Welcome 2020-2021 School Year
This part of the District 91 website is designed to provide health, safety and wellness resources and information to District 91 families. Please feel free to contact your school nurse with any questions or concerns.
Healthy Schools Program
COLDS AND MEDICATIONS
If your child has a cold with symptoms that can be controlled with minimal medication, please send medication in the original package with the student to the office. The office is unable to give out any medication without permission from a parent/guardian, including Tylenol, cough drops, cough syrup, etc. Any medication needs an authorization form on file in the nurse's office.
All student athletes are required to have a sports physical on file in the office BEFORE trying out for a school sports team. Physicals performed for sixth grade are acceptable for sports physicals if the appropriate box is marked on the bottom of the page. Sports physicals are valid for one year from the date of physical.
Illinois school physicals are required for all students entering: Kindergarten or first grade Sixth grade Ninth grade Illinois schools for the first time The exam must be completed within one year before the start of school. If the physical or immunizations are incomplete, the student will be excluded from school on October 15th of the current school year until the physical is completed.
Dental examinations are required for all students in Kindergarten, Second and Sixth Grade. The exam must be completed within 18 months of May 15th of the current school year.
Eye examinations are required for all students in Kindergarten or entering an Illinois school for the first time. The exam must be completed within one year before the start of school.
Health Action Plans
Don't Pass Stopped School Bus
It is illegal to pass a stopped school bus. A new law allows school districts to install cameras on school buses, and if you’re caught passing a school bus while it’s stopped, you’ll be fined.
School Bus Safety from Illinois State Board of Education
What Parents Should Know
What Motorists Should Know
No Cell Phone Use in School Zone
Illinois No Cell Phones in a School Zone Law 625 ILCS 5/12-610.1
"This ban is intended to reduce accidents in the school zones and increase the driver's vigilance. The desired end is safe driving without using a cell phone to dial, redial and talk or otherwise take the driver's mind and eyes away from the road."
Teen Dating Violence Prohibited