Absences or tardies/check-ins are unexcused for all other reasons, including but not limited to:
1. Missing the bus, oversleeping, power outage.
2. Vacations, trips, family visits, college visits.
3. Car trouble, baby-sitting, running errands, and traffic congestion.
If the student has no note, he/she will be considered as having an unexcused absence or check-in.
After a total of five (5) unexcused absences, students may be considered truant and in violation of local and state law. Parents of truant students may have legal ramifications according to the GCPS county attendance policy. Please see prearranged absence section for additional information.