As we enter the first week of school, we would like to remind parents that attendance is really important. If your student is going to be absent, please call us by 8:30am at 847-272-6880. If you do not call in and your child is marked absent, you will be receiving at automated call at 9:30 letting you know your child is not in school and to please call the school to let us know why your child is not in attendance. If you want more information about attendance and make-up work, please check out the District handbook. Please note that an absence is only excused for the following reasons:
Personal illness: Personal illness is when students are too ill to attend school. If a student absence is lengthy due to illness or their are excessive absences during the year, a doctor’s note may be required to ensure the absence is excused.
Family emergency: A family emergency can include an immediate family member’s illness, a car accident, or other similar event.
Death in the family: Students who travel to attend a funeral will be excused for up to five days. Any more time will be considered unexcused.
Medical and dental appointments which cannot be scheduled outside of the school day
Religious observances: Religious observances may be holidays, time needed for prayer, or travel related to a religious schooling.