Attendance Matters! Let's Start the New Year Right...

posted Jan 3, 2017, 11:39 AM by Patty Gelbrich
We are building good attendance habits in our schools!  
Did you know... 
*Starting in kindergarten, too many absences can cause children to fall behind in school.
*Missing 10 percent (or about 18 days) can make it harder to learn to read.
*Students can fall behind if they miss just a day or two every few weeks.
*Being late to school may lead to poor attendance.
*Absences can affect the whole classroom if the teacher has to slow down learning to help children catch up.

Attending school regularly helps children feel better about school and themselves.  Let's start the new year by building this habit so they learn right away that going to school on time, every day is important!  Good attendance will help children do well in high school, college, and at work.