Welcome to 

Vaughan's School Nurse Page
Mrs. Heidy Fisher

4/24/2020 Announcement

FOOD HELP LINE 703-794-4668.   Families can call and agents  will help direct you to their nearest food pantry based on your location or they will be entered into a system to get a delivery if they do not have transportation or are immune compromised.


During this Covid-19 outbreak  in our county, state, country and the world, it is easy to be misinformed.  If you are interested in Covid-19 information please use a reputable site to answer your concerns and/or update yourself.  Here are some links that you might find helpful:

Virginia Department of Health  

Center for Disease Control (CDC)  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

National Institute of Health (NIH)  https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus

World Health Organization (WHO)  https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Vision and Hearing Screenings

Kindergarten and third grade students have their vision and hearing screened during the first months of the school year. Parents will be notified only if a problem is identified during the screening. Vision screenings may be performed by volunteers with the Lion's Club. The Lion's club will use a Spot Vision Screener which takes a picture of the eye and screens for a variety of eye and vision problems. 

When Should Your Child Stay Home from School? 

Per regulation 757-1, the following are reasons for which your child may be sent home from school or when parents should keep their child home from school: 

1. Fever of 100.4° F and over – exclude until student has been fever-free without the use of fever reducing medication for at least 24 hours. 
2. Conjunctivitis (pink eye), strep infections, ringworm, and impetigo are all infections and must be treated with medication for a minimum of 24 hours before returning to school. Please do not allow affected students back before this time so that other students are not infected unnecessarily. 
3. Rash of unknown origin with fever and/or behavioral changes, until a primary care provider has determined that the illness is not a communicable disease. 
4.  Head injury. 
5. Severe coughing or difficulty breathing. 
6. Colds – a child with thick or constant nasal discharge should remain home. 
7. Diarrhea – sudden increase in frequency to more than three loose/watery stools per day. Exclude until student has been symptom free for at least 24 hours. 
8. Vomiting – unless the vomiting is determined to be caused by a diagnosed non-communicable/non-infectious condition (such as dysmenorrhea, dysphagia, etc.). 
9. Abdominal pain that continues for more than two hours or intermittent abdominal pain associated with fever or other signs or symptoms. 
10. Stiff neck associated with fever and/or a recent injury. 
11. Inadequate immunizations with known disease outbreak in school. 
12. Refer to the Virginia Department of Health’s “Communicable Disease Reference Chart for School Personnel” for other exclusions/information. 

Medications at School and Health Conditions

Student who need medication, including “over the counter”, at school will need to have an 
Authorization for Medication Administration form (Attachment I). It must be received for each medication and must be submitted to the clinic prior to the medication being given at school. The medication needs to be brought into the clinic by an adult, in the original sealed container.  


 The appropriate Health Treatment Plan (HTP) for asthma, allergy, seizure, and diabetes medications must be completed. Medications will not be accepted without receipt of the appropriate form.  

You can access the Health Forms and Regulations on the main PWCS  website or by clicking the following link school health related forms. 

School Entrance Physicals

In compliance with the Code of Virginia, students must have a comprehensive physical examination performed within the 12 months prior to the date that the student first enters such preschool, public kindergarten, or elementary school
This documentation must be provided to the school nurse prior to the first day
of school.

Commonwealth of Virginia School Entrance Form (PDF)

Weekly Learning Objectives

Here's what we are learning the week of August 29th
Reading This week we will                                                               
Writing This week we will
Math This week we will
Science This week we will
Social Studies   This week we will


Daily Schedule

9:00 - 9:10  
9:10 - 9:20  
9:20 - 10:05  
10:10 - 10:55  
11:00 - 11:45  
11:45 - 12:15  
12:15 - 1:00  
1:00 - 1:45  
1:50 - 2:25  
2:35 - 3:25  
3:25 - 3:40
3:45 - 3:50
3:50 Dismissal

Encore Schedule

    Day 1       PE
Day 2 Music
Day 3 Art
Day 4 PE
Day 5 Week A - Library
Week B - Guidance