The School Nurse performs the following health related services at our school.
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:
*Parents are encouraged to inform the School Nurse of any significant health concerns/issues, medication changes/additions, and diagnoses of their children as soon as possible to ensure proper care during the school day.
DoDEA policy states that a child must be fever free (temperature less than 100°) for 24 hours WITHOUT Tylenol or Motrin. Unfortunately, many children return to school the day after they have been sent home with 100°+ temps. These children are still potentially infectious and they will be sent back home. Please help us protect our large population from the spread of all infectious occurrences.
For the protection of your child and school staff, we must adhere to DoDEA standards of safety measures regarding the administration of medication.
School Nurse: 845-938-2069
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:
Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.
West Point Elementary School provides opportunities for all students to achieve their personal best and to become caring, respectful, and responsible citizens. Our school strives to create a differentiated learning environment to ensure that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. We work with the community to motivate and enable all students to be life-long 21st century learners.
By 2017, all students will increase reading comprehension by analyzing and applying information read as measured by selected system-wide assessments.
By June 2017, all students will increase communication skills through the use of the Six +1 Traits of Writing Model to write clearly and effectively across the curriculum as measured by selected system-wide and local assessments.