Hearing and vision exams on all students in the following grades will be completed this school year: Kindergarten, 1st grade, 3rd grade, and 5th grade.
Acanthosis Nigricans exams on all students in the following grades will be completed this school year: 1st grade, 3rd grade, and 5th grade.
Hearing, Vision, and Acanthosis Nigricans exams will be performed on all 5th grade and 3rd grade students during the first 6 weeks of school this year.
All students new to Denton ISD this year in the following grades will have their hearing and vision exams completed this school year: 2nd grade and 4th grade.When a student fails a screening exam, they will either be rescreened after a short period of time, or the parent(s) will be contacted and referral paperwork will be sent home. If the nurse chooses to rescreen the student and again the exam is failed, the parent(s) will be contacted and referral paperwork will be sent home. Parents are NOT contacted when students PASS a screening exam.GROWTH and DEVELOPMENTGrowth and Development will be discussed with 4th and 5th grade boys and girls (separated by grade and gender).
These classes will be held in the Spring for the 4th grade and the 5th grade.OUTDOOR AIR QUALITY PROGRAM
EP Rayzor is the proud recipient of flags from the North Texas Asthma Consortium. These flags are used to signal the daily air quality status to our students, staff, and community.
Some helpful websites regarding air quality and ozone levels are the following:
http://www.epa.gov/o3healthtraining/tools.htmlOpen Airways for Schools programAsthma is a lung disease that can be very serious. With good medical care and education for children and parents about how to take care of asthma, a child can better manage their asthma. Open Airways for Schools is a nationally recognized asthma management program. It was developed by the American Lung Association and is for 3rd - 5th grade students who have asthma. The goal of this program is to help children understand what asthma is, as well as how to better control their asthma. The Open Airways for Schools class for this year is not yet underway.