Each absence must be reported to the attendance line of the appropriate school:
Culbertson - 610-359-4346
Loomis - 610-359-4358
Russell - 610-359-4200 #1 ext. 8404
Worrall - 610-359-4200 ext. 7474
The attendance line is available 24 hours a day. Calls should be placed before 9:30 a.m. on the day of the absence. The message on the line will prompt you to leave the student’s name, classroom teacher, reason for absence, and the expected date of return if known.
We are able to accept absence notes sent via email to the appropriate school. Please review the section on submitting electronic absent notes in the elementary handbook for additional details.
In the event that a student is absent from school, parents/guardians must call the 24 hour attendance line at 610-359-4336 prior to 8:00 a.m. or send an email to email@example.com. An absent student must be called out for each day of absence from school. This communication helps to ensure the safety of the students.
Students, regardless of age, must turn in an absence/lateness/early dismissal note for each absence signed by a parent/guardian. All absences require that a written excuse be submitted to the school within three (3) days of the student’s return to school. Absence/lateness/early dismissal notes may be submitted by a written paper copy given to the main office or electronically as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following guidelines:
A written absent/lateness/early dismissal note must contain the following information:
Name of the student, homeroom number
Student grade level
The date(s) of the absence/lateness/early dismissal
The reason for the absence/lateness/early dismissal
Parents or guardians must email the Attendance Office at email@example.com or call at 610-359-4219 prior to 7:30am in the event that a student is absent. Students, regardless of age, must turn in absence notes signed by a parent/guardian.