All students who will be absent or tardy must be reported by parents each day by 8:45 a.m.
Absences or tardies not reported to the BCS attendance office will be recorded as unexcused.
Send Detailed E-mail
Please Email email@example.com with the following information:
1. Student name and homeroom/academic lab teacher
2. Will the student be absent or tardy?
3. How long will the student be absent?
4. Reason for absence or tardiness:
o Appointment (a doctor’s note is necessary for your child to be considered Excused Exempt if at ortho, dentist, pediatrician, etc.)
o Illness (please state the nature of illness, eg: flu, stomach virus, pink eye, strep, etc.)
o Shadowing at a High School
o Religious Holiday
Thank you for following these procedures. It will help to ensure that your child’s absence or tardy will be recorded properly. To review the district’s entire attendance policy and read an explanation of what qualifies as an Excused Exempt absence to be please go to the BPS website at www.birmingham.k12.mi.us .
Choice Hour Absence
If reporting an absence from Choice Hour only, Email Linda Stone or call (248) 203-4625.