Attendance Highlights

  • If your child will be absent for all or part of the day, call 860-446-4200, press 1 for the attendance line

    • Leave your name, your child’s name, grade and reason for absence

    • This absence will be recorded in Power School as UNEXCUSED (UNX)

    • When we receive an email containing a scanned note at or a handwritten note from a parent/guardian, the absence will be EXCUSED (EXC)

    • Click on this link for more information on attendance - attendance matters


  • Early dismissal 

    • Please have your child bring a note to the office before homeroom

    • Your child will be given an early dismissal pass so they may come to the office at dismissal time

    • Please call the office, 860-446-4200 Ext 0, to speak with Ms. Lindy or email to report an unplanned early dismissal

    • A valid I.D. is required when picking up a student from GMS even if you have been to the school many times


  • Tardy

    • Your child will be marked TARDY (T) if they are not in homeroom by 7:50 am. Homeroom starts at 7:50 am.

    • There will be consequences for students with three or more tardies


  • You will receive an automated attendance call stating your child is absent, (UNV) in Power School, if:

    • You do not call the school to report your child's absence

    • Your child does not come to school

    • Your child does not report to their class on time


  • Although we encourage your child to email their teachers and Ms. Lindy, they cannot excuse themselves from school.



2022-23 School Year Calendar

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Sun, Apr 30
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Wed, May 17
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Thu, May 25
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Calendar & Category Legend:

  • GMS