All medications must come in their original bottle. Written parental permission is required for all non-prescription medications. Written parental permission and physician orders are required for any prescription medication.
New cards are given out at the beginning of each new school year. Please return them the first week of school. Be sure your WORK NUMBERS are always current in case of an emergency. Also, please check to make sure you have an alternate person listed, in case parents/guardians cannot be reached.
Incoming 7th grade students must show proof of having received two Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations, three Hepatitis B vaccinations, and two Varicella vaccinations or doctor’s statement regarding proof of the disease (Chickenpox). Also, a Diphtheria and Tetanus vaccination after the age of 11 is required. Please provide the dates of these immunizations to our Health Office by mid-August. We MUST have this information BEFORE the first day of school.
WHEN IS YOUR CHILD OKAY TO COME TO SCHOOL?
Students must be fever free and should not exhibit vomiting or diarrhea of unknown cause while in school. They cannot come back to school until they have been fever free and haven’t vomited or had diarrhea for 24 hours. If your child was put on an antibiotic for an illness, they must be on the antibiotic for 24 hours before returning to school.
WHAT IF MY CHILD NEEDS TO MISS PHYSICAL EDUCATION?
It is understood there may be an occasional time that a student may not be able to participate in Physical Education class. If that is the case, the parent must write a note stating the reason. A parent note can excuse the student for up to 3 days. If they need to be absent more than 3 days, a health care provider’s excuse is required.