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. Halliwell 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. Halliwell, they cannot excuse themselves from school.



2021 - 22 School Year Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Nov 27
Mon, Nov 28
Tue, Nov 29
Wed, Nov 30
Thu, Dec 1
Fri, Dec 2
Sat, Dec 3
Sun, Dec 4
Mon, Dec 5
Tue, Dec 6
Wed, Dec 7
Thu, Dec 8
Fri, Dec 9
Sat, Dec 10
Sun, Dec 11
Mon, Dec 12
Wed, Dec 14
Subscribe to Alerts Band / Orchestra Winter Concert
Robert E. Fitch High School, 101 Groton Long Point Road, Groton
Thu, Dec 15
Subscribe to Alerts Chorus Winter Concert
Robert E. Fitch High School, 101 Groton Long Point Road, Groton
Fri, Dec 16
Sat, Dec 17
Sun, Dec 18
Mon, Dec 19
Tue, Dec 20
Wed, Dec 21
Thu, Dec 22
Sat, Dec 24

Calendar & Category Legend:

  • GMS