The school nurse is available to students, parents, teachers and staff from 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
HEALTH OFFICE PASS: All students must have a pass from their teacher before he/she will be admitted to the Health Office (emergency excepted). Students coming to the Health Office between classes must first check in with their next period teacher and obtain a pass. Students may rest in the Health Office for 30 min. They are then sent back to class or home. OFF CAMPUS PASSES: Passes for doctor and dentist appointments are issued before 7:55 am, between classes, and during lunch by the Attendance Office. Requests for passes must be accompanied by a dated note from parents. Students going home due to illnesses must sign out through the Health Office.
ILLNESS: Students wishing to leave campus because of illness or injury must have their parents (or a person listed on their emergency card) permission before they can be released. A phone call will be made from the Health Office to obtain permission.
INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS: All injuries that occur during school or any school sponsored activity and which require medical attention must be reported to the school nurse within 24 hours. Obtain a note from the physician for a Physical Education Exemption.CASTS AND CRUTCHES: All students wishing to attend school in a cast or using crutches must first obtain a release from their physician. The school nurse will then provide them with a readmit slip to class. A pass to leave class early will be issued as needed.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION EXCUSES: All students requiring a temporary exemption must submit a note from their parent or their physician. An exemption of five or more days will be granted only if a physician’s note is received.
MEDICATION: Students will not be permitted to have in their possession or take any medication (either prescription or over the counter) at school unless the necessary form is completed by the physician and parent. Inhalers may be carried only if the physician certifies in writing that this is necessary. Please obtain the necessary form from the Health Office or school web site. Medication brought to school must be in a properly labeled pharmacy container and is to be stored in the Health Office. Only a one month supply may be kept at school. School personnel may not dispense any medication to students unless the medication form is filled out.