Pre-Arranged Absence Request
Any absence other than illness or death in the family MUST HAVE AUTHORIZATION FROM ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL at least 10 DAYS prior to the absence. (Ad Council meets every Tuesday morning during the school year.)
When parents desire to have their student miss classes that would normally be considered unexcused, a Pre-Arranged Class Absence Request Form must be submitted to Administrative Council (Ad Council) at least a week in advance. Absence requests that are approved will not incur points but under the North Carolina Truancy law will be considered unexcused absences. The Pre-Arranged Class Absence Request form may be picked up at the Academy Office or downloaded from our website and RenWeb. Parents are encouraged to plan family vacations and routine doctor/dentist appointments during regularly scheduled home leaves to ensure that the attendance requirements are met. For academic purposes absences will not be approved during the months of December and May. Class absences are not excused until they are approved through Ad Council.
Travel arrangements should not be made, such as purchasing plane tickets, until the approval for absences requested has been received. Please note that Doctor Appointments need a Class Absence Request Form submitted for approval as well. Absence Request Form must be filled out by the student or parent online. It may be found on the school website under the student menu. Failure to submit the form 10 days in advance may result in the Ad Council not considering the request.