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Dear Parents,

The safety and welfare of your student is of the utmost importance to Northland. In order to ensure this, certain health records must be in order and maintained.

  • Immunization records must be up to date. Click the following link to see the state requirements: 2018-19 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students K-12. If you know that you have not submitted updated information, please do this as soon as possible. I will be auditing files and contacting you if there are any deficiencies.
  • If a family claims an exemption for reasons of conscience, a signed affidavit must be obtained from the Texas Department of State Health Services and the original must be presented. This must be updated every two years.

  • Vision and Hearing screenings are required for grades Pre-K, Kinder, 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th and all new incoming students.
  • Spinal screenings are required for all 5th and 7th grade girls and 8th grade boys. Please email me if your student is already receiving treatment for scoliosis.
  • Please see the attached schedule for the screenings for each grade.
  • I will only contact you if your student does not pass the screening. Please understand that this is for screening only and diagnosis of a problem would have to come from your doctor.

Schedule for Hearing and Vision Screenings
  • Pre-K: September 24
  • Kinder: September 28
  • 1st grade: October 2
  • 3rd grade: October 2
  • 5th grade: September 28
  • New ES students: September 24
  • 7th grade girls: October 3
  • 7th grade boys:  October 9

Schedule for Spinal Screenings
  • 5th grade:** TBD
  • 7th grade girls:** October 3
  • 7th grade boys: October 9
**  For 5th and 7th grade girls spinal screening they will need to wear a sports bra or camisole on that day. They will be required to remove their uniform shirt for the assessment.

I look forward to caring for your student. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me at kgould@northlandchristian.org.

Kind regards,

Kristen Gould, RN, BSN