Please keep your child home if they are sick with flu or flu-like symptoms and until fever free for at least 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medications.
*Flu symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, feeling tired and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea (more common in children than adults). Some people with the flu will not have a fever.
*Flu symptoms should be absent or minimal for those 24 hours in order to return to school.
*People with flu may be able to infect others from 1 day before getting sick to up to 5 to 7 days after. Severely ill people or young children may be able to spread the flu longer, especially if they still have symptoms.
*Take your child to the doctor immediately if your child develops:
Attention All Students Involved in Sports:
Sports Physical: A student must pass a pre-sport physical exam. A physical examination form signed by a physician and a parental release must be on file at the office BEFORE tryouts, practice, or competitions. For more information, see the school nurse and/or refer to the form linked on the right side of this web page.
It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school every time a student is absent.
NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.
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