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Excused Absences

Don't forget to contact the school when your child is going to be absent.

Parent/Legal Guardian must notify the school of each and every absence on a daily basis. Absences may be excused for the following reasons, with appropriate documentation.

  • Illness (including chronic illness documented on a health plan, IEP or 504 plan)
  • Limited family emergencies; family deaths
  • Medical, health or legal appointments
  • Suspensions
  • Religious commitment
  • College visit
  • Limited extenuating circumstances as approved in advance by the school principal
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