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There are multiple ways to clear an absence:

  • Email our attendance office at jcherrington@nvusd.org (include your name, your student's name, the date of absence and the reason for the absence)
  • Call our attendance line at (707) 259-8490 (voicemail is available 24 hours, so you can call anytime)
  • Send a note to school with your student (include the date, your name, and the reason for the absence)
  • Physically come into the attendance office

All absences must be cleared within 5 school days otherwise they will become truancies. 

For more information about the NVUSD Attendance Policy, please click here (English)

Para mas informacion en nuestras normas de asistencia: click here (Spanish)

Super Saturday Attendance Make Up

Students have the option to make up absences (i.e. truancies, unexcused absences, illness) by participating in one of our Super Saturdays. Super Saturdays are scheduled from 8:15am to 12:30pm on the following dates:

  • September 30th, 2017
  • October 14th, 2017
  • November 4th, 2017
  • December 2nd & 9th, 2017
  • January 20th, 2018
  • February 3rd & 24th, 2018
  • March 10th & 17th, 2018
  • April 7th, 21st, & 28th, 2018
  • May 5th & 19th, 2018

Note: Additional Saturday Academies may be added in the future.


Students report to the Cybercafe. Students choosing to participate in Super Saturday should plan to bring their computer and next steps in their project work. Make up absences AND get schoolwork done!