The Ditching Epidemic
The attendance issue that has grown as the school year progresses.
May 7, 2019
The closer it gets to the end of the school year, the emptier classes get, especially when senioritis is in full swing. Juan Diego administration constantly warns students not to skip class and even threatens seniors by telling them they won’t be allowed to walk at graduation. But is the school really following through? Are students facing the consequences of skipping? The Speaking Eagle staff takes an in-depth look at why students ditch class, the school’s policy on truancy and what consequences students face.