Student absences will be excused for the following reasons and have homework available to make up.

    1. Personal illness.

    2. Death in the family.

    3. Weather preventing attendance.

    4. Legal requirements, such as a subpoena or other required court attendance.

    5. Prior permission by the principal at the request of a parent or guardian.

    6. Religious purposes.

    **Please note that the USD 259 District allots 12 days of Illness as excused per school year. All other absences for Illness will require a Doctor’s note or will be unexcused. It is best to provide notes for any and all medical, dental, mental health appointments, etc. as these will be excused absences.**

    Family Trips

    A maximum of 5 days per school year will be counted as excused for family trips. If a family is going on a trip they must email a request to the principal for approval prior to their trip for the absences to be excused.



    The tardy kiosk will record first hour tardies for all students entering the building after 8:00 a.m. Students who come in late from buses should have a pass the tardy kiosk. Students with kiosk passes will not be marked tardy to first hour.