Excuse notes or phone calls from parents on the following day will not be honored.
Whenever possible, visits should be made during free time for routine paperwork, sports clearances, and minor health issues (mosquito bites, band aids, mild colds, etc.)
Students who have medical or dental appointments during school hours should bring a note from their parent/guardian with the requested time of release, name of physician, and phone number. All appointments will be verified. Students must sign out in the medical office and if they return to school sign back in the medical office.
Any student on medication, including inhalers, that must be taken during school hours must see the school nurse for review.
All injuries, no matter how slight, should be reported to the medical office.
Interim health forms may be submitted two weeks prior to the beginning of a sport season. Forms handed in by will be on the clearance list at . Students whose names are not on the list should check with the medical office.
Physical Education Medical Excuses
All excuses are processed through the medical office. Long-term excuses require a physician's note including the diagnosis and length of time excused. Retroactive doctor's notes will not be accepted.
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
The are four defibrillators in the school. (In each classroom is a green wall-mounted card that lists the locations of the AEDs). One is mounted on the wall located at the intersection where the science hallway meets the main hallway; a second one is located at the entrance to the gymnasium; a third one is located on the ground floor across from the elevator; the fourth is located on the second floor across from the elevator. The AED is an emergency device that is used to restart a person’s failed heartbeat. Immediately seek emergency help from the medical office.