•  nurse

    Dear Parents,
     

    Welcome to Kingwood Middle School! I look forward to a great first year working with you to provide the best possible care for your children. In order to do this, I am asking for your help in maintaining a healthy environment for your children as well as the other children in our school.

    In an effort to avoid students in the clinic feeling ill first thing in the morning, please use the following guidelines when determining whether or not to send your child to school. Your child is missing class time by being in the clinic if he or she is ill. If you have any questions about whether or not to send your child to school, please call the clinic.

     

    Children should be kept home from school for the following reasons:

    1.      has had a temperature of 100 degrees or more in the last 24 hours

    2.      has any vomiting the night before, or the morning of school

    3.      has diarrhea the night before, or the day of school

    4.      a persistent cough

    5.      a continually runny nose with white, green, or yellow mucus

    6.     eyes that appear red and weeping

    7.      a rash of unknown cause anywhere on the body

    Please make sure that your child’s Emergency Phone Numbers and Health Inventory are current. Please notify the school of any changes during the school year in writing or in person in the front office.

    The Health Inventory enables the school staff to understand and meet the special health needs of your child. Please list all current medications and health conditions.

    ALL MEDICATIONS MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CLINIC BY THE PARENT OR AN ADULT. NO CHILD IS ALLOWED TO BRING MEDICATION TO SCHOOL.

    All medication (prescription or non-prescription) must be supplied in their original containers and will be kept in the clinic. Prescription medication must have the label from the pharmacy with the child’s name, and will require a Humble Medication Form to be completed by the doctor. These forms are available in the clinic and online in the important documents tab.

    Let’s make sure your child(ren) are healthy and ready to learn when they arrive at school.

     

    Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call me. I am looking forward to a healthy year of learning at Kingwood Middle School.
    Nurse Poole