Health Office

Angie Preston, BSN, RN

phone: 816-297-2158 x 4006 fax (Central Office): 816-297-2980 email:

Health Attendance Guidelines

To ensure the health and safety of all of our students, we are asking parents to comply with the following guidelines to help reduce the spread of illness and infection during the school year.

  1. Any child who vomits or has diarrhea the night before or the morning of school should be kept home and remain at home until no vomiting or diarrhea is present for 24 hours without the aid of medication.

  2. Any child who has an elevated temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit should remain at home until the temperature has been normal for 24 hours without any fever-reducing medication.

  3. Any child his is coughing hard enough or frequent enough to interrupt the educational process for the child or classmates should be kept home until the coughing decreases.

  4. Any child who has red, watery, burning eyes, matting with drainage, especially if they are matted shut upon waking, should be kept home and may return after receiving 24 hours of antibiotic medication or with physician approval.

  5. Any child who looks or acts ill should be evaluated carefully before sending the child to school.

  6. Any child who has been to the doctor for possible infectious conditions should bring a note from the physician declaring that the child is not contagious and may return to school.

Parental cooperation in these matters will help ensure all of our student remain in good health throughout the school year.

The following link is to the pdf for of American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendations for school exclusion.


1) For parents of incoming 8th and 12th graders

Please be on the lookout for letters in the mail regarding the need for updated immunizations coming in April. If you have questions or concerns, please email the school nurse at Records may be submitted to the Central Office or faxed to 816-297-2980 (Central Office).

2) For parents of incoming kindergartners

Please follow up with your pediatrician, healthcare provider, or local health department to ensure that your child has had all of the required vaccinations prior to the start of school. Please submit your child's updated record to the Central Office or faxed to 816-297-2980 (Central Office).