Parent Rights and Responsibilities

RIGHTS

ECHS parents have the right to expect the following:

  • That all students are safe when in attendance at ECHS;
  • That learning is the highest priority at ECHS;
  • That ECHS teachers are familiar with and design their courses around the Florida Sunshine State educational benchmarks;
  • That ECHS teachers are prepared with meaningful class lessons every day;
  • That ECHS teachers will return homework and papers in a timely fashion;
  • That the entire ECHS community will work together to help students develop the attitudes, behaviors, and skills necessary to become ready to do college-level work;
  • That students will receive expert guidance in course selection, in college preparation, in career exploration;
  • That ECHS will offer a varied after-school activity program;
  • That disciplinary actions will be fair and consistent;
  • That the school administrators will communicate regularly with the parent and student community about school events and school issues.

RESPONSIBILITIES

ECHS asks that, as parents, you do the following:

  • Make sure your child gets to school on time.
  • Ensure that your child is dressed appropriately for school.
  • Expect that your child will behave appropriately at school, on the school bus, and at school events.
  • Call the school attendance line when your child is absent.
  • Notify the principal if your child will have an extended absence.
  • Provide a quiet place for your child to study and monitor studies, if necessary.
  • Check FOCUS on a regular basis to see how your child is performing in each class.Read communications from the school: letters, emails, website postings.
  • Attend any meetings called to discuss your child’s academic performance and/or behavior.
  • Share with appropriate school personnel any changes in the family that might impact your child’s performance in school.

REPRESENTATION

  • ECHS hopes that you will volunteer to support the school by attending school events, chaperoning school parties, offering to carpool, participating with fund-raising activities, helping students in need;
  • Let school administrators know when you hear comments about ECHS, both positive and negative;
  • Share the success of ECHS with friends and community leaders.

HOW TO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND GET ANSWERS:

  • For attendance reporting call 833-5302
  • For general questions call  637-5673
  • For individual class concerns Email individual teachers (check STAFF page for email addresses)
  • For overall academic concerns call Amber Foster or Crystal Engelhart- 637-3556
  • For disciplinary issues call Matt Catanzarite - 833-5301
  • For school policy issues and all other concerns call Diane Juneau -637-5607