Documentation when a child is absent

  • Parents should email or send a note in to the child’s school letting them know why their child was absent. 

    The following must be included in the note/email:

    ✔     Student Name
    ✔     Student FCS ID Number (Lunch Number)
    ✔     Parent/Gaurdian Name
    ✔     Parent/Guardian Email & Phone Number
    ✔     Reason for Excuse


    A school may request additional documentation if a student has reached the following benchmarks.

    • After 3 consecutive ill absences, a doctor’s note may be required.
    • 7 or more days for any reason (not including assigned remote)
    • 10 or more late arrivals or early checkouts