Attached below is an informative HCS document on the new State of Michigan 3rd Grade Reading Law and a number of other helpful links, resources, and suggestions. As always, please contact Principal Howerton with any questions or concerns. Thank you!
I've attached a copy of our attendance protocol letter that I sent out with our back to school letters last August. The entire Hartland district is continuing to make a greater focused and committed effort to work with our parents and community to combat chronic student absenteeism. Chronic absenteeism is defined as a student missing 15 days per year (excused or unexcused) or 10% of school days (approximately 18 days). When I speak about absenteeism, I also include in that excessive tardies (arriving late/leaving early). Lake Elementary was able to reduce the number of students chronically absent from 15% during the 2016-17 school year to only 9% during the 2017-18 school year! We hope to lower that number even more for the upcoming year! Please read the attachment which outlines the steps our district is taking to help curb chronic absenteeism. Please contact Principal Howerton with any questions or concerns.