DOCTOR & PARENT NOTES
In order to excuse an absence, students need to bring a valid note to the Attendance Office. Here is a 'print ready' absence note or make sure to should include the following information:
Students are given up to three days after the day he/she returns to school to submit the excuse note. If a student goes to a medical appointment, a note from the Doctors office is required upon return to school.
Once a parent or doctor note is received, it will be stored in the student’s attendance file.
In the event that the student knows in advance about an absence, the attendance secretary should be notified at 210-397-3708.
After a student is absent more than 3 days, parents may request and pick up work from the front office (210-397-3700). The office must be notified one day in advance of when the assignments are to be picked up. (Please refer to JMS student handbook page A-3.) Teachers have 24 hrs to turn in the class assignments to the front office.
ABSENCES/TARDIES WILL BE CONSIDERED EXCUSED IN CASES OF:
ABSENCES/TARDIES WILL BE CONSIDERED UNEXCUSED IN CASES OF:
PICKING UP STUDENTS FROM SCHOOL
On Early Release days, students will not be called from class after 12:00 pm.
On regular school days, students will not be called from class after 3:15 pm, unless an emergency situation exist or a Parent note is provided to the front office at the beginning of the school day.
Parent choice pick up form the Nurse clinic requires a valid Parent/Doctors note be turned into the attendance office to be excused.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Attendance Secretary, Mrs. Toni Draper, at 210-397-3708, or email her.