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Ozona Elementary School † Home of the Ospreys

Ozona Elementary School
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601 Tampa Road
Palm Harbor, Florida 34683
(727)724-1589

The Mission Statement of Ozona Elementary School is to create highest student achievement in a safe learning environment using effective learning systems to develop the whole child in collaboration with the community.






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See what is happening at Ozona
2014 -2015
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE IMPORTANT EVENTS HAPPENING AT OZONA ELEMENTARY!

8/13 - Class lists Posted 5:00pm

8/14 - Newcomers 5:00pm
8/14 - Back to School Night Kindergarten, PreK and ASD 6:30-7:30pm

8/15 - Meet and Greets
9:00-10:00 - ASD, PPK & VPK
9:30-10:00 - AM PreK
10:30-11:30 - Kindergarten
11:00-12:00 - 2nd Grade
1:15-2:15 - 1st & 3rd Grades
2:30-3:30 - 4th & 5th Grades

8/18 - First day of school 8:35 - 2:35

8/28 - Back to School night 4th & 5th Grade 6:30-7:30pm

9/10 - Back to School Night 1st, 2nd & 3rd Grades 6:30-7:30pm
FYI
School Times 2014 - 2015
8:35am - 2:35pm EVERY DAY

No Early Release Days
Attendance Policy
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Code of Conduct-Attendance Policy

The school board of Pinellas County has guidelines that every school is expected to follow. The Attendance Policy was in the code of conduct you received in your first day packets. You can read the entire policy and changes at: http://www.pcsb.org/planning/toc1.html
There are some areas that we would like to highlight so everyone is aware of the procedures and knows what is expected:

Absences: In order for a child to be counted as present for the day, the student must be in attendance for at least half of the school day.

EXCUSED ABSENCES : Students must be in school unless the absence is permitted or excused by one of the reasons listed below:

Sick , major illness in the studentís immediate family, death in the immediate family, student attends religious holiday, special events, (this must be approved by the principal prior to the absence). All of the specifics can be found in paragraph V of the student code of conduct. In order for a child to be marked as an excused absence, a note must be sent into the school or a call into our absentee line with one of excused reasons above. All other reasons will be considered unexcused.

Tardies: A student is tardy when the student is not in his or her assigned seat when the last bell rings. Habitual tardiness is unacceptable and unfair to other students because instruction is interrupted. Every 3 unexcused tardies within a grading period, will count as one unexcused absence.

Early Sign Out: Early sign out follows the same absence and excused tardy as absences in paragraph V of the code of conduct and also listed above.

Ozona Elementary has a child study team that meets monthly to review attendance records. It is our responsibility to assist by monitoring the attendance of the children. The classroom experience is of unique value and cannot be duplicated by make-up work. We need the children at school, in their seat when the bell rings ready to be engaged in learning.


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