School Nurse

From the Nurse’s Office


Under PA law, specifically the PA School Code

A. Parents are required to notify the school by phone or email if their child is going to be absent from school for any reason!

B. Upon return to school, parents are required, by law, to provide a handwritten note stating the reason for the student’s absence.

C. An absence of three(3) or more consecutive days requires a physician’s note regarding the nature and treatment of the illness.

D. Please note: students who are absent from school due to illness or are sent home ill from school are NOT permitted to participate in after-school activities including but not limited to: musical performances, athletic practices/games, drama practices/performances, music lessons/band practice, and after-school club activities.

***This information was discussed at both Back to School Nights and can be found in the Student/Parent Handbook