Attendance/Early Dismissal Policies
Attendance/Early Dismissal Policies
Posted on 03/09/2022
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If your child is absent you MUST call the Absence Line at 201-­670-­2780 extension 1 to report your child’s absence. Please make sure you call the absence line by 8:45 am. It is not necessary to email the nurse, your child’s teachers or guidance counselor.  If you know ahead of time your child will be absent, you can call the absent line anytime, day or night.

If a student is late for school, they must report directly to the main office. They will sign in on the Tardy list on the counter in the main office.  If your child is going to come in after 8:45 am, you must call the Absence line (201-670-2780 extension 1) to report their lateness.
Mrs. Karch will then change their absence to a tardy in Skyward.

Early Dismissal
If your child is going to leave school early, they must bring a note to Mrs. Karch in the morning before school with the time they will be picked up and the person picking them up . She will give the child a pass to leave class early and come to the office at the appointed time where the student will sign themselves out.  Then your child will only leave school once the office staff sees a parent's/chaperone's car in the cut-out in the front of BF.