In order to protect the health and safety of employees, staff, and students, all those who access Pasco County School locations must self-screen for symptoms and other risk factors of COVID-19 daily. If you answer YES to any of the questions, you should NOT be on campus. Access the Visitor Screener or the Student Screener online. Employees should use the Employee Self-Screener.

Pre-arranged Absences Request

Pre-arranged absences must be requested at least 5 days prior to absence(s). Please refer to the Student Handbook for approved reasons for pre-arranged absences. Your absence must be approved by administration prior to notifying your teachers. (Source: Portion from District School Board of Pasco County Secondary Student Code of Conduct.)

The following are acceptable reasons for a student’s absence(s) from class:

a. Religious institutes, conferences, or workshops, provided that the principal or designee approves the absence in advance.

b. Absences for trips or other parental requests that are determined to be educationally relevant for testament as determined by the principal or designee. Requests must be approved at least one week in advance. The principal or designee’s decision in this matter is final.

If your absence(s) is approved, the student will be notified.

If additional clarification or documentation is required, you will be contacted by an administrator.