Creslane Update 1/18

Good afternoon Creslane. Tomorrow is a PBIS Popcorn Day! A bag of popcorn costs $0.50 and all of the money raised goes to support our PBIS program and monthly events.

We are seeing an increased number of students out with illnesses here at Creslane. As we navigate the peak of cold and flu season, and to prevent wide spread flu in the school, we recommend that your child stay home from school if experiencing flu or cold symptoms.

To decide whether or not to send your child to school, please consider the following guidelines –

Consider keeping your child at home for an extra day of rest and observation if he or she has any of the following symptoms:

  • Very stuffy or runny nose and/or cough
  • Mild sore throat (no fever, no known exposure to strep)
  • Headache
  • Mild stomach ache

Definitely keep your child at home for treatment and observation if he or she has any of these symptoms:

  • Fever (greater than 100 degrees by mouth and your child may return to school only after his or her temperature has been consistently below 100 degrees, by mouth, for a minimum of 24 hours WITHOUT medication)
  • Vomiting (even once)
  • Diarrhea
  • Chills
  • General malaise or feelings of fatigue, discomfort, weakness or muscle aches
  • Frequent congested (wet) or croupy cough
  • Lots of nasal congestion with frequent blowing of nose

To help prevent the flu and other colds, teach your children good hygiene habits:

  • Wash hands frequently
  • Do not touch eyes, nose or mouth
  • Cover mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing, use a paper tissue, throw it away and then wash hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Often when a child awakens with vague complaints (the way colds and flu begin) it is wise to observe your child at home for an hour or two before deciding whether or not to bring to school. Your child should be physically able to participate in all school activities on return to school. Keeping a sick child at home will minimize the spread of infections and viruses in the classroom.

We also recommend seeking treatment and a diagnosis if your child has flu-like symptoms. If your child is diagnosed with the flu, please contact the school or me directly.

​Thank you in advance for helping make this year at school as healthy as possible.

Ryan

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Creslane Update 1/12

Good morning Creslane.  Students are released today at 11:30 and we have have no school on Monday the 15th.  I hope everyone has a safe and relaxing weekend and we look forward to having students back in the building on Tuesday.

Ryan

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Creslane Update 1/8

Good morning Crelsane families.  This Friday, January the 12th, is an early-release day for students so staff can participate in professional development opportunities and trainings. Lunch service on Friday will begin at 10:30 and students will be dismissed at 11:30.

Here is a note from our PTO about tomorrow night’s monthly meeting:

Hello and Happy 2018! Our monthly PTO meeting will be held next Tuesday, January 9th at 6 pm in the Creslane library. We will have
members from the Safe Access to School Committee coming to discuss how safe and accessible the routes are that our students take to and from school. This includes all students that walk, take the bus or are dropped off and picked up. If you have any concerns or would like to join in on this discussion please join us, all are welcome!

Creslane Parent-Teacher Organization
996 West A Street | Creswell, OR 97426
(P) 541-895-6140 | (F) 541-895-6199

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Parent Involvement in Safe Routes to School Committee

Good morning Creslane families.  District staff have been working with the City of Creswell to review our current Safe Routes to School and to begin identifying additional designated Safe Routes to School.  The committee is need of parent participation and they have a meeting scheduled for this Monday, December 11 @ 1:00 PM in the District Office Board/Conference Room.

The purpose of the Safe Routes to School Committee is to review existing routes that our students currently take to school and identifying new routes to improve student safety.  If you are interested in learning more about the Safe Routes to School Committee or would like to participate in the committee please contact Joel Higdon at jhigdon@creswell.k12.or.us.

Thanks,

Ryan

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Creslane Update 12/7

Winter is here. Be prepared and stay informed.

wintry-mixWhen the weather turns and weather predictions become direwe are often asked, “Is Creswell on a regular schedule?”

When adverse weather conditions effect Creswell School District’s scheduled school day the district will:

Interested in subscribing to the FlashAlert system?  Sign-up today.

With the FlashAlert service you can receive notifications anywhere text messages or emails can be received.

Stay informed by subscribing to our FlashAlert Notification System.

When Creswell School District notifies the system that the school is closed or the “snow/ice bus routes” are in effect, FlashAlert will send you an alert via an email and/or a text message.

Be sure to sign-up today for email and/or text messaging alerts on the FlashAlert system.

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