Sick? Appointment? School Event? Late?
Don’t forget to have your parent/guardian excuse your absences and tardies at New Market Skills Center!
Call Attendance @ 360-570-4501
A call goes home after every unexcused absence.
After 5 Unexcused Absences - a letter is sent home and sending school is notified.
After 10 Unexcused Absences - a letter is sent home, sending school is notified, and the student must meet with the Director of Student Services.
After 20 Consecutive Unexcused Absences - the student is unenrolled from New Market. If a student wishes to re-enroll, they must attend a meeting with the Director of Student Services.
Absences due to the following will be excused, all others will be unexcused:
- Participation in a school-approved activity or instructional program
- Absence due to: Illness, health condition, or medical appointment; family emergency; religious purposes; court, judicial proceeding, court-ordered activity, or jury service; post-secondary, technical school or apprenticeship program visitation, or scholarship interview; State-recognized search and rescue activities; directly related to student's homeless or foster care/dependence status; deployment; suspensions, expulsions, or emergency expulsions; safety concerns; or migrant status.
- An approved activity that is consistent with district policy and is mutually agreed upon by the principal or designee and a parent, guardian or emancipated youth. (No greater than 5 days per school year)
*Absences may be excused if there is no district transportation that day.