How do I mark a student late or add reasons for absences?

Was your student absent due to a sickness or late to class? You can easily add these additional attendance notes regarding a student’s absence.

Start by clicking on the label icon that appears next to the check-mark and “x” icon. A unique dropdown will appear based on whether the student is present or absent. If you are creating a note about an absent student, the default options will be “sick” or “vacation” and if creating a note about a present student, the default option will be "late".

You can also create custom notes by clicking on the “Other” option. 

When you do, a window will appear where you can write your own note, just be sure to keep it within 10 characters!

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    School Teacher

    How can I add our own categories to the custom drop down list of reasons

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    Kynan Gallagher

    Sorry for the delay! If you choose other you can supply your own custom reason. If you have any more questions please reach out to us at or using the in-app live chat and we'll help you promptly :)

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