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Attendance Matters

14 days ago

By Mike Matheson

STUDENT ATTENDANCE MATTERS

The Siskiyou Union High School District is committed to providing all students with an engaging and enjoyable educational experience so they can prepare for their future career and college experiences. Student attendance matters. Last year over 20% of our students were Chronically absent, meaning they missed more than 10% or 16 days of school. As a school community, we must improve this so our call to action is to ensure all students work to achieve an absenteeism rate of less than 5% or 8 days per school year. We need to work together to accomplish this for our students. Please start by reviewing  the following documents that outline the importance of attendance and how we can work to achieve this important goal for our students. 

Aeries Communications
Siskiyou Union High School District’s communication platform is called Aeries Communications, available to parents through your Aeries Parent Portal. You may have already received notifications from your school site using this tool. Aeries Communications is an easily customizable program where you, the parent, can choose your preferred form of contact between you and your child’s teacher and school -- email, phone calls, and/or text messaging. You can even send and receive direct messages with your child’s teacher straight from email or through your Aeries portal. All of these options are available in your preferred language.

Get Started right away by logging into your Aeries portal and click on Communications.
Once inside, you can customize your preferences
Respond Start (or Stop) to the opt-in text message
OR
Simply let all communication land in your inbox

There are links to instructional videos and documents available to help with your next steps. Please contact your site secretary if you need further assistance.