End-of-Year Information

  • Screening Letters

    Screening letters were uploaded to the parent portal for the 2023-2024 school year. If you did not receive one or have any questions, please contact your child’s school nurse.  

     

    Medication Pick Up 

    If your child has medication stored at school, please pick up your child's medication on or before noon on June 6th. Unless your child has a doctor's order to carry his/her Epi-Pen, inhaler, or diabetic supplies, no medications will be sent home with students.  Please contact the school health office if you need to make alternate pick up arrangements.  

     

    Please note as per the Pine-Richland School District medication policy that all unused medication left will be discarded on the afternoon of June 6th.  

     

    Preparation for 2024-2025 School Year

    Medication at School 2024-2025 School Year

    If you believe your child will require medication at school, prescription or over-the-counter, during the 2024-2025 school year, please download the Medication Permission Form. Ask your child's doctor to complete this form over the summer and bring the signed form with the prescribed medication on the first day of school. Check the expiration dates on all Inhalers, Epi-pens, and diabetic supplies to ensure they will last through the end of the 2024-2025 school year. 

     

    If your student will be carrying his/her epi-pen or inhaler, in addition to the school district's Medication Permission Form ( see above), please complete the Permission to Carry Epi-Pens/Inhalers/Diabetic Supplies Form and return to your building's school nurse.​ 

     

    Food Allergies

    If your child has a life-threatening food allergy and requires an epi-pen at school, please have your doctor complete this Food Allergy Action Plan and bring this completed plan with the medication on the first day of school. For grades K-6, we are asking that parents complete an Allergy Self Management Checklist to be submitted at the beginning of next school year. 

     

    Immunizations

    Please be sure your child's immunizations are in compliance with Pennsylvania Department of Health & Allegheny County guidelines before the beginning of the school year.

     

    Rising 7th and 12th grade:

    Please note the immunization requirements for students going into 7th and 12th grade. These are required before the start of school. Please provide an updated immunization record via email, fax, or mailed to the school health office.  These updates must be received prior to the start of the school year.  Students who are not in compliance may be excluded from attending.  

     

    Physical Exams

    Rising Grades 6 & 11

    Physical Examinations are required for all students entering grades 6 and 11. The completed physical  exam must be dated after Sept. 1, 2023.   Forms are due by October 1, 2024.Please provide an updated record via email, fax, or mailed to the school health office.  You may use the District's Physical Examination Form or a computer printout of the physical with the doctor's signature. If your student has a sports physical, please send a copy to the nurse when you upload it into the healthy roster.  

    Students without documentation of a physical  examination will be scheduled for an exam with  the school physician or school dentist during school hours. Parents are welcome to attend the examinations with their students as scheduled. These requirements allow for exemption due to religious beliefs. Please contact the school nurse if you are requesting exemption.  

     

    Dental Exams

    Rising Grades 3 & 7

    Dental Examinations are required for all students entering grades 3 and 7. The completed dental  exam must be dated after Sept. 1, 2023.  Forms are due by October 1, 2024.  Please provide an updated record via email, fax, or mailed to the school health office. You may use the Dental Examination Form or the dentist's signed printout. 

     

    Students without documentation of a dental examination will be scheduled for an exam with  the school physician or school dentist during school hours. Parents are welcome to attend the examinations with their students as scheduled. These requirements allow for exemption due to religious beliefs. Please contact the school nurse if you are requesting exemption.