Middle/High Health Services
Cyndi Aldrich, RN, BSN, M.Ed, HNB-BC (Holistic Nurse, Board Certified)
Certified Level 2 Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Practitioner
(978) 526-4194 FAX (978)-525-6468
Children of all ages must be physically, mentally and emotionally healthy so they are able to learn. Manchester Essex school nurses promote the health and safety of our students in school, at home, and in the community.
August 29, 2021
Physical exams and updated immunizations are required if your child is in grade 7 or 11. If you have not done so yet, please forward them to health services.
The following is the link to complete the Health Survey for those who have yet to complete it.
The flu: a guide for parents. https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/12/nc/the-flu-guide-for-parents.pdf
Feel free to look around the site to find useful links, guided meditation audio, belly breathing video and medical forms.
Do not hesitate to contact the school nurse should you have any questions or concerns.
Throughout a child's school career, the Massachusetts State Department of Public Health, School Health Unit, requires certain screenings to be completed by the School Nurse. The mandated screenings are listed below:
Vision and Hearing is tested in grades 7 & 10.
Spinal or Postural Screening is completed in grades 6-9. This screening for scoliosis is done yearly during these grades when the greatest growth spurts occur. If you choose not to have the screening performed by the School Nurse, the screening MUST be documented on the physical examination done be the child's Physician or Nurse Practitioner.
Physical Exams and BMI Screenings are required in grades 7 & 10.