SAT Prep Classes
Warning Bell 8:18 A.M.
Period 1 8:25 – 10:02 A.M. 1 hr. 37 min.
Warning Bell 10:07 A.M.
Period 2 10:08 - 11:38 A.M. 1 hr. 30 min. Warning
Bell 11:43 A.M.
Period 3 11:44 - 1:44 P.M. 2 hours
Lunch A - 11:44 - 12:14 Lunch C - 12:44 - 1:14
Lunch B - 12:14 - 12:44 Lunch D - 1:14 - 1:44
Warning Bell 1:49 P.M.
Period 4 1:50 - 3:25 P.M. 1 hr. 35 min
WEDNESDAY - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE
Warning Bell 8:18 A.M.
Period 1 8:25 - 9:52A.M. 1 hr. 27 min. Warning
Bell 9:57 A.M.
HOMEROOM 9:58 - 10:14 A.M. 16 min. Warning 10:19
Period 2 10:20 - 11:46 A.M. 1 hr. 26 min. Warning
Bell 11:51 A.M.
Period 3 11:52 - 1:52 P.M. 2 hours
Lunch A – 11:52 – 12:22 Lunch C
- 12:52 – 1:22
Lunch B – 12:22 – 12:52 Lunch D
- 1:22 – 1:52 Warning Bell 1:57 P.M.
Period 4 1:58 - 3:25 P.M. 1 hr. 27 min
at school is vital!
Studies show that student presence in the
classroom is a major factor in their performance.
Encourage your student to be in class every
Remind them of Wheeler’s Attendance
Incentive Program—students with two
or fewer absences may exempt one final of
the classes where they have a “B”
average or above! (Some classes are exempt,
check for details.)
in the Attendance Office with any attendance
concerns. She will be happy to work with you.
keep the school up-to-date on your contact
Whenever your phone number—home,
business, cell, beeper—or address changes,
send the new information to the Attendance
Office right away. Be sure you list at least
one other person who can pick up your student
or give permission for them to leave, and
keep their phone number(s) current, too!
Emergency Form and
turn it in to the Attendance Office.
- Magnet Students
need to notify Attendance and Mary McGinnis
in the Magnet office of any phone number or
A Student may
not leave during the day until the school
contacts a parent/guardian or person on his/her
emergency contact sheet.
- A student is
not considered present for the day unless they
remain until at least 11:45 AM.
a student has been absent he/she must bring
a written statement from a parent/guardian
within 2 days of returning stating
the reason he was absent. This statement is
brought to the Attendance Office and exchanged
for an “Absence Slip” which is
shown to all the student’s teachers.
- If an absence
is unexcused or this statement is not brought,
zeroes will be given for all work missed. The
student has two school days
to clear an absence.
is excused by state law for the following
or severe illness in the immediate family
religious holidays observed by the
excuses: absence for court appearance
or otherwise mandated by order of governmental
agencies; registering to vote or voting in
a public election; serving as page of the
Georgia General Assembly.
under which school attendance would be impossible
or hazardous to their health or safety.
are also excused for medical appointments.
- Students may
request approval for a personal/family “field
trip” such as a college visit where
absence is unexcused but work may be made up.
Contact the Attendance Office a few days in
- When a student
is absent or tardy the school’s automatic
phone system calls the home with a recorded
message. If you have any question about your
student’s attendance status, please call
the Attendance Office.
All students who are not in their classroom
by the 8:25 tardy bell must report to a Late
Arrival System (LAS) station for an admit slip
the student does not have a written, confirmable
note from a parent or guardian the tardy will
be considered unexcused.
will be marked as excused or unexcused according
to the previous stated absence policy.
unexcused tardies to school will result in the
revocation of parking privileges
may not leave until a parent/guardian or a person
on the student’s emergency list is contacted
by the Attendance Office.
- Please try to
avoid having students leave between 3:00-3:25.
- Parents should
send a note with the student who should bring
it to the Attendance Office in the morning.
The note should contain:
Student and parent’s full name
and time the student should leave
A phone number where a parent or guardian
may be contacted by
the Attendance Office before the time
the student is to leave.
Reason for leaving. Absence from remaining
classes is excused or
to the policies above.
Who will pick up the student, or if the
student is driving himself.
Attendance Office calls to verify the note,
then a dismissal slip is written. If a student
leaves without a dismissal slip, disciplinary
action will be taken.
an early dismissal note is submitted to Attendance
in the morning, the student will be waiting
in the Attendance Office for parent pickup.
If a not is not submitted in advance, the person
who is picking up the student comes to the Attendance
Office and must show ID. The student will then
be called from class to Attendance. Be sure
to arrive in time to allow 10 to 15 minutes
for the student be released.
the student is driving himself, he may pick
up the dismissal slip between classes and be
released at the time on the slip by the classroom
who become ill while at school should obtain
a teacher’s pass to go the clinic. There
they may obtain permission to go home if appropriate.
They will then sign out through the Attendance
a student returns to school after an early dismissal,
he must sign back in through the Attendance Office
and then proceed to class.