Your child needs the comfort of home when he or she is not feeling well. When ill, your child will not be able to learn or enjoy the school day, and there is also the possibility that the illness could spread to classmates and teachers.
Please keep your child at home when:
If your child becomes sick at school, you will be notified and asked to pick him or her up.
If you are unable to pick up your child immediately, you must provide authorization for someone who can.
Arizona state law requires all PACE staff to report suspicion of any form of child abuse to Children's Protective Services (CPS) within 24 hours. This includes sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect. TUSD does not condone, hide, or tolerate any type of child abuse.
Our first responsibility is the safety of your child.
Accident, Injury, or Illness
You, or an emergency contact person, will be called immediately in case of an accident, injury, or illness. If no one is immediately available, your child will be made comfortable while we continue to try to reach you by phone. If an injury of a serious nature occurs, we will call 911.
Please keep your child's emergency card up-to-date.
If your child is diagnosed with any of the following illnesses, please let the school office know. We are required to notify the State Health Department of the following:
Medication Policy and Procedures
The following are TUSD's policy and procedures for dispensing medication:
If antibiotics have been prescribed for your child, please do not send him or her to school until he or she has been on the medication for a full 24 hours.
Do not send any medications, such as cough drops, to school with your child. The classroom staff cannot give these to your child.
For more information, see the TUSD School Health Services web site.
TUSD carries liability and accident insurance.