Excused Absence for Temporary Periods

Excused Absence for Temporary Periods

The District considers the following conditions to constitute reasonable cause for absence from school:

  • Illness
  • Obtaining professional health care or therapy service rendered by a licensed practitioner of the healing arts in any state, commonwealth or territory.
  • Quarantine
  • Family emergency
  • Recovery from accident
  • Required court attendance
  • Death in family
  • Participation in a project sponsored by a statewide or countrywide 4-H, FFA or combined 4-H and FFA group upon written request prior to the event
  • Observance of a religious holiday observed by bona fide religious group, upon prior written parental request. A penalty shall not be attached to an absence for religious holiday.
  • Family education travel, with prior approval
  • Educational tours and trips, with prior approval