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    Kids Need Their Morning Meal
    While adults need to eat breakfast each day to perform their best, kids need it even more. Their growing bodies and developing brains rely heavily on the regular intake of food. When kids skip breakfast, they can end up going for long periods of time without food and this period of semi-starvation can create a lot of physical, intellectual, and behavioral problems for them. A Good Investment- If you and your kids regularly skip breakfast in the interest of saving time, calories, or getting a few more minutes of sleep, remember that eating a wholesome, nutritious morning meal will probably save you time in the long run. By recharging the brain and body, you'll be more efficient in just about everything you do.
    Interestingly, studies show that kids who skip breakfast are tardy and absent from school more often than children who eat breakfast on a regular basis. Preparing a good breakfast can be as quick and easy as splashing some milk over cereal. Time invested in breakfast is much more valuable than the few extra minutes of sleep you might get by bypassing the morning meal. If you and your kids seem unable to make time for breakfast, consider enrolling your children in a school breakfast program, if possible, or pack a breakfast brown-bag or smoothie the night before that can be eaten on the way to school and work.
    Physical Education and Recess Excuses
    All Physical Education and recess excuses must be cleared by the nurses. If a student will need to be out of PE/recess for more than 3 days, a written request from a physician is necessary. the excuse must specify the length of the absence (including the return date) and the reason the student will be excused from PE/recess. If a student is "too ill for recess", they are probably "too ill to be in school" please consider this when requesting indoor recess for your  child.
     
     
    Sickness
     
    Although we stress the importance of good attendance, a student who appears ill should remain at home. Please do not send sick children to school to be examined by the school nurse. this may expose many others to unnecessary illness.
     
     
     Sleep
     
    Get a good night's sleep is the foundation for physical and mental health, as well as for safety and learning. You can teach your children by your own behavior and example. http://sleepforkids.org/ Turn off and take out of the bedroom electronic devices such as cell phones, televisions, and computers.
     
    Recommended hours of sleep each day (includes naps for the little ones)
    Age
    Hours Of Sleep
    0 - 2 months
    10.5 - 18
    2 - 12 months
    14 - 15
    1 - 3 years
    12 - 14
    3 - 5 years
    11 - 13
    5 - 12 years
    10 - 11