Pre-Arranged Absence Request

Absence Request Form

The Pre-Arranged Absence Policy from the handbook is found below:

Pre-Arranged Absences

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.

Our Vision

Fletcher Academy, an independent college preparatory high school founded in 1910, exists to provide a distinctly Seventh-day Adventist education where spiritual development is bolstered with academic rigor, work skills, and character development that challenges our graduates to have a transforming influence in their world as disciples of Jesus.

Our Mission

"Educating for Eternity," Fletcher Academy is dedicated to providing our students with:

  • Spiritual experiences to enable them to become disciples of Jesus.
  • Academic experiences to prepare them for college and career.
  • Service experiences to train them to be productive workers and caring citizens.

Our Goals

Fletcher students will develop a life-long friendship with Jesus Christ and fellow-disciples.
Fletcher students will develop their ability to interrelate with others and to serve others.
Fletcher students will be recognized for academic excellence by preparing all of our students for college and career opportunities.
Fletcher students will learn the skills, values, dignity and rewards of work.
Fletcher students will progress in developing Christian qualities.
Fletcher students will follow plans to positively impact their health and wellness for life.
Fletcher students will be noticeably happy, emotionally stable, and confident.

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(828) 209-6800
(828) 209-6809 - fax
Email Us:
PO Box 5440 (mailing)
185 Fletcher Academy Dr
Fletcher, NC 28732
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