In compliance with Health and Safety Code, Chapter 37, Girls age 12 and Boys age 13, shall undergo screening for abnormal spinal curvature. We will begin these screenings in the Evans Clinic when we return from Thanksgiving break and hopefully complete the process by Dec 11.
12 year old girls are those whose birthdays fall between 05/01/2008 and 04/30/2009.
13 year old boys are those whose birthdays fall between 5/1/2007 and 4/30/2008.
The procedure for screening is very simple. See attached document for details.
Girls will need to wear a halter-top, sports bra or a two-piece swimsuit with pants, shorts, or skirt. Boys will wear their shorts or pants and only remove their shirts.
SCREENINGS FOR VIRTUAL STUDENTS
Health screenings for all students of McKinney ISD are performed in the first semester of the school year. This includes an opportunity for Virtual learners to be screened by district nurses.
All Screenings for Virtual students will be conducted at Central Administration Building the week of November 30 – December 4, 2020.
Please sign your up at this link for a date and time that works for your student.
Location: Central Administration Building #1 Duvall Street, McKinney 75069
When: November 30 – December 4th (see sign up link for times)
Texas States law Requires that the following students be screened for the following:
Vision and Hearing 7th grade
ALL students new to McKinney ISD
Acanthos Nigricans 7th grade
Spinal Girls with birth dates between 5/1/2008 and 4/30/2009
Boys with birth dates between 5/1/2007 and 4/30/2008
These screening help us identify possible health problems that could interfere with your child’s success at school.
Please have your child bring their glasses or contacts to the health screenings.
A district nurse or an MISD employee certified by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for spinal screenings will perform scoliosis screenings. These screenings require that Girls will need to wear a halter-top, sports bra or a two-piece swimsuit with pants, shorts, or skirt. Boys will wear their shorts or pants and only remove their shirts.
These will take place in an area that insures privacy
Nancy Yarbrough BSN RN
Evans Middle school nurse