When to keep your Child at Home:
If your child wakes up in the morning with a headache, stomach ache, or generally not feeling well, please keep him/ her home. You may bring your child in at a later time, if he/ she is feeling better. Please email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE KEEP THEM HOME IF THEY HAVE A FEVER, VOMITING, DIARRHEA. They are to be symptom free for 24 hours without the aid of medication prior to returning to school.
- Please be sure your child’s medical information is current on your child’s Sycamore account.
- Medications will be accepted on an individual basis and administered only as prescribed by a physician.
- All medications should be sent to school office in the original container, with the prescription label attached, including the physician’s directions for dispensing the medication. All medicines must have a “MEDICINE ADMINISTRATION FORM” with them.
- Non-prescription (over the counter) medications will be accepted on an individual basis as provided by the parent or legal guardian provided a completed authorization to give medicine form (included in registration packet) is on file in the office. Prolonged use of non-prescription medication is discouraged. Physician or health care provider approval is required for use of non-prescription medication. The medication is to be sent in the original container. Examples include cough drops, Tylenol/aspirin, lotions, creams, etc.
Kentucky Department of Health requires health records be maintained for all students.
Immunizations- Immunizations must be current for all students. Children in pre-Kindergarten should have their Kindergarten immunizations at their 4-year-old doctor visit. Please check with your pediatrician regarding expiration dates.
Eye Exam- Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic elementary schools require proof of a vision examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist. Submit proof to the school no later than January 1st of the FIRST year that a three (3), four (4), five (5) or six (6) year old child is enrolled. Vision examination information may be reported on the Kentucky/Archdiocese of Louisville Eye Examination Form for School Entry.
Physicals- We want all of our students to maintain regular physical exams. Physical exams are required for all incoming sixth grade students before the school year begins.
A letter will be issued as needed to either grade level or school wide for any communicable disease (chickenpox, head lice, etc.) confirmed by a doctor.