What about Illness? Death in the family? Vacations? Extracurricular activities?

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Student Attendance and Engagement Policy
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Your child will be marked absent in all of those cases, unless the extracurricular activity is part of school activities. 

The policy recognizes that students may miss school for a variety of reasons.  How the school responds will depend on the reason for the absence, making family and school communications key.