October 28, 2019
- If you see an “O” code in your student’s attendance in Sapphire, it means“Other”. Under this category your student is excused for a documented reason. For example, a doctor, dentist, orthodontist, physical therapy and/or counseling appointment, funeral, family emergency, court/legal matters, religious observances. (You can review the District Board Policies for acceptable excused absences in the SMS Handbook which is on line, Appendix B, starting on page 42.)
- Please note that passport appointments are not excusable. You can avoid an unlawful early dismissal or unlawful absence by making your appointment for a Saturday morning. Many post offices in York offer that option.
- If you are going on a trip, please fill out our Educational Trip and Tour form by clicking here . Please submit your request 10 days prior to your departure.