Optimal learning requires good emotional and physical health. DoDEA School Health Services works together with families and community for children's health. The school nurse at each DoDEA school works with the school administrator to provide an environment that promotes optimal wellness and safety for all students. The school nurse provides individualized quality health care for students, emphasizes health education at all levels and utilizes available community and school resources to promote an overall healthy lifestyle for students, staff and families. Some of the core services of a school nurse are:
The purpose of the School Health Services is to strengthen the educational process by improving the health status and health knowledge of students. The goal of the program is to help students become responsible for their own health and wellness.
The school nurse is not in a position to diagnosis your child's health concerns, to prescribe medication, or to offer a prognosis. Please allow your family's primary care physician to make all decisions regarding the health of your child.
Students who are ill should stay home for the protection of the child and others. If a student becomes ill during the school day, the parent or guardian will be notified to pick up the student. If a parent cannot be reached, the emergency contact person will be notified. If we are unable to reach the emergency contact, the sponsor's supervisor will be contacted.
Any student with the following symptoms or communicable diseases should not be sent to school, and will be sent home:
For the protection of your child and school staff, we must adhere to DoDEA standards of safety measures regarding the administration of medication.
Medications must be kept in a locked cabinet at school, with the exception of asthma medication. Students diagnosed with asthma must have doctor and parental permission to carry their medication as well as a signed statement taking responsibility for the proper use of the medication.
School Nurse: 910-907-0206
Children are not allowed to remain in school if their temperature is 100 degrees or more.
Please keep your emergency contact information up to date in case your child becomes ill and we need to contact you.
Injuries requiring minor first-aid treatment such as scrapes, cuts, minor burns, and insect stings will be managed at the school level by one of our Registered Nurses or other appropriate school personnel.
In the case of serious injury or illness the following procedure will be followed:
To be among the world's leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities in which they live.
Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in dynamic world.
By the end of the school year, all students will improve their reading skills by utilizing vocabulary strategies that focus on context clues and vocabulary development across the curriculum. Progress will be measured through the use of standardized and local assessments.
By the end of the school year, all students will increase proficiency in number sense in operations as measured by system wide and local assessments.