Southington Public Schools – Cancelled - 1/17/18
Southington public and non-public schools are cancelled. All evening classes, all extra-curricular activities and all out-of-town transportation are also cancelled.
Denise Berry RN
Lori Danko LPN
Elizabeth McQuatters LPN
Phone: 860-628-3275 Ext. 5
Our nursing role as a liaison among students, family, health care providers, educators and support staff fosters each student to achieve their highest level of academic success.
Athletic eligibility requires full participation in PE class. Parents/Guardians will need to register their student on FamilyID.com
When Your Child Is Ill
The school nurse will ask parents/legal guardians to pick up a student who becomes ill during school hours or who has an illness or injury that, in the professional judgment of the school nurse, needs to be observed at home or assessed by a medical doctor.
Examples may include, but are not limited to:
9-1-1 will be called in an emergency for immediate transportation to the hospital.
REMINDER: If you are calling your child out ill please notify the attendance person in the Main Office at 860-628-3275 ext 4 .
Staying Home From School
To safeguard the health of all students, we ask parents/legal guardians to monitor their children for possible communicable diseases.
Students should stay home from school if they:
Students should remain home,
7th grade entry requirements
Please make note of the following:
Will start after Thanksgiving. Postural screening will be conducted in school on female students in 7th grade and male students in 8th grade. The purpose of this program is to recognize the signs of spinal curvature at its earliest stages so that the need for treatment can be determined.
Medication Policy (click here for SPS Medication Administration Plan)
6. Parents or legal guardians are responsible for supplying the nurse with all medications ordered. All medications must be delivered in the original labeled containers to the licensed nursing personnel by a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult.
You may request that the pharmacist prepare two separate bottles if the medication is to be given at home and at school. No medication will be accepted in envelopes or baggies. Do not send any type of pills, drops, lotions, ointments, creams, liquids, or injected substances to school with your child.
Medication pick up Reminder-
All medication must be picked up from health office by an adult no later than 12pm on last day of school. If not picked up, medication will be destroyed and disposed of as stated in the school Medication Administration Policy.