With any illness the bottom line is: keep your child home from school if he or she is sick.
From time to time head lice make their unwelcome appearance at school. If you find head lice on your child, please notify the school nurse.
Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious disease most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It is most frequently found in teenagers and young adults, but anyone can get it.
Streptococcal sore throat (pharyngitis) is an acute bacterial infection, most common in children between the ages of 5-15, although anyone can get it.
Conjunctivitis is a common infection affecting one or both eyes that causes the white of the eye to appear pink or red. It can be caused by allergens, foreign objects, bacterial or viral infections. Students must see a health care provider if viral or bacterial conjunctivitis is suspected.