Absence Reporting



    "Better three hours too soon than a minute too late."

    - William Shakespeare



    School starts at 9:30 am
    Students arriving after 9:30 a.m. will need to have their parents or guardian present a valid excuse for their child; otherwise they will be considered tardy as defined in the student code of conduct. If students arrive after 9:30 a.m., the student will need to obtain a pass from single point to be admitted to class.


    Pick up & Drop Off
    Controlling School Traffic is Essential for Safety
    Students should be picked up and dropped off at the car loop only. Parents wishing to park should walk their children to the front gate. Parents are not allowed to walk their children to their classrooms

    Supervision is Provided From 9:00 a.m.  - 4: 30 p.m. 

    Students should not be dropped off before 9:00 a.m. or left at Ansin Park.


    After Care Services:

    Memorial Youth Force Program Provides After Care immediately after school dismissal  Monday - Friday free of charge until 6:30 p.m.

    This service is limited to 75 students and is on a first come, first serve basis.  Students participating in the program receive tutoring services as well as participate in enrichment activities.

     The Jason Taylor Foundation provides after-school tutoring services to students Monday - Thursday until 6:00 p.m. Please contact Mr. Kevin Sawyer, Educational Director at 954-529-8150.

    Report an Absence
    Not Coming to School?
    Absences must be reported during non-school hours via the attendance line at 754-323-3502  or during school hours by calling the main office line at 754-323-3500. A written note must come from a parent/guardian or Medical Facility; give the date(s) of the absence and the reason. Parents MUST report these absences within two days. A note can be sent on the day before the student's absence.

    Attendance Policy 5.5

    All students' absences must align with the eight (8) reasons allowed for absences, as outlined in the Attendance Policy and in the Code of Student Conduct.
    Parents must state reason (from approved list) for absence when they call in or write a note to report a student's absence.
    Absences can only be excused if they correspond with one of the eight (8) allowed reasons.