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Attendance Policy
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Wednesday, August 07, 2013
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Read about The FCHS Attendance and Attendance Recovery Policies
ABSENCES—STUDENT MAKE-UP WORK
  • A maximum of 5 unexcused absences per class will be allowed.
  • A student must ―recover unexcused absences over 5. No more than 2 can be recovered per class.
  • Parents/Guardians are responsible for sending documentation of excused student absences to the attendance clerk.    
  • If the work is not completed, zeroes will be assigned.
  • Students will have 3 days to meet with their teacher about completing missing work. The missing work will be due by the date given to the student by the teacher.
  • Work that is missing should be recorded as missing in Infinite Campus instead of left blank.
An absence can be excused for the following reasons:
1) Sickness
2) Serious illness or death of immediate family member
3) Deployment of family member for military services
4) Special or recognized religious holidays observed by the family
5) When mandated by order of government agencies
6) When conditions render attendance impossible or hazardous to student health or safety
7) When a student registers to vote.  A copy of the voter registration is required as documentation.
8) When a student serves as a page of the Georgia Assembly
9) Foster care court proceedings related to the students care
All other excused absences MUST be approved by an Administrator.
WARNING:  Your driver's license or learner's permit could be in jeapordy.
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