December 13 - Closed for Students; Optional Teacher Workday with 2-hour delay
For Thursday, December 13, schools will be closed for students. It will be an optional teacher workday with a 2-hour delay. Our road crews have been out checking conditions again throughout the day and they continue to report a number of streets and roads that have not been cleared adequately for safe car or bus travel and many bus stops that are not safe for students.
Happy Fall! It’s hard to believe we are already through the first 9 weeks of school. With the holiday season upon us it’s important to stay healthy so let’s fight the flu together!
Your decision to get the flu shot or not goes well beyond you. It also affects the many lives you touch…
Influenza is a contagious disease of the respiratory tract (nose, throat, and lungs) that can lead to serious complications, including pneumonia and the worsening of other chronic health conditions. Flu symptoms may include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, and muscle aches. The best way to protect your family from new influenza strains is to get vaccinated each year.
The top five most virus-contaminated areas in the home are:
Follow good health guidelines: eat right, exercise, and get plenty of rest to help boost your immunity to fight the effects of colds and flu. Wash hands frequently, do the elbow cough, and disinfect hot spots at school, work, and home.
Sometimes children will get sick anyway. The BEST thing you can do is to keep children home when they are sick. This will help stop the spread of illness to other children and teachers. Children need to be kept home when they have any of these symptoms:
I hope you and your family enjoy a healthy holiday season!
Melissa Johnson, RN BSN
Traditional and Year-Round Weather Make-Up Days Announced
View weather make-up days for traditional and year-round schools.
ABSS Early College @ ACC Applications
ABSS Early College @ ACC Applications for 2019-20 are due to Middle School Guidance Counselors or Early College by Tuesday, 1/29/19. Be sure to download the form and open them from within Acrobat Reader. The form will not work in a web browser.
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I am a successful and positive student.
I will exhibit positive behaviors and self-control.
I will respect myself, others and their property.
Education is my ticket to success and my destiny is in my hands.
I AM a proud member of the TURRENTINE MIDDLE SCHOOL community!