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If you choose to email, please include the following information:

  • Student First & Last Name

  • Parent/Guardian Name

  • Grade

  • Name of child’s teacher

  • Date of absence

  • The reason the student was physically unable to attend or the nature of the emergency.

If an acceptable explanation of the student's absence is not provided within three school days, the absence will remain unexcused, and in accordance with NRS 392.130, is deemed truancy.


If you know your child is going to be absent for a period of time, you may arrange an absence in advance. Pre-arranged Absences are excused for the first 10 days, any days after will be unexcused.


Clark County School District policy states that a student is at risk of repeating their current grade if his/her total number of absences exceeds twenty (20) days within the school year.


THOMPSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL          7351 N. CAMPBELL ROAD          LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89149          702-799-3430

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