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REPORTINGYOURMIDDLESCHOOLABSENCE

INFORMATIONFORYOURPARENTS&MIDDLESCHOOLABSENCEPOLICYGUIDELINES

Regulardailyattendanceisnecessaryforallstudentstofullybenefitfromtheeducationalopportunitiesprovidedinour
middleschool.Thecurriculumisestablishedtomeettheuniqueneedsoftheeleventofourteenyearold.Assuch,the
studentsareneededintheclassroomeveryday.Thehandsonlaboratorybasedsciencecurriculum,theresponsegroupsin
theReading/LanguageArtscurriculumandthecooperativelearning,interdisciplinaryexperiencesinthecoreandelective
coursesarenegativelyimpactedwhenstudentsarenotatschoolfullyparticipatinginthedailyeducationalexperiences.We
suggeststudentsnotmissmorethan5%ofdaysinasemester.Wewillworkwithfamilieswhenextenuatingcircumstances
exist.Itistheresponsibilityofthestudenttomakeupworkmissedasaresultofabsences.Makeupworkshallbecompleted
inatimelyfashionaccordingtothescheduleestablishedbytheteacher.Thereisanelectronicabsentnotificationfeatureon
theMSwebsiteforyourconvenience.

HowdoIinformAbsence:

Option1
Logintothe
SASParentwebportal
andselect
MiddleSchool
onyourlefthandcornerandontopselectthefirstbox,for
yourconvenienceIamattachingthelinktoreport"
ReportAbsence"
fillinandsubmit.

IfyouhaveanyissuesonlogintotheSASparentportalemailSASCommunications
communications@sas.edu.sg
withyour
nameandstudentname,theywillsendyouthedirectiontoaccess.

Option2
SimplyemailtoHBteacher/teachersandccto

msabsent@sas.edu.sg

Option3
CallMiddleSchoolOfficeon63633405

TARDYARRIVAL
PleaseinformtheHomebaseteacherandcopy
msabsent@sas.edu.sg
andwhenyourchildarrivesatschool,studentmust
reporttoMSCounselingfirsttoobtaintardyslipbeforeproceedingtoclasswherestudent'sattendancewillbealtered
accordinglyandmoreaccurately.

TARDY

811.29am

Tardy

11.30am

Halfday

EARLYDISMISSAL
Ifyouarepickingyourchildearlyfromschooldoinformuspriorusingtheaboveabsenceform/oremail/orcallandwhen
youcomedowntotheMSCounselingofficepleasepresentyourparentIDforverificationthisnewmeasureistoensure
student'ssafety.Counselingofficethenwillissueacheckoutslipforsecurityofficetotheparent(/student)whoispickingup.
IfyourchildisreturningbackafteranyearlydismissalonthesamedaystudentmustreportbacktoMSCounselingtorecord
thetimethestudentisbackbeforeproceedingbacktoclass.

EarlyDeparture

9amonwards*aslong
completed1lesson

Halfday

8:008.30am

Absent

TEMPORARYPARENTABSENCEFORM
Submitonline
GotoSASParentwebportal>MiddleSchool>ParentResource>Forms>
TemporaryAbsenceForm