All-Day & Partial Day Absences
must be cleared within 3 school days.
Call the Foothill ABSENCE LINE
Leave the following information on the
Student’s name (Always SPELL last name)
Reason for Absence (required)
Date(s) of absence(s)
Person & relationship making the call
Your BEST daytime phone number
EXCUSED FOR ABSENCES
Illness or injury of the
E Student attendance at doctor, dental, orthodontist,
other medical appt.
E Student attendance at a funeral service
Quarantine imposed by a city
or county health official
Invalid reasons but we are aware of your
Out of Town
check your HomeLink account under Attendance. If there is an “A” or “T” code, please call
Foothill to either clear the Absence/Tardy or inquire regarding the reason
for the codes.
Send a note with your child to the Foothill Office before school starts in
order for your student to leave campus during normal school hours.
On your note state the following:
Your child’s name
Your child’s grade
Reason for leaving during school hours
Who is picking up your child
Time of pick-up
Your telephone number
Your child will be issued a Permit-To-Leave form and will meet you in
front of Foothill for pick-up at the designated time.
If you are unable to send your child with a note, you can call
Foothill directly: 939-8600 x5703
Request a Permit to Leave at least 1 HOUR AHEAD over the
phone of your intended pick-up time. Please
note: We may not be able send for your child in a timely manner at
the end of the school day if you did not follow the 1 HOUR protocol.
You will need to enter the school office to sign the Permit-To-Leave
form when calling in a Permit-To-Leave.
YOUR CHILD’S SAFETY
Foothill is a closed campus.
For your child’s safety, it is mandatory that the Foothill Office
knows of your child’s location while on and off campus during the school
hours per Foothill’s Safety Plan.
For your child’s safety, students are not to leave
campus WITHOUT a PERMIT-TO-LEAVE during school hours.
Upon returning from an appointment or if arriving late to school,
students are required to check-in at the Foothill
Office BEFORE going to class.
Absences will not be cleared if a student leaves campus without a
If a student is not feeling well and for the student’s safety, the
student must go to the Foothill Office to make their phone call home. Calls
from a classroom or their cell phone while not in the office will delay
pick-up from school.
Please note that we do not have the facilities for ill or injured children
and would greatly appreciate an immediate response for your child’s welfare.