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Attendance Information

The Attendance Line will no longer be used beginning 11/27/17.

Homework may be requested on the second day of absence by calling your child’s teacher by 10am.

Link to Absence Request Form

Change to Attendance Line Beginning November 27, 2017

We continue to update and refine our attendance procedures for student absences in order to comply with the new Pennsylvania truancy laws. Increasing communication with parents/guardians will make it more likely for students to avoid being truant.

Beginning, Monday, November 27, you will now receive an automated call alerting you if your child has been marked absent. This call will remind you to provide a signed and dated note within three days of your child’s return to school stating the reason for the absence. Students who have been absent more than ten times in a school year require a doctor’s note for the absence to be excused. You will be asked to contact the main office if you believe to have received the automated call in error.

Attendance calls will go to the first number listed on all contacts in Alma. To update any phone number that will be called when a student is absent, please update your phone numbers in Alma.

Since families will be contacted for each absence, the attendance line will no longer be needed. Therefore, beginning on November 27, you will not need to call the attendance line to report a student absence.

Please call the office if you have questions or need assistance with this change. 

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