HCS Attendance policy

The full HCS attendance policy can be found in School Board documents posted here: Attendance Policy.

Report a student absence

Please contact the school in the morning if your child will be absent. For your convenience, we offer several options to submit attendance updates.

  1. Submit an Attendance Note via ParentSquare; or

  2. Send an email to our attendance email: ; or

  3. Call the office at 757-825-4641.

Please provide your child's name, grade, and reason for the absence.

Notes from Medical Providers

Notes from medical providers can be scanned or photographed and emailed to the office at

Early Dismissal

If you need to pick up your child early, please stop in the office and sign him/her out. You will be required to show your ID.

Tardy Arrivals

If your child arrives after the start of classes at 9 a.m., he/she will need to stop in the office for a tardy slip before proceeding to class.

Thank you for your assistance in keeping your child's
attendance records accurate and up to date!