Report an Absence
Students are expected to attend school each day. It is important that you call the office whenever your student will be absent.
Parents/Guardians must call our 24-hour Attendance Line before 10:00 am of the day of the absence. In the message, leave the student’s name, teacher’s name, date, and the reason for the absence.
Student absences may be reported in writing, by phone, or in person.
If you know your stuent is going to be absent 2 or more days, please complete the Request for Excused Absence Form.
Valid Excuses For Missing School
The Northshore School Board, Policy No. 3120, directs the schools to accept the following as valid reasons to excuse a student from the state requirement to attend school daily:
-Illness or health condition, verified by parent
-Medical or dental appointment
-Family emergency, verified by parent
-Religious observance, requested by a parent
-Travel, with PRIOR parent notification to the teacher; approval will be granted if the absence will have no adverse effect on your learning.
Please schedule vacations outside of the school calendar.