EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Waverly Elementary School in Eastchester has the following updated attendance rules for parents and caregivers:
- When children are absent, pl call Nurse Kaessler at 914-793-6130, Ext. 5509 every time they are not in attendance at school. Leave a detailed message with the nurse or leave a message on her voicemail. Leave the following information on the recording: First and last name of the child, date, class and the reason for absence.
- If a student is absent without a parent calling, Nurse Kaessler's office or the main office will call the home or the designated number to confirm the child's absence. If children are out sick more than one consecutive day, it is mandatory to call the Nurse, ext. 5509, each day the child is out. Do not email, text or leave a voicemail with the child's teacher.
- It is also district policy that if the child is absent from school for to one-three days, a parent note is required upon the child's return to school. If the child is absent four or more days due to illness, a note from the doctor is required upon the child's return to school. Failure to do so will result in an illegal absence.
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