Chronic Absenteeism: Spotlight on Hawthorne Middle/High School

Landon and Kelly Simpson

Hawthorne Middle/High school held their community recourse night on January 31st. Parents were invited to come in and talk with various representatives from community partners in Pendleton about available resources. The presenters included CARE Wraparound Services, public health, Conscious Discipline, ASPIRE and Chronic Absenteeism. It was an information packed night with lots of great conversations about connecting families with what they need to work with the school to support students in their education. Parents were given attendance trackers to help track their students’ attendance as well as many recourse to help support their children in being regular attenders.

Pictured: Kelly Simpson, Dropout Prevention Coordinator poses with the Regional Chronic Absenteeism Coordinator, Landon Braden, at community night held at Hawthorne Middle/High School in Pendleton.

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