/Late

    Offense #5+
    (Block 1)

    All offenses
    (Blocks 2-5)

    Student reports to
    the Attendance Office

    Student receives a pass to class and consequence

    Consequence = After school detention (ASD)

    Unexcused Absence

    (Truancy)

    Automated phone call is placed to home/parents

    Consequence = ASD and/or suspension


    ATTENDANCE APPEAL
     - If students reach 9 absences per semester (in a regular class), or 4 absences per semester (in an A day/B day), or 4 absences (in a 9-week class) they must complete an attendance appeal.  Continued absences may result in loss of credit on future assignments and/or tests.  An attendance appeal (available in the attendance office) may be required for students to earn credit.
     
    CLOSED CAMPUS - Students cannot leave campus during the school day without permission. 
     
    VISITORS - For the safety and security of our students, we ask all visitors to sign in at the front office when they arrive on campus. All guest speakers and classroom presenters need to be pre-approved by administration.