• Pre-Planned Absences (Formerly Family Trips and Educational Tours)

     

    In order for days out of school to be approved for a pre-planned absence, the “Pre-Planned Absence Form” must be submitted to the

    • building principal at the elementary schools
    • grade level Assistant Principal at the middle school
    • grade level Assistant Principal at the high school
    a minimum of five (5) days prior to the absence. Please note that pre-planned absences will not be approved during the standardized testing windows. Trips taken without pre-approval by the building principal will be recorded as unexcused absences. Please refer to the reverse side of the request form for additional guidelines.
     
    The form is available on the school district’s website or through this link: Pre-Planned Absence Form. If you would like more detailed information about the state law and regulations, you can review the following link from the Pennsylvania Department of Education:
     
    You can review the Rose Tree Media School District attendance policy with the following link:

    Thank you in advance for your attention to this information.

    Sincerely,
    Rose Tree Media School District Principals