Smith Attendance

  • In keeping with CHCCS Attendance Policy, Smith has the following in-house rules/procedures:

    • Parents must turn in a note for a day of absence to be excused.  Smith permits email to be used in place of a physical note.
    • Educational leave requests must be approved before trips begin.  All educational leave trips must meet district and state guidelines on excusable absences to be approved.
    • Smith uses an automated system to alert parents to student absences.  Parents are called if: (1) they did not submit a note in advance of their student's absence; or (2) their students did not sign in as tardy before 11 AM.  A call to the attendance hotline will prevent the automated call, but does not excuse the absence.
    • It normally takes 1-2 days for attendance to be fully processed.  For faster attendance correction, please include the data manager ( in absence emails.