A B S E N C E P O L I C Y
The following are the two types of absences recognized by the Grossmont Union High School District:
1. Excused Absence:
Work may be made up for full credit, and faculty assistance will be available where needed.
EXAMPLES: Personal illness, illness or death in the immediate family, medical and dental appointments, funerals, a call to court, or others as designated by the Principal.
2. Unexcused Absence:
The school district and staff are released of all responsibility to the student.
EXAMPLES: Truant to school, leaving school without first receiving permission from the Attendance Office or the Nurse, car problems or oversleeping.
When the extended absence is due to a medical emergency (request must be accompanied by a physician’s note) or extended absences of five (5) school days or more should occur, student and parent must make an appointment with his/her counselor.
Students MUST clear absences within 3 days when absent from class for:
Students with excused absences are allowed to make-up work missed. It is the responsibility of the student to request and the teacher to assign make-up work (example-absent for 2 days, 2 days allowed to make up work). In consultation with the student, the teacher should provide sufficient time for make-up work.