Student Absences

Is your child sick or going to be absent? Please be sure you always send an excuse note to our attendance secretary, Ms. McMinn, at  [You can also find this link on our mobile app!]  

Excuse notes must be received no more than five days after the absence.  


Please make sure you include the following items in the note:

  • Your child's name
  • The dates of the absence(s)
  • The reason for the absence(s) 

GMSD Board Policy 6.200 outlines the GMSD progressive truancy plan. Please review this policy, and feel free to reach out with any questions.




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