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