Illness and Injury
Students who are ill or injured at school must be seen by the nurse. Teachers may choose to handle minor injuries in the classroom. The nurse or principal will notify the parent if the student needs to be sent home and/or if medical attention is necessary. Students are not permitted to call their parents for release.
It will be at the nurse's discretion whether or not to return the student to class or to exclude the student from school. School exclusions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.A temperature of 100°F or greater2.Skin rash of undetermined origin3.Draining wound that cannot be adequately covered to prevent spread of possible infection.4.Lice infestation5.Vomiting/diarrhea6.Injury requiring medical attention
A. At the beginning of each school year, a Health Inventory Form will be sent home with students. This form will provide the following information:
Parents are responsible for completing and signing this form and returning it to the school nurse as soon as possible. It is imperative that the school have the most current information on file. Parents must contact the school nurse if any of the information should change throughout the school year.