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Documentation When 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