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    Reporting an Absence

    When a student will be absent, his or her parent or guardian MUST call the primary phone number. As a reminder, West’s primary phone number is 708-449-6400.
       at the numbers listed below on the date of the absence, in order for the absence to be authorized. Parents should be ready to supply the following information when calling:

    • Student’s name and ID number
    • Date(s) of absence
    • Reason(s) for absence
    • Parent/Guardian’s name, and relationship
    • A daytime phone number where the parent/guardian can be reached


    Please refer to the Parent-Student Handbook for more information regarding student attendance. Read the Attendance Policy Here