Daily attendance and active participation in each class is a critical part of the learning process. The following policies and procedures are designed to help students learn responsibility and increase their potential for success.
All absences must be excused by parent(s)/guardian(s) within 72 hours during all phases of learning; remote learning, hybrid and in person class sessions:
To excuse or verify a student's absence from school:
Please send an email to: email@example.com
or call 425-408-6810 (24 hr. attendance line) providing:
- name of the person excusing the absence
- student's legal name (first and last)
- student ID#
- hybrid cohort A or B or remote learning
- date(s) and class period(s) of absence
- valid reason for the absence
- If your student is experiencing a fever of 100.4 degrees or higher, cough or loss of smell or taste, identify any of these 3 symptoms in your voicemail or email message.
ParentVUE is a resource to review student’s attendance records at school.
If your child was marked absent in error:
Please you contact their teacher to correct within 3 school days - otherwise notify attendance office staff to verify and update attendance records
It is important to excuse your student’s absences from class periods as soon as possible, preferably on the same school day, yet within 3 school days. if your student has unexcused absences, excused absences or excessive cumulative absences from school. Parents/Guardians will receive a letter from the attendance office to request a meeting with our school’s administration to address chronic “unexcused” absences and identify barriers for excessive cumulative absences from school. It is advisable to also work with your student’s school counselor to provide guidance and additional support for your child’s attendance at school.
Attending school on time, all day, every day in every class period, “in person” or remotely online will give your child the best chance of succeeding in middle school and eventually graduating from high school.