Policies regarding Holy Days of Obligation
Holy Days are recognized by our public schools as excused absences if you wish to attend mass and arrive to school later.
Below are the links that announce Parkway and Rockwood’s policies
 
http://www.rockwood.k12.mo.us/boardofeducation/policiesandregulations/Pages/Regulation2310-StudentAbsencesandExcuses.aspx

http://www.boarddocs.com/mo/pkysd/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=86NUVG16B5E5

Both school districts, state the following:
“Excusable Absences

The following absences will be excused: 

1.) Death in the student's immediate family.
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4.) Certain days for religious observances.”

For additional details regarding Holy Days of Obligation within the St. Louis Archdiosese, please click on the following links: