ABSENCE CALLING FOR CAROLINE L. REUTTER SCHOOL – 629-9500, Ext. 250
Parents/guardians are responsible for notifying the school on the first day of a student’s absence. Notification should be made prior to the beginning of the school day by calling the respective school voice mailbox 24 hours a day. When calling, give your name, your absent child’s name and grade and the number of days you expect the child to be absent. By keeping the calls brief, the telephone lines will be open for other parents to report their child’s absence.
It is extremely important that the parent/guardian call the school. However, in the event this procedure is not followed by the parent/guardian, assigned school personnel shall contact the home. If contact cannot be made, the attendance officer shall be sent to the home. If the absence continues unexplained, the local police will be notified.