In order to minimize the spread of illness in the school, please review our policies below:
Children with any of the following symptoms must be kept home or will be sent home if already at school:
Appearance and Behavior - Unusually tired, pale, lack of appetite, confused, or irritable
Eyes - Thick mucus or other draining from the eye; Pink Eye
Fever - Temperature of 100 degrees or more
Nasal Discharge/Cough - Continuing nasal discharge and/or chronic cough
Sore Throat - Especially with fever, swollen glands, a cough
Diarrhea - Please keep home - student may return to school after there have been no episodes for 24 hours.
Vomiting - Please keep home - student may return to school after there have been no vomiting episodes for 24 hours.
Rash - Body rash with fever or itching
Ear Infection - If no fever, does not need to stay home; however, the child should see a healthcare provider
Lice - Children may not return to school until they have been treated and are free of lice and nits (eggs).
Bottom Line: If you suspect your child is coming down with a cold, the flu, or any other illness, please keep him/her home.
Any student taking antibiotics may return to school after 24 hours on the medication, if his/her symptoms are significantly reduced.