Attendance at GVMS

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    • Please call the attendance line at 348-8626 or e-mail OR
    • Send in a note excusing the absence, if you have not called the attendance line excusing your student.


    Morning Tardiness

    • We appreciate students arriving at school on time. The first bell rings at 8:10 a.m., and the tardy bell rings at 8:15 a.m. Students are expected to be in their classroom by 8:15 a.m.
    • Parents must provide a signed note, phone call, or accompany your student to the front office, or your child's tardy will be unexcused.


    Blue Pass (Official Pass to Leave School during School Hours)

    • Please send a note with your student the day of the appointment to exchange for a Blue Pass. Students shall bring the note to the front office. You may also call 348-8626 to request a Blue Pass well in advance of the appointment. Please plan to give the office at least 30 minutes notice.
    • Please avoid making appointments during tests and/or final exams.
    • Please come to the front office and sign your student out prior to their departure.

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    • Your student is allowed to ride a different bus from his/her own if they provide the front office with a note or phone call from his/her parent/guardian.
    • Bus pass requests MUST be made before 12:00 p.m.


    Pre-Approved Absence

    • If you plan to be away five or more days, please complete a Pre-Approved Absence form, or can be located in the front office.  Need to return one week prior to absence or e-mail to:
    • Homework and PE make-up pages can be found in the front office as well.

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