Monday, February 5, 2018 (X Day)
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*A letter from our Health Office…
When to Keep Your Child Home From School
1) Take a minute each morning to verify your child feels well. If any concern, check their temperature before sending them off to school.
2) Keep your child home if they have a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or greater. The child should be fever free for 24 hours without the use of medications, before they return to school.
2) Keep your child home if they are vomiting or have diarrhea. They should not return to school until there is no vomiting or diarrhea for 24 hours.
3) Keep your child home if they have pink/red eyes with drainage. They should not return to school until the eyes are clear, with no drainage, OR a medical provider’s note stating the child is not contagious.
Knowing the above information- if your child has other symptoms and you are still not sure if your child should stay home from school, please call your school office and ask to speak to the School Nurse. Remember that each day your child misses school affects their education!
PARENTS: Please help us reinforce these good health habits with your child…
1) Cover your mouth and nose: Cough/sneeze tightly into a sleeve not the air.
2) Clean your hands: Washing your hands often with soap and water (especially before eating lunch or a snack) or use a dab of hand sanitizer. Clean your hands after blowing your nose too.
3) Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth (also known as “The T-zone”). Germs that cause illness are usually spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth. Use the back of your wrist to itch your face, not your fingers, especially in a public place like school.
4) Practice other good health habits. Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food and drinks.
Nicole Fuller RN, MSN
*Did you know that National School Counselor Week is Feb 5-9?!
“School counselors work with all students to remove barriers to learning by addressing students’ academic concerns, career awareness in post-secondary options and social/emotional skills. Comprehensive school counseling programs help to increase student achievement and provide a much-needed resource for students, parents, teachers and administrators. School counselors are integral to student success.” – Kwok-Sze Wong, Ed.D., American School Counselor Association executive director.
Mickle School Counselors:
6th grade- Nicki Hanseling, firstname.lastname@example.org
7th grade- Patrick Neilly, email@example.com
8th grade- Craig Penner, firstname.lastname@example.org
School counselors travel with their group of students throughout their 3 years at Mickle. Please contact your student’s counselor if they can assist your student or family in any way.
Quarter 3 P/T Conferences will be held today at 3:45-6:45p, in the gyms. We look forward to seeing you!
Boxtop collection is coming soon. Boxtops have to be sent in early to the company so we have an early turn in for 3rd quarter. Get those boxtops turned into your 1st period teachers. Thanks to all the students helping support this cause, you are doing great work.
A reminder to all 8th grade girls interested in auditioning for the 2018-2019 Lincoln Northeast Star Strutter Drill Team that an informational meeting will take place tonight at 6:00 p.m. at Lincoln Northeast in the Commons. A parent or guardian must attend the meeting with you. Please stop by the main office to pick up an informational sheet if you are interested in auditioning!
TCA CAREER EXPLORATION FAIR 2018
8th, 9th & 10th Graders & parents are invited
Sunday, February 11
1-3 PM at TCA 8800 O Street
Joint venture between Lincoln Public Schools and
Southeast Community College
Where High School Juniors & Seniors
• Learn College & Career Readiness Skills
• Attend TCA 2 hours/day
• Earn high school and college credit
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
What: Introduce her to the world of engineering. Film showing of, “Dream big, engineering our world” and Fun, Hands-on Activities with female Engineers.
Who: FREE for GIRLS grades 3rd-12th (The event is free but registration is required, which includes a $3.00 processing fee.)
When: Sat, Feb 24th (9-11am session #1) and (10a-12p session #2)
Where: Innovation Campus, 2021 Transformation Dr, Lincoln
REGISTER VIA THE LINCOLN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM WEBSITE: www.lincolnchildrensmuseum.org/events-camps/featured-events/introduce-a-girl-to-engineering-day.html
7th Grade (3:15-4:30):
Mon- No practice- Conferences
Sat- @ Scott (A- 8:15am, B- 9:30am, C- 10:30am)
Mon- No Practice- Conferences
Tues- C (5pm)
Wed- AB (5pm)
Thurs- BC (4:30)
Fri- A (4:30)
Sat- @ Scott (A- 8:15am, B- 9:30am, C- 10:30am)
Any 6th-8th students interested in registering/attending the Husker Spring Track Camp, contact Ms. Feeken for more information.
- Anime Club
- Cartoonist Club
- CSI Club
- Hockey Club
- League of Heroes
Lunar Café Lunch Menu for Monday: Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Hot Dog on Bun, Philly Cheese Sandwich, Lil’ Nacho Bites
Breakfast Menu for Tuesday: Egg and Cheese Sandwich or Cold Cereal