Hayden participates in Secondary Online Absence Reporting System

Hayden Secondary participates in the SchoolMessenger Automated Student Attendance Reporting system for parents and students.  This system allows parents to report absences 24/7 using either the phone number or by logging into SchoolMessenger online.  Recording future absences for dental or doctor's appointments is super-easy!  

Please call the following number to report your teen's late arrival or absence from school:


Or you may login to the SchoolMessenger.  You can also find the link for this portal on our home page.

 All families must register for SchoolMessenger to report student absences online and set communication preferences for receiving messages from your child's school and the HDSB.  

The SchoolMessenger system is accessible 24 hours, seven days a week to report future absences and late arrivals.

Choose how you want to receive messages from your child's school and the HDSB:

Any questions about this attendance process, please contact the main office.

Extended Absences

To maximize student achievement, the loss of learning time during the academic year as a result of vacations or other discretionary reasons should be avoided. With this in mind, parents and students should carefully note the following when considering planned, discretionary absences:

Please see the attached form here for the process to report a student's extended absence.

If you have any questions, please contact the main office.