Head lice are very common and easy to check for. It has nothing to do with the cleanliness of the environment, but they are spread by head-to-head contact which can sometimes happen at school.
If we do see nits or adult lice in your child’s hair, we will inform you by phone and a letter home…. Read more »
We did have a 4-legged visitor last week – a young coyote was spotted walking on the Millenium Trail. Now is the time of mating season so we may see our furry friends out and about more than normal. Noise is the best way to ‘haze’ and we will use our outside bells to deter any future visitors…. Read more »
Stomach flu, or gastroenteritis, can spread very quickly in schools, resulting in high levels of absenteeism. The virus can live for a long time on surfaces so effective cleaning and disinfecting is important. As with most contagious illnesses, hand washing is also a very important preventive measure.
People can still spread a gastrointestinal virus for several days after they recover…. Read more »