Kindergarten Screening will be May 27 from 12:00-8:00, and May 28 from 8:00-2:00. Appointments will be scheduled starting mid-April. Please call at that time to schedule an appt.
Due to the numerous snow days that we have had, the District calendar has been amended. Please note the following days will be student days of attendance:
Monday, April 21
Friday, May 30th-11:30 Dismissal
INFLUENZA IN THE NEWS
Health Advisory Issued on Severe Strain of Influenza in Young and Middle Aged Adults
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory on Dec. 24 regarding early reports of a severe strain of influenza (pH1N1) in young and middle aged adults, with multiple associated hospitalizations. Many of the hospitalized patients required intensive care. Some fatalities have been reported. Influenza activity is expected to increase during the next few weeks.
KEY FACTS ABOUT INFLUENZA (FLU)
What is Influenza (also called the flu)?
Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can cause death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu shot each year.
Symptoms of the flu:
DO NOT SEND STUDENTS TO SCHOOL IF THEY HAVE A FEVER AND/OR YOU SUSPECT THEY HAVE INFLUENZA. PLEASE CALL YOUR PHYSICIAN IF THEY HAVE SYMPTOMS OF INFLUENZA.
More information can be found at www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm.