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Students are to be kept out of school for the following reasons:

  • Temperature of 100.0 degrees or above - Students should be fever free for 24 hours, without fever reducing medications, before being sent back to school.
  • Pink eye - Keep home until student has had 24 hours of appropriate treatment.
  • Impetigo - Keep home until student has had appropriate treatment.
  • Head lice - Student must be free of live head lice to be in school.
  • Vomiting or diarrhea - Keep student home, with or without a fever, for 24 hours after LAST episode.
  • Strep throat - Keep home until student has had at least 24 hours of appropriate treatment and is fever free.
  • COVID-19 - Student must quarantine for 5 days and then may return to school wearing a mask at all times for 5 days.

These reasons listed are not the only reasons that children need to be kept home. It is intended to be a guide. ALWAYS check with your family doctor if you are uncomfortable about your child’s health.