A few reminders:
- Students must be kept home 24 hours free of vomiting, diarrhea or fever without the aid of medications
- Students with strep throat or conjunctivitis (pink eye) or other communicable illnesses must be on medication 24 hours before returning to school
Did you know that lost glasses get turned in to the nurse? If your child has lost their glasses, please have them check with the nurse. I currently have MANY MANY pairs of glasses seeking their owner!! Glasses left in my office after one year are donated.
Be advised, in an effort to go green, forms will no longer routinely be mailed home. Forms will still be available directly from the nurse's office upon request or may be downloaded and printed from this web page at any time.
Students must have a written order from a doctor or APN to take any medication in school. This includes over the counter medications like Benadryl, Tylenol, cough drops, eye drops, sunscreen etc.
All orders are valid for the school year unless a shorter duration is specified and all medication orders MUST be renewed each school year if the medication is to be given the next school year. It is the parent's/guardian's responsibility to contact the nurse that there will be a re-order for next year. There are no exceptions.
If you would like for your child to have medications in school, please use this form:
Medications in School.doc
- Medications once ordered, MUST be dropped off and pick up by parents.
- Students may not carry medications to school except those medically approved to carry inhalers, Epi pens and diabetic supplies.
- Medications must not be expired. Expired medications are subject to disposal
- Prescription medications must be in the original labeled container from the pharmacy
- Medications left in the office at the end of the school year will be disposed of.
Specific Medications/ Conditions:
If your child requires the use of an inhaler in school, please use these forms, these orders need to be renewed at the beginning of each school year:
Children with allergies requiring the use of Epi-pens and/or Benadryl should have this form completed at the beginning of each school year:
If your child has a history of seizures and requires a seizure action plan, we ask that you get the following form completed by your child's physician annually:
This form is the Emergency care plan to communicate any health needs your child may have that may cause a significant event
All middle school students need to have a physical if they are going to participate in school-sponsored sports. Physicals remain valid for 365 days and must be approved by the school physician.
The following must be submitted in order to participate:
Coaches Emergency contact sheet - please submit directly to the coach
Students with physicals submitted and in good standing that wish to participate in additional seasons and have physicals over 90 days will need to fill out a "short form" update sheet:
Elementary school students needing physicals can utilize this form; Middle school students that have no intention of participating in sports may also utilize this form:
All students registering for school must submit a complete immunization record prior to entry. In addition, a physical must also be submitted in a timely fashion. The student may be subject to exclusion if the requirements are not met.
Are performed in the springtime for grades 5 and 7. Students are not required to undress for the screening process. A light t-shirt is suitable for performing the screening. Any abnormal results shall be notified to parents. If you wish to exempt your child from scoliosis screening, please email the school nurse firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of March.