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Attendance Office

Attendance Information

Students who have been absent from school should bring a note to the Attendance Office between 8:00am and 8:30am to turn in a parent note.

DOCTOR PARENT NOTES

In order to excuse an absence, students need to bring a valid note to the Attendance Office.  PLEASE MAKE SURE THE INFORMATION BELOW IS INCLUDED ON THE EXCUSE NOTE:

  • Student Full Name
  • Student ID#
  • Date(s) of Absence
  • Reason for Absence
  • Parent/Guardian/Doctor Signature
  • Phone Number Where a Parent/Guardian Can be Reached

Students are given up to three (3) days after the day he/she returns to school to submit the excuse note. If the student goes to a medical appointment, a note from the Doctors office is required upon return to school.

After a student is absent more than three (3) days, parents may request and pick up work from the Front Office (210-397-1000). The Front Office must be notified one (1) day in advance of when the assignments would like to be picked up. (Teachers have 24 hours to turn in the class assignments to the front office.)

ABSENCES/TARDIES WILL BE CONSIDERED EXCUSED IN CASES OF:

  • Personal Illness
  • Immediate Family Funerals (with documentation from funeral home)
  • Medical Appointments (with doctor note)
  • Court Appointments (with a copy of subpoena showing student is required in court)
  • Religious Observation (with supporting documentation)
  • Family Emergency (with valid explanation)

ABSENCES/TARDIES WILL BE CONSIDERED UNEXCUSED IN CASES OF:

  • Car Trouble
  • Missing the Bus
  • Overslept
  • Caring for a Family Member
  • Traffic
  • Non-Subpoena Court Appointments (student not named on subpoena)
  • Notes Missing Pertinent Information
  • Truancy
  • Vacation (personal or business)
  • Errands with Parents

PICKING UP STUDENT FROM SCHOOL:

Parents are required to come inside the building to sign-in and sign-out students. Students WILL NOT be called from class after 3:30 pm, unless an emergency situation exist or a Parent Note is provided to the Attendance Office at the beginning of the school day.

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the Attendance Secretary, Tracy Schutts at tracy.schutts@nisd.net or (210) 397-1008.
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