Parent Info & Resources
Many questions can be answered by the Student
Many other questions can be answered by our Course of Study!
If you have questions or feedback regarding this website,
including suggestions for improvement of this Parent Info &
Resources page, please email the webmaster at email@example.com!
Gary Johnson - Students A-G, School-Wide Issues
Patricia Sigler - Students P-Z, Curriculum,
Scheduling, Testing Coordinator - firstname.lastname@example.org
Brad Hall - Students H-O, Special Education,
Maintenance, Parking, Clubs - email@example.com
Morgane Watkins - All Freshmen, Attendance,
Athletic Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
If You Need to Contact the School
*Please see sections below first if you need to report an
absence or request information about missed work.
Main Office - 423-586-2543
Main Office fax - 423-585-3779
If you call the main office and all lines are busy, you will be
transferred to our voicemail system. If this happens, please leave
a message with your name and number and your call will be returned
as soon as possible.
School Counseling Office direct line -
School Counseling Office fax - 423-587-6714
Attendance Office direct line -
Attendance Office fax - 423-585-3780 - Please use
this number if you need to fax in an excuse for an absence
Athletic Director - 423-586-2543 ext. 1212
If the School Needs to Contact You
Occasionally a teacher, principal or other staff member may need
to contact you regarding your student. Please make sure that
we have your current telephone number and/or email address on file
so that we can get in touch with you! If a teacher calls you
and does not get an answer, they have been instructed to leave a
message for you containing their name, a contact number, and a
brief message. Please check for a message before calling the
school back, as the Main Office may not be able to tell who called
You can check your child's grades and attendance using Parent
Portal through this link!
Parent Portal login and password information can be picked up
from the Main Office between 7:50AM and 3:30PM Monday-Friday
You must present photo ID to pick up login information, to
guarantee the security of your student's information.
Attendance in class is important to a student's success in that
class. Students should make every effort to be present for every
minute of every class, every day! It is easier to keep up if
you aren't having to catch up! However, we understand that
occasionally students are sick or have other events that cause
absences from school. Please see the sections below for
information on reporting absences and obtaining homework
during/after an absence.
When arriving at school after 8AM, students must sign in at the
main office and will need a parent note with a phone number for
verification (or a doctor's excuse if you are coming from an
appointment). In order to be able to leave school early,
students must bring a parent note with a phone number for
verification to Mr. Smith in Room 222 or Mrs. Treece in
the Main Office as early as possible before the time the student
needs to leave. We cannot accept call-ins for students to
A student is counted TARDY if he/she arrives between
8:00AM-8:20AM, but a student signing in at 8:21AM-9:34AM is counted
ABSENT for the first period class. If a student is not in EACH
period 70 minutes, they are absent from that period. If students
are signed out before 2:40PM they are counted absent from 4th
period. Medical notes for early sign outs need to be returned the
following day. For full-day absences, a parent note or medical note
should be turned in the next day of the student's attendance.
Please see the section below for more info regarding reporting
All students in all classes have the opportunity to earn an
extra 2 attendance points each 9 weeks added to their final average
for that 9 weeks if he or she is passing a class with no more than
2 EXCUSED absences and has had no ALP, no out of school
suspensions, no Unexcused Tardies, and no Alternative School
placement during the 9 weeks. Questions regarding attendance should
be directed to Morgane Watkins at email@example.com or Tina
Worthington at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see pages 25-29 in the MHHSE Student
Handbook for our complete attendance policy.
When your students are absent, please do not call the school to
let us know! We receive a large volume of calls to the Main Office
each day & we cannot excuse a student over the phone. All
absences are marked unexcused until a written note containing a
phone number we can call to verify is turned in to the Attendance
Office when the student returns to school OR when the Attendance
Office receives an email from a parent containing a phone number to
verify. Emails regarding absences should be addressed to Tina
Worthington at email@example.com. Written parent notes
and doctor notes can be turned in to Mrs. Treece in the
Main Office or to Mrs. Worthington in the Freshman Academy Office.
Excuses may also be faxed to the Attendance Office at
Homework During/After an Absence
To check for homework, you are encouraged to contact your
student's teachers via PowerSchool Parent Portal. If you do not
have a Parent Portal login, this can be obtained from Linda Brewer
in the Main Office You can also email teachers through their
teacher page on this website. Just click School Staff in the links
on the left, find your teacher's name, and then click the email
link at the top of their teacher page to send them an email.
Parents can also call Teresa Johns at 423-586-2543 ext. 1202 for
homework if needed. Thank you!
Other Helpful Resources
Parking Permit Info &
TN Dept. of
Ed. Students & Families links
Parent Guide Spanish (PDF)
on TNReady Supports for Students with Disabilities (PDF)