Illness & Medical

Safety

Student Illness or Injury - If a student is ill or injured, an attempt will be made to contact parents. Students who become ill may be taken to the nurse’s room until parents can be contacted. 

ANY kind of injury to the head area is considered a serious injury. If a parent or sitter contact cannot be made, and the injury is deemed serious, an ambulance will be called. Parent’s work number, home number, or emergency contact numbers will be phoned by office staff in the event of any serious injury.

Allergies

Please notify the school immediately if your child has a severe allergy. The school will need to have additional information. A Student Health Plan form must be completed. 

We try to ensure a peanut/nut safe environment, as we have several students and staff with severe allergies. Please keep this in mind while preparing student lunches/snacks. Thank you for helping us keep everyone safe.

Medications

Medication should be administered to children outside of the school hours, if at all possible. Should your child need medication at any time at the school, a Student Health Plan form must be signed in the school office. We cannot give children medication without this form, and we have no medications available at the school. All medications will be kept at and given out in the main office. Medication should be in the original container with your child’s name on it. If you must make other arrangements for storage of the medication (example asthma puffers) please contact the office and indicate this on the form.

School Nurse

The school nurse visits Acadia approximately a half a day per week. The nurse is an excellent source of information for public health concerns, and can help you and your child in a variety of ways. Services provided by the public health nurse in schools include:

  • Immunization and control of communicable disease.
  • Working with students and families to address physical and emotional health concerns.
  • Providing consultation to teachers in the area of health education.
  • Participating in health promotion activities such as injury prevention programs to improve the overall health of the school community.

Students, parents and school personnel may use any of the services provided by the public health nurse.

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RT @UsihChristopher: Important: Parents/guardians are required to assess students daily for symptoms of COVID-19 before the start of the school day using the daily screening questionnaire (checklist), available here: https://t.co/8Ma0f3SY62 Anyone who is experiencing symptoms cannot enter a school. https://t.co/YLWf6mf1iz

Students registered for hub online will receive an email by end of day Wednesday with a teacher introduction, info about how and where to log in and more. Check https://t.co/ee2XFbs1qB for more details. #cbehub #yycbe https://t.co/7MiZG7UAE0

Today is the first public Board meeting of the 2020-21 school year. We invite you to stream the meeting online starting at noon https://t.co/nvCl1fNgoJ #yycbe https://t.co/dNj3EMkOpC

The Ship to Shore program was piloted in three of our schools last year, connecting CBE students with the Royal Canadian Navy, HMCS Calgary and HMCS Tecumseh. https://t.co/SHtygBolKh #WeAreCBE @HMCSNCSMCalgary @RoyalCanNavy https://t.co/CCXMTngmgZ

Thank you to all of our students, families and staff for a successful first week of in-person classes! Have a great long weekend, classes resume on Tues. Sept 8 #WeAreCBE https://t.co/yji3wkSCfq

EducationMatters has launched a fundraising campaign to support the back to school needs of CBE students. The campaign will raise money for the purchase of backpacks and school supplies that students can take home. https://t.co/QvhBSJMyOt #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/tWrvuNPI49

RT @cityofcalgary: Playground zones are in effect year-round from 7:30am-9pm, but we’re reminding motorists to slow down as schools are back in session. Be aware. Be safe. Stay alert. Reduce your speed to 30km/h when driving through a playground zone. https://t.co/vD9z4jTsYK

Today is the first official day of classes for CBE schools. Whether you start in-person classes today or later this week, or you are learning at home, we are excited to welcome you back! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/CyyaSs9szY