The end of February there were parent-teacher conference at difficult child's middle school. This is mid-quarter. difficult child was out sick the week of Feb. 10th. He had temp. of 104. I did take him to the doctor. Ofcourse the mid-quarter grades were due the end of that week. Principal tells me his mid-quarter report card is not his true grade, as those were due in the week he was sick and do not reflect the work he has made up. Ok. i'm fine. husband, myself and difficult child go to first to gym teacher. (I never met her before. difficult child complains about her). Gym teacher says he has an F. difficult child freaks out. I ask why. She shows me the grade book. Each day he was absent he received a zero/F. (5 days of gym). I ask here how he can get a zero/F when he was sick. I am told he did not participate in class, therefore he gets a zero - F. We had words and she told me to take it up with the principal. I marched right on down there. She will check on it. Go to next teacher - SAME thing. only 4 big assignments. Last one was video/test. He was sick. F. march right back to principal. she will check on it. Other classes could of been better but were ok. French he missed a quiz and a test to be made up. Mean while husband never said a single word to any one of the teachers. Principal gets back to me about one of the video. Teacher will have him do a different assignment to make up the work. Gym..no word. After three weeks I contact principal again. Told her I took difficult child to the doctor that week and I will get a slip if needed. Later she replies that she had those absences changed to "medical leave". ?? I checked the district website, and according to the district grading policy it states: Lower grades may not be given for late work due to excused absences, suspension or truancy, unless the work is submitted later than agreed upon deadlines. French has yet to be made up. Teacher had jury duty for two weeks, then was out sick for a week. Today is the day he is suppose to spend his lunch in there to re do this. Spring break begins tomorrow after school. Quarter ends the week they get back. Guess what. He is sick! Came home yesterday at noon. 100 temp, stomach flu. Still has temp and feeling bad today. Should I - send an email to the gym teacher? I do not want him to get a zero / F for the past two days. or should I just speak to the principal? they cannot give him a zero / F when he is sick. They must provide make-up work or excuse him. Gym teacher refused to do that last time. I do not know how to handle this.