ABSENCE FROM SCHOOL:
If your child is going to miss school for ANY reason, please call the school office at 739-5820 or send a note giving the name of your student, the student's teacher, the reason for the absence and the day/date the student(s) will be absent. This procedure will prevent unnecessary calls to the home as all absences must be verified by our office staff for State and District Compliance.
Parents, if you are planning to have your child/children out of school for 5 or more consecutive days, please speak with our attendance clerk as soon as possible to set up an Independent Study Contract.
Should I Keep My Child Home?
Green Light- Child does attend school with the following:
-Stomach ache without other symptoms
-Lack of sleep
-Reluctance to attend due to emotional factors.
-Chronic runny nose
-Sore throat without fear
-Fever 100 degrees of higher in the morning
-More than one episode of vomiting or diarrhea
-Untreated ear infection, symptoms of pink eye, impetigo or ringworm (unless area can be covered)
-Chicken Pox-until all lesions are crusted and dry (usually 7-10 days)
-Rash with fever
-Untreated head lice
-Sore throat with fever
-Runny nose wih thick green mucous
Medications: All medications need to be processed through the health office by an adult. Children may never transport medication to school. Also, if your child has a fever, they need to stay home. Do not medicate the fever and send them to s