dcps2 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/11/13) – The Daviess County Public Schools district is participating in a statewide focus on school attendance, which will culminate with “High Attendance Day” on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The campaign is sponsored by the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel.

Across the state, schools achieving the highest percentage of attendance will be recognized in six divisions – elementary, middle and high schools, divided by enrollment (249 and fewer; 250 and more). First-place winners will receive $500 and regional winners will be awarded a certificate of achievement.

Windy Kretman, DCPS director of student services, said good attendance is a key element in a child’s academic success.

“We have great expectations for student success, and the first step to success is just simply being in attendance,” he said. “It’s so important for kids to be in school every day, so they can establish a strong foundation of knowledge on which to build year after year.”

In conjunction with the event, each school is hosting a series of activities to encourage students to attend.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Lora Wimsatt

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 16,528.03
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 1,972.18
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,776.51
0.00 (0.00%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11582

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4789

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3642

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 3517

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2854

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 17516

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11582

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 3642

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 3517

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2026

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1441

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1432

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1120

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters Swift Action

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1087

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1054

UofL Electrical Blast Treatment to Increase…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 778

Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 757

Education Chief Reflects on Service

by KET