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10/30, Thurs - Black Student Union SOUL NIGHT!

Attendance

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About Us


Room:  122
Hours:  Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Phone:  (206) 252-2274
Fax:  (206) 252-2271

Dorothy Lopez, Attendance Secretary
dlopez@seattleschools.org

Consistent attendance is crucial to academic success. Failure to attend class prevents active student engagement. 

Attendance Forms


Request for Excused Absence (sample Attendance Note)

Handwritten notes that include the required information below are also accepted:

  1. Date of Note
  2. Student's full name, grade level, and ID number (printed)
  3. Dates(s) and reason for absence
  4. Signature of parent/guardian
  5. Parent/guardian daytime phone numbers

College Visit Letter (sample)
Daily Progress Report
Pre-Planned Absence Documentation (sample)
Request for Pre-Planned Excused Absence
Request for Pre-Planned Absence - Educational Trip
Study Plan


Attendance Policies & Regulations


Garfield High School Attendance Regulations
Seattle Public Schools Truancy Information

The State Board of Education and Garfield High School identify the following as excused absences:

  • Approved pre-planned absences
  • Court summons (proof required)
  • Death in the immediate family
  • Field trips with GHS staff that have been approved by administration
  • Illness of student
  • Lack of SPS transportation (not including Metro)
  • Medical appointments
  • Observance of full day religious holidays
  • State emergency
  • Suspension
  • Violent/hazardous weather  

The Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors has adopted an Attendance Policy and other Attendance Information.  

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