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Attendance

May 2017

PS62 is a winner in the Attendance Smart Goals Contest.  We are awarded with 50 movie tickets.
We stress the importance of continuity in instruction. Children should come to school everyday. Parents should plan vacations to coincide with the school calendar. In the event that a student is expected to be absent for an extended period, parents need to come to school to fill out a form and present documentation (airline tickets, itinerary).

If your child is absent, be sure to send a note stating the date(s) of and reason for the absence (illness, family emergency, etc) when your child returns to school.  Sending a note will not remove the absence from your child's records, it just provides information so that the absence can be properly recorded. If it’s due to an illness, a note from a doctor or health-care professional should be provided. Children absent for religious observance should bring a note beforehand, in order for the absence to be excused.