Tardiness Triggers Trouble

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Tardiness Triggers Trouble

 Bill Punyko throws stacks of referrals in the air on Thursday near the main office of SHS.

Bill Punyko throws stacks of referrals in the air on Thursday near the main office of SHS.

Photo By Trina Knight

Bill Punyko throws stacks of referrals in the air on Thursday near the main office of SHS.

Photo By Trina Knight

Photo By Trina Knight

Bill Punyko throws stacks of referrals in the air on Thursday near the main office of SHS.

By Daylyn DeRosia

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Students at the high school have been receiving referrals for as long as administrator Bill Punyko can remember. The two most common referrals given out are being tardy to class as well as skipping classes.

“Students take their time getting to class and don’t think about how they are interrupting not only the class but their own learning,” voices Punyko

Punyko said that 60 to 70 percent of referrals given out are due to skipping class and being tardy.

“Students need to get to their classes on time and just stay there,” says Punyko.

Punyko sees this common case so often that he feels indifferent about the situation.

“It’s always been like that and will continue to be,” Punyko said.