Absences

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A parent may report a student absent by calling the school.  Please leave a voicemail on the attendance line (610-282-3700 selection #1).

If students are late, they must report to the tardy desk or the main office before attending class.  Excessive tardiness will result in disciplinary action.  If students have been absent from school, they must return a parental excuse for their absence upon their return; State law requires a written excuse.  Usually, this excuse blank from a parent is sufficient; however, if a student is absent for 10 days or more, an excuse from a physician may be required for each absence.  Failure to submit an excuse from a family physician at this point will be documented as an unexcused and illegal absence(s).  These procedures are in accordance with Pennsylvania’s Compulsory Attendance Requirements (24 PS 13-1327)

New truancy laws were signed into effect by Governor Wolf Nov. 2016.  For detailed information, please check the Truancy Law on our Website.

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