Attendance Hotline: 608-845-4003

Main office: 608-845-4000 Attendance Email:

"A Note From Home"   (Please complete and send to school)

Attendance Information Letter   Click here to read the letter


Attendance Helpful Hints

  • When a student is gone from school for any reason, a parent must notify the office.  Please call the attendance line at 608-845-4003 by 9:00 AM or as soon as possible.
  • If a student is late or needs to leave during the day for an appointment, send him/her to school with a note for the office.  You can use the link above to print "A Note from Home". Send the note in with your student and have him/her bring the note to the attendance window first thing in the morning (8:20) or into the office when he/she arrives. You may also leave this information on the attendance hotline in the morning.
  • If you are planning a vacation or other event and know in advance that your child will be absent, please notify the office 1-10 days prior to that absence.  Your child will receive an "Advance Make-up" form that will notify teachers and allow them to assign homework that would be missed.  
  • If your child doesn’t feel well at school, please encourage him/her to stop in and visit the school nurse before contacting home.  The school nurse, or office staff, will make contact with a parent if the student needs to go home due to illness. All students must first sign out in the office before leaving the building.  
  • If a student accumulates 5 – 10 partial or full days of absences a parent will receive an attendance letter.  Please read it carefully for VASD attendance policies.
  • What can you do to help improve your child's attendance?  Click here for some tips.

Pete Christofferson Rita Wedderspoon

Associate Prinicpal Attendance Secretary

608-845-4011 608-845-4006

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