Tippecanoe School Corporation

HHS Attendance        

(765) 463-3511, Extension 4001

 

Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic, any special modifications relating to the TSC Covid 19 Plan will temporarily supersede the HHS Student Handbook and this document. Be sure to follow TSC communications regarding attendance, illness and school safety measures until further notice.

 

  1. Attendance matters:  Students need to be at school everyday and be on time for school everyday.  Students may not have more than 9 unexcused absences from a class in a semester.

  1. If at all possible, schedule students’ appointments outside of school hours.

  2. All day Absences: Call the attendance line at 765-463-3511, ext. 4001 to report absences. This is a recorded line. You must leave a message.

  1. Leave Early Pass: Call the attendance line at 765-463-3511, ext. 4001 for leave early requests. You must leave a message.  Please do not hang up and call other HHS office numbers, especially the nurse, to request leave early passes.  Please notify attendance at least an hour ahead and note the time to leave school (not appointment time).  The attendance line is checked continuously. Your message will be processed promptly by the attendance office.

  1. Late Arrival: Call the attendance line at 765-463-3511, ext. 4001 to report late arrivals. You must leave a message.

  2. Speak clearly on the attendance line. Make sure you have good reception on your cell phone when calling. 

  3. Promptly turn in medical notes for absences.  They can also be faxed (765) 463-1477.

  1. Students must always sign in and out at the attendance office during school hours. Parents do not need to come into the building to sign students in/out if we have received notice on the attendance line or a handwritten parent note.

  1. Check Powerschool often for absences. Report errors to the teacher and/or attendance office immediately. 

  2. Visit the Harrison High School Website (https://hhs.tsc.k12.in.us) for the HHS Student Handbook for more information about attendance. In the event there is a discrepancy between this document and the HHS Student Handbook, the HHS Student Handbook is the prevailing document.