Tuesday, April 27, 2010

School Record

She looks innocent, doesn't she?

That's what we thought.

Then last week, we received a letter in the mail from her school, informing us that our kindergartener was habitually truant, and in violation of Education Code 48260.

According to the principal, who signed the notice, Jolie's attendance is so deficient, that if we "continue to fail to meet (our) obligation, (we) will be guilty of an infraction of the law, and subject to prosecution pursuant to Education Code 48290-48296."

And then, she levied the following shocking allegations:

Four days. With family. Egregious!

Thank goodness for that notice. Reading it caused us to realize that we're about to move three thousand miles away from family. We responded by pulling Jolie out of school for two more days to go to Redlands and play with her cousins.

If having a 5-year old habitual truant is wrong,

We do not want to be right.

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