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If you need to call to notify us of your student's absence or tardiness, please call our attendance line at 970-682-2007.
All CECFC students are expected to attend school daily and to arrive punctually.  Frequent absences undermine the sequential and incremental nature of the Colorado Early Colleges Fort Collins curriculum for the student; in addition, they place burdens on the teachers who must arrange for makeup work.  Late arrivals disrupt the classroom schedule.  If a student has more than 5 unexcused absences in a semester, there be a 5% reduction of the student’s final grade.  

Excused absences include: a note from a doctor/dentist visit specifically related to why a student was absent, court appearances/records, family member bereavement with documentation, or a C.H.S.A.A. sanctioned sporting event or a middle school sanctioned sport.  If a student is sick in the middle of the day and is sent home this will also be excused, but please do not bring in your sick student to have the health tech excuse them.

EFFORT Grade: Timeliness, Preparedness and Participation:
Attending class, arriving to class on time, coming prepared to class and actively participating in each class period is critical for a student’s success in a course. The student is responsible for attending class as the student is responsible for the lectures, class discussions, participation and any other related course material. If a student has more than 5 unexcused absences in a course, there will be a 5% reduction in the student’s final grade. Three unexcused tardies in a single course will equal one unexcused absence and the student will automatically receive one hour of detention with the possibility of a write up.  The only exception to this is when the student has more than 3 tardies in their first period, as this can be out of the student’s control, they will not receive a detention for having more than 3 tardies in their first period class.