This fall, freshmen and sophomores at Havre High School who struggle in school will attend a mandatory study hall at the end of the school day.
The Havre school board approved the new program Tuesday night after a presentation by Havre High principal Jim Donovan and assistant principal Jerry Vandersloot.
"It's not looked at as a punishment; it's not meant to be bad," Donovan told the board.
"We don't want to fight parents either," he said, adding that parents can sign a form to keep their children out of the sessions.
The program would require students who are failing three classes or more...