Attendance Policy

When school is in session, all students are expected to be in school. Students should be in school on a regular basis, keeping absences to a minimum. Illness, injury, doctor appointments, and family emergencies are legitimate excused absences. All other activities should be scheduled outside of school hours or during normal holiday and vacation times.

Contact information for each school building is as follows:

Preschool – Grade 4 – Elementary Office 360-318-9525 (option 1) or

Grades 5-8 – Middle School Office 360-318-9525 (option 2) or

Grades 9-12 – High School Office 360-381-9525 (option 3) or

**With changing weekly staffing schedules, please DO NOT email a specific secretary with attendance information.

Pre-6th Grade Excused Absence Form (Word)
7th and 8th Grade Excused Absence Form (Word)

Before and after school

Students are asked not to arrive before 8:15 a.m. nor remain after 3:30 p.m.; teachers are working and may not be in the classroom. Please notify the teacher and the school office in advance if you plan to drop off your child early or pick them up late.

What to do if your child has a doctor or dentist appointment

If your child will miss part of a day due to an appointment, please send a note to your child’s teacher or call the school office. Advance notice is very much appreciated.

Vacations and Extended Absences

Vacations and other non-emergency extended absences require written notification or an email to the office at (cc the teacher) with the dates your child will be absent and the reason for the absence.