Absences must be reported to the center by 9:30 am on the day of attendance via phone and each day thereafter. Absences due to illness of the child or parent, quarantine or time spent away from home with a parent or other relative that has been court ordered are excused and unlimited. Absences due to family emergencies (i.e.: death in family, illness of sibling, accidents, etc) are also excused, but are limited to 10 days per fiscal year. In addition, a limit of 10 days of excused absences per fiscal year may be taken in the best interest of the child such as family vacation. Upon return the parent must sign next to the absence on the sign in/out sheet verifying the documented reason. If your child is out for more than 5(five) consecutive school (including over a weekend) days you will required to submit a doctors note stating that they were seen for medical care and are able to return to a group care setting. If your child is absent for more than 3(three) days without notifying the Site Supervisor and/or Master Teacher, your child care services may be considered abandoned and a NOA will be issued terminating services. Unexcused absences are not permitted and are grounds for termination of services unless full payment is made for the absence.