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October 8, 2013


Counselor's Corner

Attendance did you know?

  • Children are more likely to succeed in academics when they attend school consistently.
  • It's difficult for the teacher and the class to build their skills and progress if a large number of students are frequently absent.
  • School budgets may suffer when students don't attend. In many states, school budgets are based on the average daily attendance at a school. If many students enrolled at a school fail to consistently attend, the school has less money to pay for essential classroom needs.

Here are some additional links with helpful tips for encouraging your child's attendance in various language versions:





Opening doors to literacy - steps to encourage your child's literary skills:




For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.