South O'Brien School District

Mission:
Our mission is to prepare students to be responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

Coming together as ONE, we are South O'Brien.

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Health Services

Health Services

School Nurse: Brittany Goodchild, RN

Contact Information:
Primghar School: 712-957-3755
Paullina School: 712-949-3454
Toll Free: 1-877-493-2545
Email: brgoodchild@soswolverines.org
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The following are times when you should NOT send your child to school:
  • Vomiting or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
  • Fever of 100 degrees or higher-should be fever free, without medication, for 24 hours before returning
  • When he or she has a severe cold and/or bad runny nose
  • Undiagnosed rash (healthcare provider will need to diagnosis)
  • Persistent cough
  • If on an antibiotic-should be home the initial 24 hours
  • When your child “looks sick” or has other symptoms that common sense tells you to keep your child home
  • If your child becomes sick at school you will be called to come an pick them up

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Peanut/Nut Allergy Aware Policy

We have students at our elementary school with life-threatening peanut/nut allergies.  Please review our elementary school peanut/nut policy below.
South O’Brien Peanut-Nut Policy
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Health Forms/Information Required by Grade

 Preschool Entry
*The form below must be completed by your child’s doctor/health care provider before preschool entry.  Also, please provide your child’s updated immunization record.
South O’Brien Physical Form

Transitional Kindergarten Entry (TK)
*Please provide an updated immunization record.  No forms required for TK.

Kindergarten Entry
*All forms below must be completed by your child’s doctor/health care provider before kindergarten entry.  A blood lead level is required and can be done at your child’s physical/well-child appointment.  Also, please provide your child’s updated immunization record.
South O’Brien Physical Form
Kindergarten Certificate of Dental Screening
Kindergarten Certificate of Vision Screening

3rd Grade Entry
*Form below must be completed by your child’s eye doctor.  Please read rules in the attachment.
3rd Grade Certificate of Vision Screening

9th Grade Entry
*Form below must be completed by your child’s dentist or registered dental hygienist.
9th Grade Certificate of Dental Screening

Athletic Pre-Participation Physical Form
*Form below must be filled out by your child’s doctor/health care provider before participating in sports and/or cheer & dance. For grades 7-12 only.
7-12th Grade-Sports physical form
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Immunization Requirements by Grade

Before Kindergarten Entry:

  • 5 DTaP doses with 1 dose after age 4
  • 4 Polio doses with 1 dose after age 4
  • 2 doses MMR
  • 2 doses Varicella after 12 months of age OR proof of having the disease
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B

Before 7th Grade Entry:

  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis)
  • 1 dose Meningitis after age 10

Before 12th Grade Entry

  • 1 dose Meningitis after age 16 OR 2 doses if received 1 dose before age 16