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2945 Johnston-Oehler Road
Charlotte, NC 28269
Courier #: 409
P: 980-343-9915  |  F: 980-343-9913 
Principal: Brenda Mills
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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Absences- Report Your Child's Absence

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Reporting Absences 

Regular attendance and punctuality are important from the beginning of the school year until the last day. Frequent absences, tardies and/or early dismissals interfere with your child's progress toward learning the necessary basic skills.  If you child is absence because of an illness or injury, please email your child's teacher or have your child bring in a written note and/or doctor's note upon their return to school, with information pertaining to your child's reason for absence. 

NOTE: Parents can no longer call in an absence for a student.

You must send a note, use the

"Report An Absence Link",

email the teacher and/or the school attendance secretary

 in order for the absence to be excused.  

Until a note/email is received by the attendance office, all absences above are unexcused. 

Please attempt to make all elective medical and dental appointments for times before or after school.

Email our Attendance Secretary by clicking on her email here ~~> erica1.barozzino@cms.k12.nc.us

** Please allow up to 48 hours for your child’s attendance to be updated in the system.

Excused Absences:

The following reasons are considered excuses for absences:

Personal illness (please state type of illness)

Medical appointments ( must provide a doctor’s note)

Death in family ( up to 3 days will be excused )

Court or Administrative proceedings

Approved Educational Leave 

(form must be submitted 5 days in advance) 

**Approval is not guaranteed.

Educational Leave Form.pdf
Absence for Religious Obligation Form.pdf


Unexcused Absences

The following are considered "Unexcused Absences":

Inclement weather

Car trouble

Missing the bus


Out of town/vacation

Lack of written excuse or email

Tardy Students 

 1st Tardy Bell rings at 8:10 AM as a warning. 

Students are marked tardy if they are not "in class" by 8:15 AM.  

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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