Attendance and Tardies
Regular attendance is an important part of academic success. To ensure that concepts and skills are consistently learned, regular attendance is a must. Students should not be allowed to stay home from school unless they are ill. All students are required by Utah State Law to attend school regularly. Please call the school in the morning (801-826-9696) if your child will not be attending school that day.
Then, following an absence, a written excuse should be included in the student planner. Children need to arrive at school on time! A warning bell rings at 8:15 a.m. A tardy bell rings at 8:20 a.m. Classes begin promptly at 8:20. The beginning of the school day sets the learning climate. If students are tardy, this affects their academic performance and citizenship.
- Students shall dress in a manner suitable to the day’s activities consistent with the standards of health, safety, and acceptable behavior.
- Student clothing and accessories must not present a health or safety hazard or distraction, which would disrupt the educational mission. Disruption is defined as reactions by other individuals to the clothing or adornment, which causes the teacher/administrator to lose the attention of students, to modify or cease instructional activities, or deal with student confrontations or complaints.
- Dress code standards prohibit: immodest or suggestive clothing; apparel advocating illegal or inappropriate behavior or language; head wear; gang symbols; disruptive apparel; and unsafe apparel.
- Students shall not wear clothes that are mutilated, cut off, or immodest.
- Clothing shall cover the midriff, underwear, backs, and cleavage at all times, and must be at least mid-thigh length or longer when seated.
- The student dress code standards include, but are not limited to the following:
- All students shall wear clean clothing.
- Shoes shall be worn at all times to ensure personal safety and hygiene.
- Items that disrupt the educational mission shall not be allowed.
- Clothing that may draw undue attention, disrupt, or pose a health or safety issue, or interfere with the learning atmosphere, shall not be allowed.
- Items which bear advertising, promotions and likeness of tobacco, e-cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs or which are contrary to the educational mission, shall not be allowed.
- Personal items such as clothing, paraphernalia, jewelry, backpacks, gym bags, water bottles, etc., shall be free of writing, pictures, or any other insignias, which are crude, vulgar, profane, violent, or sexually suggestive.
- Gang-related clothing, colors, and paraphernalia shall not be allowed in school or activities. School officials will determine what constitutes “gang” clothing, colors, and paraphernalia after consultation with law enforcement agencies as needed.
- Hats of any kind are not to be worn within the building except as part of an approved activity, or for religious or medical purposes.
- Students shall comply with the laws that govern wearing military uniforms and insignias (Title 10) USC § 771-772, and Army Regulations 670 1 §29-4.
- Accommodations must be made for students whose religious beliefs are substantially affected by dress code requirements.
- School officials may require students to wear certain types of clothing for health and safety reasons in connection with certain specialized activities.
- Students who violate dress code provisions may be subject to student discipline and due process procedures must be followed.
Halloween Costume Policy
Just a reminder about costumes for school. The following will not be allowed…
- No masks or anything that would block or impede your child’s eyesight.
- No rollerblades or wheelies.
- No costumes with weapons or facsimile of a weapon will be allowed (swords, guns, knives, etc)
- All students will be allowed to participate in organized games.
- Students will use appropriate language and be courteous. Naming calling is not allowed.
- Students will treat supervising adults with respect and follow their directions.
- Students will use equipment (balls, jump ropes, etc.) according to the rules.
- All playground equipment (slides, etc.) should be used properly.
- Contact games or activities that include tackling, shoving, pushing, rough play or riding on backs or shoulders are not allowed.
- Students may not leave the grounds to retrieve playground equipment.
- No sliding on ice, throwing snow, rocks, ice, etc.
- Fighting and snowballing are not allowed. Students who engage in either of these behaviors may face suspension and their parents will be contacted.
- Violations of these rules may result in the loss of recess on the playground.
Volunteers and Visitors
All visitors must report to the office before entering other parts of the school. If you have family or friends visiting, they may not attend school with your child. This rule helps us keep your child safe.
If you are going to volunteer in your childs’ classroom, go on field tirps, or attend class/school celebrations you will need to complete the online background check. This has to be completed yearly. To complete this online from click here. It takes multiple days for this form to process, so please plan accordingly.