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Parent’s Verification of Student’s Absence Form

Procedure for Reporting an Absence and/or having An Absence Excused

If your child is absent for an excusable reason (please refer to the list below) and you have not provided prior notice of the absence, please provide your child with a note to bring to school upon their return.

Information Needed for Email Notification or Handwritten Note

  • Last and first name of the student,

  • Student’s registry

  • Last and first name of the guardian providing the note

  • Guardian’s signature,

  • Date of the note, 

  • Dates/periods of the absences,

  • Reason(s) for the absences

Permit to Leave School Early Procedure

Step 1: If your child needs to leave school early, please send them to school with a note that contains the following:

  1. Student’s full name
  2. Date & Time of appointment
  3. Registry number
  4. Parent/Guardian's full name
  5. Parent/Guardian's phone number
  6. Parent/Guardian's signature

Step 2: Your child drops off the note at the attendance office (Room 122) when they arrive at school.

Step 3: Your child returns to the attendance office later in the day to retrieve their permit to leave.

Step 4: After the appointment, you sign the permit to leave, attach it to applicable documentation verifying the appointment, and send it back to school with your child.

The Attendance Office can only excuse the following district approved absences:

  • Illness/Isolation due to Positive Covid19 Test

  • Close Contact Quarantine Pending A Negative Covid19 Test

  • Medical/Dental/Eye Care Appointments

  • Funerals (for family)

  • Court Appearance

  • Religious Holiday

  • Personal Emergency with Principal/Assistant Principal Approval

  • Appointments with attorneys, law enforcement officers, or immigration officials

New Attendance Office

Please note that the attendance office has changed to Room 122; the new office extension is 3122. In the event that you need to pick up a student, please use the exterior entrance.

Aerial map of Lowell HS for attendance