Reporting An Absence

  • If your student will be absent from school, please send an email to Include the following information in your email:

    • Student name
    • Parent's name
    • Reason for absence
    • Date(s) of absence

    Excused Absences

    • Approved Education Leave (form must be submitted 5 days in advance)
    • CMS Approved Religious holidays (form must be submitted 2 weeks in advance)
    • Court or Administrative proceedings
    • Death in the immediate family
    • Doctor/dentist appointment
    • Personal illness or Injury (be sure to specify the illness/injury that your child is experiencing)

    NOTE: Parents can no longer call in an absence for a student, they must send a note or email to the school in order for the absence to be excused.  Until a note is received by the attendance office, all absences above are unexcused. Please attempt to make all elective medical and dental appointments for times before or after school.

    Unexcused Absenses

    • inclement weather
    • car trouble
    • missing the bus
    • oversleeping
    • no written excuse or email
    • class cutting
    • work