• Attendance Policies

    WE DO NOT CHECK STUDENTS OUT OVER THE PHONE, FAX, OR EMAIL.

     

    Early Check-Out/Late Check-In:
    If your Student (driver only) needs to leave early or check in late, please send a note with your student listing their: 

    ·    First and Last Name, Time and Reason

    ·    Phone Number where you can be reached

    Please note
    All checkouts for Doctor, Court, etc. are UNEXCUSED until we receive a note from the doctor or other legal documents.  Students have up to 5 school days to bring in the notes.
    A total of 10 absences excused or unexcused, student must bring in a medical note after the 10th for the absence to be excused, a parent note will not excuse absence.
    School Policy:  If a student uses a cell phone to call/text parent to pick up because of sickness without going to school nurse, the check out will be an unexcused checkout.

    Absences & Tardies:

    Will ONLY be excused for the following reasons: 
    ·   
    Personally ill
    ·   Serious illness or d
    eath in the family
    ·   
    Medical or dental exams
    ·   Mandated by a governmental agency

    ·   Observation of a religious holiday
    ·   
    Unsafe weather conditions
    ·   
    Registering to vote or voting
    ·   Visiting a legal guardian who had been called to duty

    Absences & Tardies:
    Will NOT be excused for the following reasons:
    ·   
    Waking up late / Broken alarm clock
    ·   
    Car problems
    ·   
    Missing the bus
    ·   
    Finishing homework or project
    ·   
    Babysitting
    ·   
    Unexplained family emergencies
    ·   Etc.
     

     

     
     

    Absence Notes:
    Students have up to 5 school days from the date of the absence to bring in the notes. Notes should included: 

    ·      First and Last Name
    ·      
    Grade
    ·      
    Time
    ·      
    Reason
    ·      Phone Number where you can be reached

    They can be faxed to 770-781-2289 Attn: Attendance
    or emailed to Ms. Elisabeth Baldwin: 
    ebaldwin58@forsyth.k12.ga.us - (111101)