Attendance at PS/IS 268 Q is very important to your child's progress at school. Please make sure your child is in attendance everyday.
According to law, the only excused absences from school are:
- death in the family,
- religious observance,
- weather emergency
Steps to follow when absent from school:
- Parent or guardian writes a letter giving the first and last name of student, Class/ homeroom, date, reason for, and days of absence.
- Student must give the letter to the teacher upon returning to the school.
- A doctor’s note must accompany the parent’s note if the student has been absent three or more consecutive days and has received medical care.
- Students absent an excessive number of days will receive an “NC” (no credit) in their subject classes and will be referred to the Attendance officer for follow up.