There is a very exciting overnight trip to upstate New York leaving on Thursday, October 16th. Please be sure that your Seventh Grade student has had all the required immunizations so that they may attend.  The two immunizations that are required for Seventh Grade are Tdap and Varicella. If your child has recently received these […]

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                                                                The Public Schools of Brookline                                                           School Health Services     ADVISORY:   GASTRO-INTESTINAL ILLNESS SURVEILLANCE   December 2012     Several schools are experiencing a cluster (several students in the same grade) with symptoms of a Norovirus. NLV must be swallowed to cause infection. NLV are then passed in the stool and vomit of […]

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Mandated health assessments

On March 7, 2011 By

New Mandates… Over the past few weeks we have been weighing and measuring children at Runkle School.  This is a state mandate to deal with the problem of childhood obesity.   Research supports that lower rates of obesity occur in children who are identified to be at risk when they receive early intervention. Children in […]

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