For Immediate Release
Contact: Mike Ford, Director of Pupil Personnel
Boone County Schools at (859)283-1003
President, Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel
Karen Kirby, Director of Pupil Personnel for Fleming County Schools, says “For students to learn and achieve at a high level, they have to be in class.” Ford, the current president of the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel, added “That’s why we have chosen to designate, September 18, 2014, as ‘High Attendance Day’ in Kentucky schools.” For those school districts that may be out of session on that day, Wednesday, September 17, 2014, will be designated those districts “High Attendance Day”.
On High Attendance Day elementary, middle, or high schools may compete in small school or large school categories. Awards will be determined statewide based on each individual school’s performance, regardless of its district’s performance. The school in each category with the highest percentage attendance for that day will be awarded...