What do I do if my child needs to go to a doctor appointment during the school day?

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For your convenience, when your child needs to leave school early, or you need to take your child to an appointment during the school day, please follow the procedures listed below:

  • The day of the appointment, please send a note with your student indicating the time you need to pick him/her up and reason for leaving.
  • Your child should bring the note to the attendance window before school or to the main office after the start of school. They will be given an early dismissal pass and teachers are given notice of students leaving early.
  • When it is time to leave class, the pass should be given to the teacher, and your child may proceed to the main office to wait for you. Parents, guardians or documented emergency contacts may pick up students after signing them out in the main office. In certain situations and with parent/guardian notification, an authorized, legal adult may also pick up the student.
  • When your child returns, he/she must check in at the main office and receive an admittance slip for their next class.
  • The admittance pass obtained in the office should be presented to the next classroom teacher.
  • See also this Reporting Absences page