Gunnison Valley Middle School

Attendance Policy

Steps to follow if your child is absent:

  1. Parent or guardian should call the school and inform the office of the absence.  GVMS phone # 528-5337
  2. If no phone contact has been made the date of the absence, the parent or guardian must send a signed, dated note or phone call excusing their child when the child returns to school. 
  3. A student will have one school day beyond his/her return to school to clear absences.
  4. If your student is absent 3 days they will need to bring a doctor's note to be excused. 

Tardies:

1.  Check in at the office when coming to school after the first bell has rung.  
     You will be given an admit to class.
2.  Excused tardies must have a note from a parent or the parent needs to call
     the school to excuse.

General Attendance:

     Students typically do better in school when they attend regularly and
    consistently.  
    Keep absences to a minimum
.  

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.  

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