Welcome Students, Parents and Staff
of the South School to the
2016-2017 School Year!
I invite you to view the entire nurse's web page to
get information about current issues in our school,
health room policies as well a general information
about health and wellness.
My goal is to promote the health and safety
of our students, staff and families.
Please feel free to contact me at anytime.
Sheila Sterling RN
South School Nurse
Office Hours: 7:30am to 2:20pm
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POSTURAL SCREENINGS ARE THIS WEEK
March 20th -March 24th
Grade 5 and Grade 6 postural screenings are being done
this week during your childs scheduled gym class. This is one
of the mandated screenings that is required by the state.
If you do not wish to have your child screened, you must send
in a letter staing you wish this screening to be waived and
provide a recent physical or letter from your childs doctor
stating they are screened by them.
Holbrook School District is committed to providing school environments
that promote and protect children’s health, well-being,
and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating
and physical activity.
Please click this link "Wellness Policies on Physical Activity and Nutrition" to read the policy.
ATTENTION 6TH GRADERS
All 6th grade students must submit physical and updated immunizations before the end of this school year to the South School nurse.
This physical must be done AFTER 8/28/16
This is a Massachusetts regulations that requires that this be completed PRIOR to 7th grade. Health files will be transferred at the end of the school year. So for this reason, all physicals MUST be on sent in before the last day of this school year
For those students who have a yearly physical that falls in July or August and cannot have one done sooner, please be sure I have a copy of the most recent physical and then prior to June, let me know the date they are scheduled over the summer. Thank you to all the parents who have sent in physicals or notified me of dates.
All 4th grade students are required to submit a recent physical. This physical should have already been submitted prior to entry to grade 4. If you have not done so yet, please send in a recent physical so that this mandated requirement is met.