When To Keep Your Child Home From School
Please help us keep our classrooms healthy and give your child the time she/he needs to rest and recuperate!
Your child should stay at home for the following reasons:
If your child will be absent from school due to illness, please contact your school's Attendance Line by calling your school's main number and selecting the Attendance Line option. The attendance line is available 24 hours so you may leave a message at night if you realize your student is ill and will not be attending school the next morning.Absences due to student illness are considered an excused absence.Questions? Contact Nurse Lee or your school office.
- A temperature (fever) of 100 degrees or higher
- If your child has an elevated temperature, he/she should remain home until it is normal (98.6 degrees) for 24 hours without the aid of medication
- Nausea or vomiting during the night
- An undiagnosed rash
- Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
- Runny nose with copious discharge or severe congestion
Parent and Preteen Classes at Stanford Children's Health
Heart to Heart is an informative, humorous and lively discussion on the topics of puberty, the opposite sex, and growing up. The sessions set parents and their pre-teens on a straight course for talking with one another on these very important issues. Separate seminars are available for boys and girls at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Campbell Community Center. Classes fill quickly, so reserve early. Stanford Children's Health Classes and Heart to Heart website
About District Nurse Cristina Lee
District Nurse Cristina Lee, RN, PHN, MSN, shares her time between Argonaut, Foothill, Redwood, and Saratoga Schools. She also works in the district office checking new student files and preparing information and materials to help contribute to the overall health of SUSD families and staff. Please visit this page for newsletters and health updates. To contact Nurse Lee, please call (408) 867-3424, x229 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.