Guidelines for Student Absences

  • Students should not be sent to school with these health problems:

    -          Fever of 100.0 F or greater without fever reducing medication.

    -          Repeated vomiting or diarrhea in the past 12 hours.

    -          Pink Eye: red, itchy eyes with green or yellow discharge but NO allergy symptoms.

    -          ANY illness when the child is not able function normally in the classroom without pain/discomfort. Such illnesses may include but not limited to: severe sore throat, excessive cough, headache, earache, or stomachache.

    -          Injuries or surgical procedures that require narcotic medication prior to or during the school day.

    Call your child’s physician or the school nurse if there is a question as to whether a student needs medical attention or may attend school with an illness or injury.