For Parents
    • Absence Excuses

      All excuses must be submitted electronically. 

      Excuses must be submitted electronically within 3 days from absence or tardy.

      Students can be excused a maximum of 10 days with parent absent excuses.

       

      Submitting Absent Excuses

         

      Submitting via Computer

      Submitting via mobile device

      Submitting from a doctor

      Log into the Parent Portal on Sapphire.

      Select your student.

      Select ‘Student Data Forms’ on the left.

      Select ‘Absence Excuse Form’.

      Fill in the date and necessary information.

      Log into the Parent Portal on Sapphire.

      Select your student.

      Scroll down to the circle with three lines.

      Tap the circle.

      Tap ‘Student Data Forms’.

      Select ‘Absence Excuse Form’.

      Fill in the date and necessary information.

      A doctor’s excuse can be faxed to (570) 588-4421 or uploaded into your Community Portal by selecting 'Healthcare Appt' in the drop down menu.  

      Notes:

      • Please email any questions to north-attendance@esasd.net . 

      • ESACA students must also submit an excuse within 3 days of not logging into online school.

      • If your student is going to miss school due to a trip or college visit, please fill out an educational trip form, which can be found  in the main and attendance offices.  These forms are due back within 10 days of the trip.
      • Please refer to the district attendance policy.