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The mission of Saturday School is to provide an opportunity to clear absences for those students that have excessive tardies or absences and may have exceeded the schoolâ€™s 90 percent attendance rule. Excessive means that the students have accumulated more than 126 single period absences. Students who havenâ€™t reached the threshold of 126 missed periods are also eligible to clear some absences.
Lemoore High School wants to give those students that are habitually tardy or have unverified absences, an opportunity to clear absences that may prevent them from participating in commencement exercises.
Saturday School will be offered every Saturday in the Library except on holiday weekends (Labor Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Winter Break, Sprink Break etc.). Saturday School check-in will begin at 7:50 AM and will be over at 12:10 PM. Doors will be locked at 8:00 AM with no students being accepted past this time. You do not have to have an appointment or be ordered to attend. It is strictly voluntary.
Session 1: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Break: 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Session 2: 10:15 AM - 12:10 PM
Students will report to the library at 7:50 AM. At 8:00 AM the doors will be locked and all other students will be turned away. Students are to bring homework to work on while they are in Saturday School. Students failing to bring appropriate homework will be assigned work to complete. Failure to work on homework or assigned topics will be asked to leave and lose any credit for that day.
Saturday School Criteria
The following are criteria for Saturday School:
Any unverified/unexcused absences exceeding the 126 single period absence limit as well as those students who are nearing the limit.
Student participation in Saturday School is voluntary.
Students exceeding 176 single period absences are not eligible for Saturday School.
Students must remain in Saturday School all four hours. If they leave early they get no credit.
Absences must be made up for the year in which the Saturday School occurs. Students may not clear absence for a previous year and does not clear a tardy.