We understand extenuating circumstances occur, however attendance plays a crucial role in your child’s success. In order for us to accurately document attendance, you must inform your child's homeroom teacher the reason for the absence in writing or via email. Buncombe County School Board policy states that absences can only be coded "excused" for the following reasons:

* Illness/injury/quarantine * Death in the immediate family * Medical or dental appointment * Court or administrative proceedings * Religious observances * Educational opportunity (with prior approval) * Related to the military deployment of a parent/guardian. If you have any questions, concerns or think there may be a problem with what we have on record, please contact your child's homeroom teacher or our school social worker, Lisa Stander, at 828-298-7484.  

Buncombe County Attendance Pollicy
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