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This line is available 24-hours a day to receive messages in either English or Spanish.  Please call to notify us as soon as you are aware that your child will be absent.

Information to leave on the message:

To prevent the spread of illness to other students and staff, please keep your children home if they have had a fever or vomited in the past 24 hours, or are visibly displaying signs of illness.  Also, remind children to wash their hands frequently.  Thank you!

  • Student's name
  • Teacher's name & grade
  • Your relationship to the student
  • Reason for absence

Daily attendance is essential for your child to be successful in school, and is required by law. It is important for your child to be at school and on time every day. We want to partner with you in helping your student to be successful, so please let us know how we can support you in maintaining regular attendance at Nichols!

The following are excused absences:

All other reasons must be reported, but are logged as unexcused. Absences must be cleared within 5 school days. (AR 5133)

You may clear the absence by:

NOTE: Just telling the teacher is not enough, you must do one of the above.

Contact Us

Attendance phone number:

(760) 435-7401