• Contact Information:

    Please email attendance excuses within 5 days to:

     Tammy Burns at f16126@forsyth.k12.ga.us

    Excuses need to be received within 5 days of the students absence.  If seen by a licensed physician, please ensure the attending physician provides a medical/dental/vision/etc. excuse.

    STUDENTS MAY BE EXCUSED FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:

    1.  Personal illness or attendance in school that endangers a students' health or the health of others.

    2.  A serious illness or death in a student's immediate family necessitating absence from school.

    3.  A court order or an order by a governmental agency, including pre-induction physical examinations for service in the armed forces, mandating absence from school.

    4.  The observance of religious holidays, necessitating absence from school.

    5.  Conditions rendering attendance impossible or hazardous to student health or safety.

    6.  A scheduled medical, dental, or eye examination of the student. (Please provide a note from the attending physicians office)

    7.  Registering to vote or voting.

    8. Visiting with a parent or legal guardian who is in the military service in the armed forces and has been called to duty for or is on leave from overseas deployment to a combat zone or combat support post. The student may be excused for a maximum of 5 days per school year.

    Non-school related activities and vacations are considered unexcused.