INFORMATION ABOUT SCHOOL PHYSCIALS
***** New this year: all physicals may be done by your child’s private physician. *****
(The Health Appraisal form is available on the school website under the health office tab.)
-are new entrants
-are in grades 2, 4, 7, and 10
-participate in interscholastic sports
-apply for working papers
To be eligible to participate in interscholastic sports, all students must have a current physical on file in the health office prior to the start of each season. Physicals are valid for a period of 12 months through the last day of the month in which the physical was conducted.
According to state law, if any reason prevents you from having your child’s physical completed, be assured that your child will be examined in a timely manner by the school physician. Physicals are offered prior to each sport season as well as several dates in the spring. Parents must contact the health office between February 1st and March 31st if they want their child to obtain a physical at school.
Please contact the LMS Health Office with any questions, concerns, or to schedule your child’s physical. Contact us at 686-3225 or firstname.lastname@example.org before 3/31/12.
|HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE & EMERGENCY FORM||If your phone number changes during the school year, please contact the main office. The Health Questionnaire is mailed home in August and is to be turned into homeroom teacher in September.|
|GENERAL INFORMATION||Accidents and injuries are to be reported to the health office. If you become ill during school, obtain a pass from your teacher to go to the Health Office.|
|HEALTH SCREENING||Vision, hearing, and scoliosis screening is done throughout the school year. Parents will be notified by mail of any problems.|
|MEDICATION||All medication must be approved by both a physician and the parent. Medication is to be brought to the health office by a parent in the original container. Do not send medication to school with your child. Parent and Prescriber's Authorization for Administration of Medication in School form available in Health Office|
|PHYSICALS||Physicals are given to any student who wishes to participate on an interscholastic sport , new students to the district, and/or those students who may need working papers.|
|PHYSICAL EDUCATION||A parental excuse is acceptable for up to TWO class days per year. A physician's excuse is needed for any excuse longer than a week and must clearly state the length of time that the student will be excused and renewed every 4 weeks. If you child misses PE they may not participate in an interscholastic sport practice or game on that day. If your child has a physical limitation or restriction pertaining to Physical Education class, this requires a physicians authorization. Forms are available in the Health Office.|
|SPORTS||Students must have a current physical on record in the Health Office, or sign up for annual sport physical in the spring. Student athletes must meet the academic eligibility standard.|