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Need to report and absence or take your child out of school? Please contact our attendance office: or 240-566-9720.

Great Frederick Fair Form - Use if child is actively participating in the GFF.

Vacation Form - fill out this form for approval of excused absence for vacation or college visit.

Regular daily attendance is expected and critical to a child's academic success. Parents' support of regular daily attendance is essential. Parents are encouraged to notify the school on the day their child is absent. A note stating the reason for absence or lateness is required upon students' return, or the absence is automatically classified as unlawful until an approved note is provided. Students who were absent from school have the responsibility to request make-up work within two days of their return. For details, please see Regulation 400-98.

Class Hours: 7:30 - 2:15         Bell Schedule

Students should arrive to school no earlier than 30 minutes before instruction begins and leave the grounds no more than 30 minutes after the end of instruction, except when participating in school-sponsored activities.