Reporting an Absence
To report a student’s absence please email the RMS Office at firstname.lastname@example.org OR call our Attendance Line at 908-534-2113 prompt #1 and include the following:
Student’s name and grade
Reason for absence, including any symptoms if ill
Probable date of return to school
If your student is experiencing symptoms due to illness, please follow up with our nurses at 908-534-3809 or 908-534-3810.
For school settings, NJDOH recommends everyone with the following COVID-like symptoms should be promptly isolated from others and excluded from school.
At least 2 of the following symptoms:
Myalgia (muscle aches)
Nausea or Vomiting
Congestion or Runny nose
At least 1 of the following symptoms:
Shortness of breath
New olfactory disorder
New taste disorder
Fever (measure or subjective)
As a reminder:
Please provide an absence note from the parent or doctor indicating the reason and date of absences.
Parents are asked not to request that children be excused early. However, if it is necessary, please email email@example.com or send in a note with the student stating the information above as well as pickup time..
Students must be present for a total of 4 hours to receive credit for the school day.
Please click here for a complete view of our Attendance Policy as written in the RMS Handbook.