Absences / Medical & Parent Notes

  • Students should see teacher upon returning from any absence to check if any assignments need to be made up.

  • Students will be required to make up any graded assignment missed while absent or on a medical / parent note.  All assignments (except written tests) can be made up or retaken on Thursdays after school.

  • A parent note may excuse students from participating in PE for a maximum of three days; however, students are still expected to dress out unless there are special circumstances.

  • If the illness or injury persists longer than three days, a medical note is required.

  • Medical / Parent notes should be given to students PE teacher immediately upon arriving to class.

  • Parent notes must be written by a legal guardian.

  • Medical / Parent notes must include the following information:

  • Date written

  • Date of excuse

  • Specific limitations

  • Parent daytime phone number

  • Medical notes must be written by a medical doctor on their office form / letterhead.

  • If the medical excuse is less than six weeks:

  • Students who are unable to dress will report to roll call numbers at the beginning of the period

  • Teacher will decide whether they stay for class instruction or report to the library

  • Students who are sent to the library will complete a written assignment counted towards their citizenship grade

  • If the medical excuse is more than six weeks the student will be taken out of PE and placed in an elective class/TA

  • It is the students responsibility to make sure all missed assignments are made up