Short-term Independent Study (STIS)
Short Term Independent Study is available to those students unable to attend school from 5 to 20 days due to extenuating family circumstances. It is imperative that you provide at least 4 days prior written notice to allow sufficient time for processing the paperwork. Independent Study contracts are obtained and returned to the Attendance Office. Parents requesting STIS must come in to the Attendance Office to complete and sign the STIS contract.
Home and Hospital
Home and Hospital is designed for a student who will be out of class from 5 to 20 days due to illness and is motivated to keep up with his/her classes during the absence. A doctor’s note must accompany the referral stating how long the student will need to be on Home and Hospital instruction. Work is assigned and corrected by the classroom teacher, however, a designated Home and Hospital teacher is assigned as a liaison to assist the student in completing assignments. Students will receive up to five hours of instruction time per week.