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Attendance Requirements

Attendance Requirements

K-8 Attendance Requirements & Expectations:

Synchronous Instruction: Virtual Instruction that students participate in at a specific time.
  • Students are expected to attend all scheduled virtual sessions. 
  • Students are required to have their camera on, and actively participate in virtual sessions.
  • School attendance will be based on attendance and participation in all virtual sessions.
  • Students are expected to report on time for all virtual sessions.
  • Students are required to use their district issued Chromebook for all instruction.
  • Students may be asked to complete activities during virtual instruction that will be factored into their grade.
Asynchronous Instruction: Instruction or activities that students participate in at any time that they choose.
  • Students are expected to complete all activities by the due date, and log the assignments on a weekly log.
  • Weekly logs will factor into attendance.
In Person Opportunities: Instruction or Activities the students participate in on the Houston Campus. 
  • Students are welcome to participate in all offered in person activities.
  • Students will be expected to follow the district Code of Conduct.
  • Families are required to attend supply pickups.
  • Students are required to report in person to take all standardized assessments.
    1. MAP Testing (Fall, Winter, Spring)
    2. State Testing 
    3. COGAT (2nd & 5th Grade Only)

High School Attendance Requirements/Expectations:

  • Students are required to maintain regular attendance. 
  • Students are required to accumulate 30 hours per week. Week runs from 12:01 am on Sunday to midnight on the following Saturday. 
  • Students may not accumulate more than 10 hours in any one day.
  • The Edgenuity System keeps track of the hours, and Northwest Online School will pull hours directly from Edgenuity for attendance. 
  • Edgenuity documents idle time, and this will be subtracted from total time.
  • Parents/guardians are expected to email Mrs. Kidd a copy of all documentation for excused absences within five days of the absence.