Chattahoochee Champions
    School Policies & Procedures
    Our Student Handbook can be found by clicking on the  following link: Student Handbook
    School Hours & Student Drop Off

    School hours are 7:10-2:20 PM. Students should not be dropped off at Chattahoochee before 7:10 AM unless they are going to chorus or another approved school related program.  On Early Release days, students will be dismissed at 11:50. 


    • Notifying the School of Absences 
      Parent/guardian must submit a note, fax, or email to the attendance clerk with five (5) school days for an absence to be considered excused. Attendance Fax Number: 770-781-2244 or Attendance Email: chattattendance@forsyth.k12.ga.us. The note most include the student's name, the date(s) of absence(s), and the reason for the absence. It is the responsibility of the parent(s)/guardian(s) to be in communication with the student's teacher and/or office staff when a student is absent, especially when it is for more than one day. The principal may require students to present appropriate medical or other documentation upon return to school for the purpose of validating that absences are excused.
    • Excusing Absences
      For an absence to be excused, a written note, fax, or e-mail to our attendance clerk, Tammy Bruce at tbruce@forsyth.k12.ga.us or chattattendance@forsyth.k12.ga.us must be received within 5 school days of the absence. 
    • Early Check-Out
      For an early check-out to be excused, a doctor’s note must be received within 5 school days of the check-out. To be counted present for the entire day, students must remain at school until 11:00. 
    • Tracking Attendance Online
      Tracking your child’s attendance can be done through Parent Portal.  For password information, please come into the school and present identification and we will request an activation email for you. 
    • Complete Attendance Policy
      For complete attendance policy information, please click here.


    • Bus Route InformationFor information about our bus routes, visit the FCSS home page (https://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/) and click on Bus Stops. Click I agree and then Continue.
    • Car Rider Information: Each family is pre-assigned a car rider number.  Car number tags are available for pick up at the front desk.  In order to obtain the tag, you must be the legal guardian or designated person on the check-out card and provide a valid ID at the time of pick up. 
    • Transportation changes must be received by 7:40am either by emailing your teacher or sending in a hand written note with your student.  In an event of an emergency, you must email the following people:  student’s teacher, f40069@forsyth.k12.ga.us and tbruce@forsyth.k12.ga.us  You should receive a confirmation via email.  If you do not receive a confirmation by 2:00 pm, please call the school at (770) 781-2240 ext. 150102/151103.  No changes may be left on a voicemail and this procedure will only be accepted for emergencies.
    • NOTE: Students may only ride their assigned bus and get off at their assigned bus stop.

    Visitors & Volunteers

    We love having parents partner with our school! We look forward to welcoming visitors (lunch guests and volunteers) back into our building after Labor Day, beginning Tuesday, September 6. Make sure you bring your identification!


Last Modified on January 4, 2023