Should I Send My Child to School?

Illness and Keeping your Child Home

A student should not come to school (and will be sent home from school) if they have or have had:

  • a fever of 100 degrees F or more in the past 24 hours
  • vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
  • an undiagnosed skin rash

If you have question of whether or not you should send your child please refer the to the document "Specific Disease Exclusion for Schools."

Reporting Absences

Please call the numbers below to report your student's absence each day your student is ill. Please report the reason for the absence. If your student is ill please report the symptoms and/or any diagnosed communicable condition like chicken pox, strep throat, cough and fever, or pink eye.

Kennedy (651) 480-7220
McAuliffe (651) 480-7390
Pinecrest (651) 480-7280
Middle School (651) 480-7061 or (651) 480-7062
High School (651) 480-7477


Please contact the school Health Office if your child has any injury or illness that requires modifications in his/her school day, prior to returning to school.