• When a student returns to school from an absence of one or more days, the student MUST submit an excuse to receive an excused absence.
     
    The following information MUST be included in the excuse for it to be accepted:
       1. Date excuse is being written
       2. Child's name
       3. Reason for the excuse
       4. Date of absence
       5. Parent's signature
       6. Contact phone number
     
    EXCUSES SUBMITTED MORE THAN 2 DAYS AFTER THE ABSENCE MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED.
     
    By law, any student accumulating five unexcused absences ust be reported to the Madison County Attendance Officer.