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  • Please keep me home if...

    When should I keep my child home from school?

    A student should be kept home from school if they have: 

    • A fever of greater than or equal to 100.0 F. Must be fever free for 24 hours without the use of a fever reducer such as Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) or Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
    • Any vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours.
    • Unexplained rash or draining sores. (Provide Physician's note upon return to school)
    • Taking antibiotics for less than a full 24 hours from any contagious illness such as: Strep Throat, Impetigo, Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis).  (Physician's note required to return to school)
    • Lice or nits.  CHILD MUST BE CHECKED BY NURSE before returning to the classroom.
    • A cold in its active stages, with secretions and or cough that can not be controlled.

    If your child show signs and symptoms of illness in school it will be necessary for them to be picked up.  Please keep all Emergency Contact Information up to date.