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 written2. Child's name3. Reason for the excuse4. Date of absence5. Parent's signature6. Contact phone numberEXCUSES 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.