Attendance

Attendance Line: 403-817-3556 ext. 1

Email: drgeorgestanley@cbe.ab.ca

It is important that you contact the school if your child is absent or arriving late.

Please contact us before school starts. Look in our contact page for School Hours.

School Messages

Attendance is taken twice daily; once in the morning and once after lunch. Late and absent students will be reported to parents/guardians through our school messaging service.

Lateness and Absenteeism

Lateness and absenteeism are related to the student behaviour and academic expectations in our Code of Conduct. Students must comply with the School Act. Two of the five elements pertain to lateness and absenteeism, specifically: “Being diligent in pursuing their studies” and “Attending school regularly and punctually.” In short, attending school regularly and on-time is the law and can significantly impacts learning and social growth.

Dr. George Stanley School takes attendance seriously and we have implemented the following measures:

  • If a rate of 15% absenteeism is reached, parents will be contacted by classroom teacher to explore any issues or concerns
  • If absenteeism persists, an Attendance Improvement Plan will be initiated by the classroom teacher and school administration
  • If this does not rectify the issue, a meeting with the school’s administration will be held
  • If these measures don’t improve the situation, a hearing with the attendance board will be arranged
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Attendance in MyCBE / PowerSchool

Our student information system, MyCBE / PowerSchool provides parents and students with access to detailed attendance information. For help creating an account or signing in, please visit Technical Support for Students & Parents.

Attendance records are available in Grades and Attendance or Attendance History. Common attendance codes are:

  • (_) =Present
  • A = Absent
  • L = Late
  • IL = Illness
  • AP = Absent - Parent Called
  • LVE = Leave Early
  • MA = Appointment

A legend of all the attendance codes are available at the bottom of the attendance charts in PowerSchool. To discuss any discrepancies, please contact the school office.

Attendance Expectations at the CBE

We believe there is a strong correlation between attendance and effective education. The CBE Administrative Regulation 6020 - Attendance of Students​ regulation applies to all of our students, and outlines the responsibilities for students, parents and school staff.​​​​​​​​

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