August 25, 2017

Timothy H., on why attendance matters

Each September, school districts throughout the United States celebrate Attendance Awareness Month. It’s a chance to for students, teachers and parents to talk about the importance of attending school on a regular basis.

We recently visited Carl Wilde School 79 and talked to kids about why they should try to attend school every day.

Here’s what one student said:

Why is attendance important?

“Attendance matters because if you miss a lot of days in school and your goal was to have perfect attendance, you won’t get it and you might have a bad grade.” — Timothy H., fourth grade, Carl Wilde School 79