School Nurse - The school nurse is a registered nurse with a public health certificate. Additionally, she or he is credentialed in health services by the Teacher's Commission on credentialing. Functions of the school nurse include but are not limited to state mandated hearing and vision screening and scoliosis screening. School nurse supervises unlicensed personnel in the health office in medication administration, first aid and specialized procedures. The nurse is a member of the special education team where she serves as a consultant. The school nurse also assists families and students by offering counseling and referrals to physicians, mental health workers, dentists as well as other public agencies. The school nurse is the supervising staff member on campus educated in health care and is often the first contact for children with health problems. The school nurse also works with families to ensure that they are meeting the State requirements for entrance to school.
School Nurse: Misty Poletti - firstname.lastname@example.org or 760-723-6300
Home/Hospital Instruction - The Student Services department will assist in arranging for home/hospital instruction for any student who is temporarily disabled by an accident or by a physical, mental or emotional illness. A home/hospital instruction request must be verified by a licensed physician or school psychologist.
The request for “Home & Hospital Instruction” may be obtained from the High School Counseling office
A meeting with the High School Counselor will be required to discuss this option and determine eligibility
State law requires pupils to attend their assigned classes every day school is in session. Students who arrive late to school must have a parent/guardian contact attendance PRIOR to arriving on campus.
Chronic Absentee students will be referred to our District Supervisor of Attendance (Silvia Villegas, email@example.com) to discuss interventions, SART, and SARB processes.