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Kindergarten Orientation. Peggy Mack, RN Certified School Nurse. Registration. March 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 9:30-11:30 & 12:45-2:15 To pick up a packet you will need proof of residency (DL, utility bill with name on it) Packets need to be returned on or before March 7. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Kindergarten Orientation Peggy Mack, RNCertified School Nurse

  • RegistrationMarch 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 9:30-11:30 & 12:45-2:15To pick up a packet you will need proof of residency (DL, utility bill with name on it)Packets need to be returned on or before March 7

  • What is needed to register your child?Original birth certificate Immunizations all up to datePhysical Exam - after 7/1/13, due to me by 6/20/14Proof of residency 4 documentsEmergency contact information

  • Growth & Development Health HistoryFill out front and back and sign.Include any health information relevant to your child.Any medical information you provide me is strictly confidential unless other staff members need to know (food allergies, seizures, asthma)

  • Medication PolicyPhysicians NoteParents permissionOriginal containerChildren are not allowed to deliver medications to school.You will be notified at the end of the year for medication pick up.Any questions, please call me.

  • Communicable DiseasesA Doctors note is required when your child has been absent with such diseases as Strep Throat, Scarlet Fever, Conjunctivitis, etc. If you have any questions, please keep in touch with me.Absences are medically excused with a signed doctors note for attendance purposes (not a written parent note).

  • IllnessesCommon cold OK for school, exceptionsFever child should be fever free for 24 hours, fevers over 100 in school will be sent homeDiarrhea do not send to school, if occurs at school you will be called to take your child homeVomiting any vomiting will be sent homeConjunctivitis clears quickly when treatedLice excluded from class, home until nit free

  • Food Allergies We take this matter very seriously. If your child has life threatening food allergies, see me for additional paperwork. Your child may be in a classroom with a student with severe food allergies. You will be notified at the beginning of the year regarding food restrictions in the classroom.

  • NutritionChildhood obesity is rising.Send healthy snacks: fruit, vegetables, yogurt, crackers, 100% fruit juices or milk.Avoid candy, sugary cookies, chips.For parties try sending a healthy alternative fruit kabobs or a non-edible surprise.

  • Orthopedic InjuriesIf your child requires an ace bandage, splint, or arm sling come in to the Health Office with a Doctors note.A crutch order is necessary from your Doctor.A Doctors note is needed to be excused from Physical Education Class.

  • ScreeningsHeight and weights - BMI calculations for 1st and 4th gradeBlood pressureVisionHearingScoliosis (Grade 5 or over 10 years old)

  • Special ActivitiesJump Rope for HeartHoliday Food and Clothing DrivesField DayBayview Helps its OwnWellness Activities walking club, animal fitness challenge, health ambassadors, nutrition/fitness assemblies, garden events

  • Open Door PolicyMy office is not only open to students and staff I am here for YOU!