Report an absence

ATTENDANCE PROCEDURES AT A GLANCE

  • If your child is ill, please notify the front office by email, if possible, or call before 10:00am.
  • If you know in advance that your child will be absent due to an appointment, vacation, funeral, medical/dental, procedure, or for any other reason, please send an email or written note in advance.
  • If your child needs to leave school during the day, please email and/or call at least one hour prior to the scheduled dismissal time or send a note with your child to bring to the office in the morning.
  • With every absence, your child will need to stop by the office to receive a make-up slip, an advance make up slip, or a permit to leave the building. PLEASE NOTE: AN EMAIL/CALL/NOTE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ABSENCES.
  • If your child become ill during school hours and needs to go home, they must visit the school nurse for state tracking purposes.  The nurse will then contact a parent/guarding regarding dismissal.

Grades K-6 Absence Reporting

Grades 7-12 Absence Reporting

To report an absence in preschool, please call your teacher directly.

507-867-4521

Renee Bakken, ext. 4018
Janelle Paulson, ext. 4020

EXAMPLE NOTE

Current Date: ____________

Student's Name: __________

Date(s) Absent: ___________

Reason: ___________________

Parent/Guardian Name: ___________________________

Parent/Guardian Phone: ___________________________

Parent/Guardian Email: ___________________________