MEDICAL EXCUSES

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If your child needs to be excused from participating in physical education class due to illness or injury, please take note of the following procedures:

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children should bring in a note from a parent or doctor explaining the illness or injury

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all notes should be given to the nurse first thing in the morning

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the school nurse will inform the physical education staff in regard to any students who need to be excused

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a parent note will excuse a child from participation for 1 or 2 gym classes only

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a doctor note is required for a child who needs to be excused for more than 2 gym classes

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a parent or doctor note must be very specific with regard to level of participation, no participation, and a return date for full participation

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please understand that when a child is excused from gym class, they may not actively participate in recess or other school sports/games programs

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if an illness or injury is so severe that a child cannot participate in gym, please also consider limiting out of school physical activities so that your child can fully recover

If you have any questions regarding our medical excuse policy, please give us a call here at Westorchard. The number is 238-6250.  Thank you.

Mr. McNeece                                               Mrs. Mitchell