It is important that you call the attendance number (1-844-305-3755) before 8 a.m. to report your child absent or late. It will not let you enter information after 8 a.m. for the current day. Always send in a note if you child has missed a day or will be leaving early. If your child is absent on a 2 hr. Delay day, you still need to call the absence in before 8:00 a.m.
Arrivals / Departures: Please do not pick up or drop off any students on Baldwin Avenue. Do not pull into the parking lot. All car riders should be dropped off and picked up on Lime Street. It is very dangerous having students run across the street in front of buses. Our students’ safety is our top priority – please use Lime Street. Doors open in the morning at 7:10 a.m. and students are expected to be out of the bldg. and picked up by 2:45 p.m. each day.
Starting Time: Starting time for Donnell Middle School is 7:25 am. It is very important that your student in at school and in their seat when the bell rings at 7:25 am. If a student arrives late, the student must sign in with the attendance office. Excessive tardiness may result in an administrative discipline.
Student Safety: For the safety of our students and staff all visitors to Donnell will be questioned as to their reasons for being in the building prior to being allowed into the office. Please remind your students to be prepared for school before leaving the house to avoid unnecessary interruptions during the day. Students leaving early should bring written permission to the attendance secretary first thing in the morning to receive a pass to leave class at the designated time.