What If My Child Will Be Late or Absent From School?
It is very important for your child to attend school on a regular basis to improve their social, emotional and intellectual growth. Regular attendance allows your child to become familiar with routines, master new skills and develop the ability to work and play with other children individually and as a group.
What If My Child Will Be Late to School?...
While we understand that certain situations may occasionally cause your child to arrive late for class, it is very important that he/she regularly arrives on time to ensure that important parts of the day’s lesson and activities are not missed.
If your child will be arriving late due to a medical, dental, or behavioral health appointment, please notify your Case Manager or Teacher prior to the day of the appointment. If an unforeseen family situation occurs that will cause your child be late, please notify the Case Manager or Teacher, as soon as possible, to alert them of your child’s late arrival. If you have any questions, please contact your Case Manager.
What If My Child Will Be Absent/Off from School?...
To report your child off of school, please follow these steps:
- Call 946-5247 Ext. 121 and leave your child’s name, child’s bus driver’s name, center and the date(s) your child will be off.
- When your child returns to school either complete the absentee form or send a written excuse including the date and reason for absence.
- Give the excuse to the bus driver, bus aide or teaching staff member.