Vandeventer Middle School
Reporting an Absence
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 To Report an Absence
Click here to email our data clerk at   

While we appreciate the courtesy of a phone call, written documentation must be received for an absence. Here are some guidelines to follow regarding this documentation:

  • You may send either a doctor's note or a parent note, and an email from the parent does qualify as this written documentation. 
  • Please tell us why your child is out and if they are sick, please list the symptoms. 
  • Written documentation must be received within three days of your child returning to school.  
 Signing Students Out During the Day

To help reduce disruption to instruction, and most importantly, for the safety of our students, we are unable to let a student leave their classroom until a parent arrives and is confirmed in the front office. It is only after parents (or approved adults) have checked in with the receptionist that students will be called to leave their class. Please allow extra time for this to occur. Thank you for your understanding.  

 Forms for Specialized Absences

Please click a link below to access one of our forms for specialized absences:
Absence Request for Trip or Vacation 
Absence Request for Religious Holiday

Missed Assignments Due to Absence 

It is the responsibility of the student and/or parent to collect missed assignments due to absence. It is recommended that  before 10:00 A.M. on the second day of absence, parents request assignments for the absentee. 

This request should be made through our receptionist, Mrs. Glover, who will communicate the request with all of the student's teachers. 

Assignments will be delivered to the receptionist in the front office and may be picked up after 3:30 P.M. on the second day of the student's absence. Students may also collect all assignments when they return to school. 

Each student is responsible for completing all make-up work. Students are allowed one day to make up assignments for each day of absence. If a student misses a test or quiz, it is the responsibility of the student to schedule a time with the teacher to make up the assessment. If the student was aware of an assignment deadline before the absence occurred, the assignment or exam is due upon the student's return to school. Special long-term student projects may be required to be turned in on the due date regardless of student attendance at school. 

Click here to email Jennifer Glover and request assignments missed due to absence.