• Your child will need to be picked up from school if the following symptoms develop:

    Fever of 100.0°F or higher (must be fever free for 24 hours to return to school, without fever reducing medication)

    Vomiting/Diarrhea (must be vomit/diarrhea free for 24 hours to return to school)

    Symptoms of a communicable disease, such as an undetermined rash*

    Child feels too ill to remain at school

    Persistent, unrelieved cough

    Live head lice 

    When returning to school after an illness the student must bring a note from the parent/guardian or physician explaining the absence.

    *Students with conditions requiring a physician’s release to re-enter school must take that note to the school nurse before going to class.

    CONTAGIOUS CONDITIONS/ILLNESSES

    To protect our students from contagious illnesses, students infected with certain diseases are not allowed to come to school while contagious. If a parent suspects that his/her child has a contagious disease the parent should contact the school nurse or principal so the other students who might have been exposed to the disease can be alerted.

    Chicken Pox (Varicella) – Child may return to school after all blisters have crusted.

    Impetigo (bacterial rash) – Child may return to school with written permission from the physician after treatment has begun.*

    Pediculosis (head lice) – Child may return to school after treatment with a medicated shampoo or lotion formulated for head lice has been used. The child must see the nurse before going to class.

    Conjunctivitis (pink eye) – Child may return to school with written permission from the physician or when the eyes are clear.*

    Ringworm of the scalp – Child may return to school with written permission from the physician after treatment has begun.*

    Ringworm of the skin – The affected area must stay covered until rash is gone.

    Scabies – Child may return with written permission from the physician after treatment.*

    Tuberculosis (TB) – Child may return to school with written permission from the physician after treatment has begun.*

    *Students with conditions requiring a physician’s release to re-enter school must take that note to the school nurse before going to class.