Extended Absence

Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School Planned Extended Absence Form

Please click here to download a copy of the Extended Absence Form or come to the main office to pick up a paper copy.

The School Year Calendar, which included mark reporting dates, final evaluations, school holidays and other key dates, is distributed at the beginning of every school year.  Students are expected to be in attendance on school days, unless unable to attend by reason of illness, medical appointment, bereavement or other parent approved circumstances.

To maximize student achievement, the loss of learning time during the academic year as a result of vacations or other discretionary reasons should be avoided.  With this in mind, parents and students should carefully note the following when considering planned, discretionary absences: