Please review the Student Parent Handbook for all policies and procedures regarding attendance, return to school, make-up work, and participation eligibility.
A note from the college where the student visited with confirmation of attendance must be submitted to the Attendance Office upon the student's return to Marian in order to mark the absence as excused. Juniors and Seniors are allowed two excused visits per school year for visiting colleges.
Frequent or Prolonged Illness
Planned Extended Absence
A student absence may be excused if the absence is attributed to:
- personal illness
- funerals for death in the immediate family or for persons outside the immediate family with parental permission
- medical and legal appointments - such appointments should be scheduled after school hours when possible
- school-sponsored field trips and retreats
- school/college visits for Juniors and Seniors
A student absence will be marked unexcused in the following circumstances:
no parent/guardian contact with the school giving an explanation for the absence on the day of the absence
no physician's note to excuse an absence once more than five days of absence have occurred
absences other than those defined as excused