• Frequently Asked Questions
     
     
    • How do I report my child absent?  To report an absence, use the PickUp Patrol app and go to "Plan Change".  Change your child to "Absent" and state the reason for the absence.  Please do not email teachers to report an absence as the Main Office does the attendance.                                                                                                                                                                                                          
    • Do I need to report my child absent every day when they stay home?  Yes, using PickUp Patrol
    •  How do I notify the office if I need to pick my child up early?  Do a "Plan Change" in PickUp Patrol.  Change to "Early Dismissal" and select a pickup time. 
    • Does my child need an annual school physical?  No, only new students are required to have a physical on entrance.
    • What temperature is considered a fever?  Any temperature over 100 is considered a fever.
    • My child has a fever.  When can they return to school?  A child must be fever-free for 24 hours without Tylenol or Advil before returning to school. 
    • How soon can my child return to school after having gastrointestinal symptoms (vomiting or diarrhea)?   A child must be symptom-free for 24 hours before returning to school. 
    • Can I send in cough drops for my child?  Yes, but parents must also send in a completed Over-the-Counter Medication form (which can be found and downloaded from this website).    
    • I treated my child or one of their siblings for head lice.  Should I call the school nurse?  Yes, please report head lice to the nurse. 
    • Should I let the school nurse know if my child has been absent due to strep throat, conjunctivitis or other communicable diseases?  Yes.
    • Can I write a note to excuse my child for gym & recess?  Yes, parents can write an excuse for up to one week.  A note from a physician is required for gym excuses that extend beyond one week. 
    • Will my child need a doctor's note for crutches?  Yes.
    • How often do I need to get a new doctor's order for medication given at school?  Yearly.
    • How often do I need to complete an authorization form for over-the-counter medication?  Yearly. 
    • When my child gets new immunizations should I send the record to school?  Yes.  Please email copies of new vaccination records to the nurse so that she can update your child's health record.