state law requires written documentation anytime a student is not at school.
- Calls to the attendance hotline are no longer required or monitored!
will send an automatic phone call to parents/guardians if a student has
been marked absent from homeroom. If you feel the call was made in
error, and that your child is actually at school, please call 610-458-5324
extension 4801 to verify.
- If a student
arrives late we need written documentation - either a doctor or parent
note. Please note: Not all lates are excused, even
with a parent note. See the Parent Handbook for acceptable reasons a
student may be late to school.
- If a student
is leaving early we need written communication sent to the office the
morning of the early dismissal. Early dismissals require a
Parent/Guardian signature in our student sign-out book.
- Any time you
have an emergency need for an early dismissal, please call the school at
610-458-5324 extension 4801. Please do not send early dismissal
requests via email.
- Absence notes need to be received at the
school within three days of the student’s return to school.
Our attendance email, email@example.com
(there is an “_” between pv and attendance), may be used for absence
you send an email for the absence note, do not also send a written note.
email will not be checked after 9:30am when the School Messenger sends an
automatic phone call.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org . Provide the student’s name, homeroom
teacher and reason for the absence.
A signed parent/guardian
excuse note or email email@example.com excuse note must be
returned within 3 days of the student absence or the absence will be marked
unexcused and/or illegal. A physician's excuse is required for any consecutive
absence of more than 3 school days. Please refer
to DASD Code of Student Conduct 7.16.14.
Please email your
child's teacher(s) for homework assignments if your child has been absent 3 or
more consecutive days.
Absence Excuse Card -
you may also email firstname.lastname@example.org to
replace this excuse note
Early Dismissal Form -
if your child forgot his/her note please call the school prior to 9:30 am
email@example.com - email will be accepted as signed parent/guardian excuse