Please notify the school office every day that your child is absent from Carl Sundahl, (even during distance learning). To report an absence, please dial 916-294-2425 and press 1 for the attendance line. Please state:
Date of absence
Reason for the absence (illness, vacation, appointments, etc.)
Daily attendance is taken by teachers. If a student does not log into their teacher's Teams or Zoom meeting each morning, and does not submit activities/assignments to their teacher in either SeeSaw or Google Classrom, they will be marked as absent from school for that day (Distance Learning Absent = DLA).
If your child has been seen by a medical professional, it would be appreciated if you could bring into the school office the doctor's note to enable us to have your child's absence medically verified.
A student is allowed 10 days of parent verified absences due to illness. After 10 days, we require a doctor's note to clear any absences thereafter.
Please note that vacations and absences other than illness are considered unexcused and will generate truancy letters.
If your family is planning to be absent within the school year, and will be absent for 5 days or more, please visit the office and request an Independent Study Agreement. In order for an Independent Study to be granted, it must be requested at least a minimum of one week in advance. Please do not go through the classroom teacher, but rather contact the office directly.