Colonial Attendance Procedures:

Colonial Schools require that parents/guardians submit written notice for any/all of the following occurrences:

  1. All cases of absence or tardiness
  2. Requests for early dismissal
  3. Notification of extended absence
  4. Parent pick up at Dismissal

Colonial School District will accept a digital absence note from our website or mobile app. Parents may submit an absence note directly to their schools attendance secretary by completing this form: Colonial Absence Note 

Note: Requests for early dismissal or extended absences must be made in advance. Permission will be granted in accordance with the policy of the school and district. Students will not be released to anyone under the age of 18, regardless of notes made on the form. Schools may need to call to confirm information with parent or guardian

Be sure to submit the note within five days or the absence will be recorded as unexcused.

Excused Reasons:

  • When your student is sick
  • When your child has a medical appointment
  • A death in the immediate family
  • A contagious illness
  • Observance of a religious holiday
  • Hazardous conditions
  • Approved college visits

Unexcused Absences:

  • Vacations/travel are NOT excused absences
  • Oversleeping or missing the bus or Car problems
  • Relatives visiting from out of town
  • Child’s birthday
  • Staying home to babysit or work