Parents/guardians should call the attendance associate on the morning of the absence. Please notify the attendance associate, by calling 566-4251, extension 23107. Excused absences include illness, death in one’s family, quarantine, pre-arranged family trips, natural disasters, school-sanctioned field trips and court appearances.
A note for pre-approved family trips must be sent to the principal one week prior to the planned trip. In the case of family trips exceeding more than five days, only five days will be excused.
It is the responsibility of the student to present evidence of an excused absence on the day the student returns to school.
Your student must bring in a note about the reason for the absence in order for the absence to be excused. Notes must be received within two (2) days of the student’s return or the absence remains unexcused. No exceptions will be made. Doctor notes are required for four (4) or more consecutive days. Attendance is an important part of being a successful student. When you miss instruction, it is difficult to make up the work. Remember to get the work from your teacher and complete the work the following day.
Parents may request makeup work/homework by directly contacting your child’s teachers via email. If you do not have access to a computer call 566-4251 and press 0 to reach the school receptionist to make your request.
Homework/makeup work requests will be processed within 24 hours, All student work will be available for pick up the next day in the front office between 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.