If the student has any permanent health problem or is taking a particular medication during school hours, the student counselor and the administration of the stage should be informed about the student's health.
School nurses keep all medications used by students within schools and the student is not allowed to keep any medication with them. An exception is asthma sprays and Epi-Pen injunctions that treat life-threatening allergies.
- If the head lice are found, the student will be sent home immediately and will not be allowed to return to school for at least three days. The school nurse examines the student upon returning to school before admission to the class.
- Management will notify other parents as a precautionary step in the occasion a student is reported to have lice in their son or daughter's class.
- Check on the child to prevent infection spread.
Keep the child at home
A non-healthy child cannot learn properly or participate effectively in the classroom. Staying sick at home helps to reduce the spread of diseases among students and allows them to rest and heal.
It is recommended to keep your child home in case of having the following symptoms:
- Vomiting and / or diarrhea: A child suffering from any of these symptoms should remain at home and not return to school until 12 hours have elapsed.
- High fever of 38 degrees Celsius or 100 degrees Fahrenheit and above: Even if controlled by giving medicines, the student must stay at home and return to school only after 12 hours have elapsed.
- Conjunctivitis: a student infected with conjunctivitis (pink eye) should stay at home and return to school after 12 hours have elapsed from giving the first dose of prescribing dug.
- Common infectious diseases such as skin rashes to stay at home as they are most susceptible to infection and spread in the early stages of life.
- A child suffering from a severe rash should not attend school unless examined by a medical specialist and diagnosed as non-infectious in addition to being examined by the clinic nurse before returning to class.
Communication with parents: -
- The health counselor will communicate with the parents in case of a students' illness to inquire about the type and quantity of the medicine.
- Or to come and pick up the child if necessary.
- Take the child to the hospital if necessary, after getting parents’ consent.
School Bus Safety For All Students
Bus Safety Procedures
- Parents, schools, and students share responsibility for maintaining security and safety while traveling on the school bus.
- There is also an assigned bus supervisor to monitor students dispatch in the early morning on each bus.
- Inside each bus, there is a supervisor responsible for the safety and security of students accompanying them until they arrive at their homes.
- All students are expected to abide by the instructions on the use of school buses and must adjust their behavior to ensure the safety and security of everyone on the move.
- You must follow the laws and demonstrate the correct behaviors by all students to ensure everyone's safety.
While waiting for the bus:
- Not to play in the path of traffic and stand away from the road, especially while the bus is approaching.
- Stay away from the dangerous area around the bus, which includes any location where the driver cannot see the student.
- Not to run near the bus, especially while moving.
- While waiting for the bus, the student must remain calm and take care not to damage the property.
- Not to fight with other students while waiting for the bus or during the trip or on the way to and from school.
- Wait until the bus stops and go to ride in an orderly way.
- Not to scramble or crowd during hopping on or off the bus.
- Teachers or supervisors in the area to organize the exit of students in an orderly and safe way.
While riding the school bus
- Ride the special school bus only.
- Listen to the instructions of both the bus driver and the teacher are the two persons who are fully responsible for the students while they are inside the bus.
- Recognize that any complaint related to the student's behavior or actions will be reported to the administration of the stage and the guardian.
- Sitting in the designated seat unless directed otherwise.
- Fasten the seat belt and stay properly seated throughout the bus ride.
- Not to play or walk during the bus.
- Not to open the emergency doors unless requested by the driver in the case of emergencies.
- Not to open windows.
- Not to talk with the driver of the bus except in cases of emergency.
- Not to tamper with or play any device or part of the bus.
- Not to damage or distort the shape of the bus.
- Not to get involved in a fight or bullying, uttering inappropriate words or causing inconvenience inside the bus.
- Do not wave or shout at pedestrians on the street or other bus passengers.
- Not to throw things from the windows of the bus.
- Not to eat inside the bus.
While leaving the bus
- Cross from the front of the bus only after the driver gives a signal to do so.
- Not to pick up anything that happened near the bus and the student should seek help from the driver or any person responsible in the trip.
- Go out in an orderly manner and taking turns.
- Review the procedures to be followed in emergency situations.
- Understand that failure to follow the safety regulations will expose me to accountability according to the policies of the school.