SMS Tardy Policy
    Students are considered tardy if not in their assigned seat and ready to work when the tardy bell rings. Tardies accrue on a semester basis.  The tardy policy incorporates the following consequences:
       1st Tardy:                     
       Teacher warns student
       2nd Tardy:                   
       Tardy notice sent home to parent
       3rd & 4th Tardy:           
       Student assigned to Saturday Alternative School or
      After School Detention 
       Additional Tardies:     
       Administrative Discretion
    PARENTS: Only students riding the school provided transportation shall be eligible for excused tardies.  All other tardies and late arrivals (except from medical appointments) are considered unexcused.