A. Late Work
- Middle School: Late work will be accepted for reduced credit on the next school day. During the first semester, 7th levels may receive reduced credit for work turned in up to 3 school days after the due date (For example, work due Monday will not be accepted after Thursday.)
- Upper School: Late work may be accepted for reduced credit. Special circumstances will be handled by the Head of Upper School.
B. Work during Absences
- Excused Absences
In the case of an excused absence, students in levels 7-10 (MYP 2 to 5) and 11(DP 1) and 12 (DP2) are encouraged to contact each faculty member to plan for any missed work on the day of return to classes. When the absence is anticipated, the students are to contact their faculty members beforehand. Students may expect to have an extension equivalent to the length of the absence to complete assignments. Following the extension period, student work will be subject to the typical late work policy. Students in level 6 (MYP 1) are also expected to take responsibility for completing any missed work following an absence. Promoting good communication habits with guides and establishing time management and organization skills support student success.2.
2. Unexcused Absences
In the case of an unexcused absence, students in levels 7-10 (MYP 2 to 5) and 11-12 (DP 1 and DP 2) are encouraged to make any arrangements for their work prior to the absence. Students will need to contact each faculty member to get assignments and plan times for any make-up quizzes, tests, or presentations. If a student does not make prior arrangements with a guide, all work missed for that class receive a score of zero.
Students in level 6 (MYP 1) are also expected to take responsibility for making arrangements for their work prior to an absence. Promoting good communication habits with guides and establishing time management and organization skills support student success.
In Upper School, both excused and unexcused absences are counted toward the 90% rule.
3. School Sponsored Events
Absences from class due to school sponsored trips, activities, or athletic events will not count towards attendance.
4. College Visits
Eleventh and twelfth levels may take up to 2 schools days per level each school year for college visits and not count against their attendance.
C. Support for Incomplete Work – Upper School
Students who fail to complete work may be assigned to extended day or Saturday Study Hall. Parents will be billed $100.00 to cover supervision costs.