Health Highlights - April 2017
Posted on 04/01/2017

Nurse’s Notes for April 2017

By Cindy Hudock, RN, BSN, CSN
School Nurse (ext. 205)
chudock@franklinschool.org

We are hoping that the warmer weather will arrive soon!  As the weather starts to get warmer, the way students dress for school will also change.  Please look over the Dress Code as outlined in the Parent/Student Handbook.  Here are some of the main issues that often occur. “Shorts, skirts and dresses must be at least fingertip length, appropriate and modest.”  Spaghetti-strap tops or dresses, etc. are not to be worn.  Regular shoes or sneakers must be worn.  Flip-flop type of shoes are not considered “regular,” nor are they safe to wear in school. 

REMINDER TO ALL FIFTH GRADE PARENTS- Please follow up with your Physician regarding the vaccines that will be required before your child enters sixth grade.  Students will not be allowed to begin school in September unless these vaccines have been obtained.  Information was sent home to you earlier in the year.  Incoming sixth grade students in September will be required to have had one dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) given no earlier than the 10th birthday; they will also need one dose of a meningococcal containing vaccine when they turn 11 years of age and attending grade six.  We will need documentation from your physician before the first day of School in September.