not related to illness or injury, death in the immediate family,
medical and dental appointments, quarantine, court proceedings,
educational opportunity and religious observances without prior approval
of the principal are considered unlawful. After 10 days of unlawful
absences, North Carolina law requires the principal to report the
absences to the District Attorney. If a student attends school less than
166 days, the social worker and school administration will review the
matter and make recommendations.