1. Leave of absence for critical illness in the family, without any loss of pay, shall be granted, at the discretion of the Superintendent, for a maximum of five (5) school days, depending on the circumstances and the distance involved. For the purpose of Article G.16.1 of this Agreement, family shall be defined as being spouse, common-in-law spouse, child, parents, sister, brother, father-in-law, mother-in-law and grandparent.
2. Additional days of leave of absence may be granted, at the discretion of the Superintendent, with or without pay, when there is a critical illness in the teacher's immediate family which, for the purposes of Article G.16.2 of this Agreement, shall be defined as parents, spouse and children.