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 The attendance for the Dover Elementary School is submitted each day by the teachers and sent to the Nurse's office via computer.   Our policy for the Dover Elementary school can be found in the handbook that you received at the beginning of the school year and reads as follows: The parent or guardian is asked to  call or email the school nurse each day that your child will not be in school and give a reason.   The nurse can be reached by phone at 845-877-5731 or by email at When you email me I will print it out and it will be used as your written excuse for your child's absence.  Please leave a detailed message if I do not answer.

Your child's consistent attendance is crucial to their academic success.  We do know that a child cannot attend school when they are ill and we do not expect that they will.  We do hope that they will be in school every other day, however, in order to be successful in their school work.  This attendance policy also helps us to continue to provide for the safety of the children.  By keeping in contact with you each time your child is not in school, we are sure that they are safely at home with you or your sitter.  I want to thank you all for helping us make this work.  Please keep in mind that I do have an answering machine which enables you to call at any time, day or night, and leave a message.  

Dover Union Free School District   2368 Rt 22   Dover Plains, NY 12522   Phone: (845) 832-4500   Fax: (845) 832-4511

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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