Attendance at FHS (Virtual)

Procedures and policies regarding student attendance at Fairfax High School.

2020-2021 Fairfax High School - Parent (Virtual) Attendance Procedures



Attendance to all virtual classes is mandatory.


Monday Attendance:

  • All students must complete the on-line Asynchronous Monday check-in form by 11:59pm on Monday.
  • Lion Time teachers will be available to their students from 8:10-8:30.
  • Some students may be required to check in with their Lion Time teacher from 8:10-8:30.
  • From 8:40-11:30 students, will be able to connect with teachers to receive remediation or extra support


Tuesday - Friday Attendance:

  • Students are to log in to their scheduled class on time
  • Students are expected to participate in the class throughout the period



Must be excused by a parent or guardian by following one of the procedures below:


  1. Calling the Attendance Line at (703) 219-2211 and selecting
  • Option 1 or 2, based upon student’s last name (see below);
  • Option 3, for Spanish-speaking families


  1. Using the Online Attendance Form to report the absence.
  • This is necessary for full day and partial day absences
  • This procedure should also be used for temporary, sudden, or unexpected hardships that prevent a student from accessing their online classes (ex. power outage, loss of internet, etc.)


Attendance Line:  703-219-2211

  • Last Name (A-Lee) - Press 1
  • Last Name (Lef-Z) - Press 2
  • Spanish Speaking - Press 3