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Attendance Policy

Moon Area Middle School Attendance Overview

(412) 264-9440 Ext. 3003 dbrown@moonarea.net
Diana Brown-Attendance Clerk
Revised 8-26-22

Absences:

  • Absences require a hand-written excuse or email turned in to Diana Brown, dbrown@moonarea.net, within 3 days after the absence (State Law).
  • Notes should have a parent/guardian phone number and student grade.
  • A reason for the absence is required in order to be excused.

 

Tardies:

  • Tardies require a hand-written excuse or email turned in to Diana Brown, dbrown@moonarea.net, within 3 days after the tardy (State Law).
  • If tardy due to a doctor’s appointment, bring a note from the doctor’s office.
  • A reason for the tardy is required in order to be excused.

 

Early Releases:

  • Early releases require a hand-written note or email from a parent/guardian, including a phone number and student grade.
  • Parent/guardian is required to come to the Attendance Office window to sign out the student.
  • Include the attendance office in any email sent to teachers regarding early releases. The student will receive a pass to get out of class from the attendance office. Email dbrown@moonarea.net.
  • If leaving to go to a doctor appointment, have student return to school with an excuse from the doctor’s office.
  • The time on the excuse is the time the student will be released from class.

 

Homework:

  • For homework requests, please contact the teacher directly.

 

Medical:

  • Pre-existing medical issues require yearly updates from the doctor, for both the nurse and attendance office.

 

Alternate Busses:

  • There will not be any alternate busses at this time for the safety of our students.