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Email If Your Student Will Be Absent

Absences for A-L

Rachel Beebe
(408) 347-7171 

Absences for M-Z

Kym Quach 
(408) 347-7027
If your student is going to be absent, please be sure to follow the instructions below. 
For your convenience, you can now email your student's absence to report it!**

Please be sure to include the student name and ID number,

date of absence and reason for absense in the email.

Report Absences using the email addresses above

Saturday School FAQs

My student got an invitation to Saturday School.  What does this mean? 


The East Side Union High School District and EVHS believe that all students should be in class every day.  Only by attending school are students able to realize their potential and succeed academically.  Even absences for excused reasons cause students to fall behind - there is simply no substitute for being in school.

Absences from school also cause EVHS to lose money, as all schools are funded by how many students attend school.  This money goes to fund AP classes, tutoring, and other important programs.  

Attendance Recovery (Saturday School) is used to provide students an opportunity to make up lost time.  It also allows the school to receive additional funding that would otherwise be lost.   Saturday school is staffed by an EV teacher and typically consists of study hall time, community service, and some time for physical education.  Breakfast is provided.  

There are two types of Saturday School: 


Voluntary (for Attendance Recovery Only) 

If you received an invitation to Saturday school for attendance recovery, your student’s attendance at Saturday school is voluntary.  We strongly suggest your student attend.  This not only brings much needed funds back to EVHS, but more importantly, it allows time for your student to catch up academically.  Your student will also have time to receive tutoring or academic help from a certificated EV teacher.  There are no consequences for not attending a voluntary Saturday school.  


Mandatory (for Unexcused Absences per the Student Attendance Review Board)

If you received an invitation to Saturday school for an unexcused absence per the Student Attendance Review Board (SARB), your student’s attendance is mandatory.  Truancy can lead to serious consequences, and it is important that your student be in class each and every day.  If your student does not attend a mandatory Saturday school, they may be assigned mandatory lunch detentions.  If the student’s attendance does not improve, further consequences (including a mediation at the District Office, San Jose Police citation, loss of driving privileges, or court assigned community service) may result.  

ESUHSD Attendance and Discipline Information

  • Please click here to view Evergreen Valley's attendance policies. 
  • Please use this link to see the district's website for details.

Attendance Policy and Procedures

Maintaining good attendance is essential for maximizing your academic achievement. It lays the foundation you need to do well in school and succeed later in life. Research shows that good attendance is one of the biggest indicators of student success ­ students who are at school more often simply do better!

When a student is absent, the student's parent MUST contact the attendance office daily via email or phone to report the absence.

Extended absences due to illness require that a parent contact the attendance office and provide a note from the student's physician.  

Please note, you must report the absence each day the student misses school.  Unreported absences will remain unexcused permanently if timely notification is not received.

  • Use the email address and/or phone numbers above to contact the correct Attendance staff

Whenever possible, medical or dental appointments should always be made after school.  If it is necessary to make an appointment during the school day, parents may call or provide the attendance office with a note signed by the parent for an Advance Admit Pass.  Leaving campus without school authorization will result in disciplinary action. Students found outside of school during school hours are subject to disciplinary action and/or citation by the San Jose Police Department. 

When a student is absent, Evergreen Valley High School will call the student's home indicating the student's absence.  

Parents can also register for Parent Connect from the Evergreen Valley High School website (www.evhs.schoolloop.com). Once fully registered, parents can view daily attendance and review grading period marks. Parent Connect is a username and password system. To guarantee that only parents can view their student's attendance and grade information parents will be need to visit school before being issued their Parent Connect password.

Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử

(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.