Central Regional Middle School
Sports Physical Packet can be picked up in the High School and Middle School Nurses Offices.
*Please bring eyeglasses to the physical exam for vision screening
*Students that have a completed Sports Physical Packet on file for the calendar year need only to fill out a Re-Certification Form/Short Form to participate in any other sport for that calendar year. Full physicals completed in the summer for sports occurring in winter or spring will need to have a short form completed by the parent and submitted to update the existing physical on file.
*All Physicals completed by your own personal physician must be turned in to the School Nurse's Office. These Physicals must then be reviewed by our School Physician before your child can be approved for the sports season.
Teen Tips For A Healthy School Year
1. Get plenty of rest: 8 to 10 hours is recommended.
2. Eat breakfast but avoid foods that are high in sugar.
3. Frequent hand washing, before meals, after coughing or
sneezing, and after using the restrooms.
Parent's Guide For When To Keep Your Child Home From School
1. A Fever of 100 degrees or higher
or the student has had a fever of 100 or higher the previous night
2. Nausea, Vomiting, or Diarrhea
3.Red eyes with Drainage
6. Unknown Rash
7. persistent Cough
8. Swollen Glands and Red Throat
If your child exhibits symptoms of a contagious disease such as Pink eye, Chicken pox, Impetigo, Pediculosis, Ring Worm,or an unknown rash please consult your physician before sending the child to school, and notify the school nurse as soon as possible.
** ID PROOF REQUIRED**
Students that are sent home ill by the school nurse will only be released to those persons authorized on the child's emergency card list and only after ID proof is presented. Please remind your student that calling home or texting to go home from their cell phone is NOT permitted.
Medication In School
Any Medication that Must Be administered during the school day, must:
1. Be brought to the nurse's office by the parent or guardian
2. Be in the original and labled container
3. Be accompanied by the medication form provided in the health office, completed by the treating physician, and signed by the parent or guardian.
4. Medication forms must be renewed each school year
5. All medications must be picked up at the end of the school year; medication that is not picked up will be discarded
6. Please notify the nurse of medications regularly used by student at home,
and any changes in this medication.
In the event of an emergency this information is vital.
7. Self-medication is permitted by law for Epipen or inhaler only and must have written orders for self-medication from the physician.
The following immunizations are mandatory for school attendance in the state of NJ.
*DPT 4-5 doses (If 4 the 4th must be given after 4th birthday)
*Polio 3-4 Doses (If 3 the 3rd must be given after 3rd birthday)
*MMR 2 Doses (The 1st given after 1st birthday)
*HEP-B 3 Doses
*Varicella (Chicken Pox) 2 Doses
*Meningococcal 1 Dose
*TDAP 1 Dose (For birthdays after Jan,2008)
Physical Education Excuses
Physical Education Excuses must be brought to the school nurse during homeroom. A parent may write a Phys Ed Excuse for up to 3 days. After that period of time a physician's note will be required. Students may not participate in Phys Ed while wearing a cast, metal splint, or having sutures. A doctor's note is required to return to Phys Ed.
Screenings will be done during the school year for the following:
7th grade- Height, Weight, Blood Pressure, Hearing, and Scoliosis
8th Grade- Height, Weight, Blood Pressure, Vision
Parents will be notified by mail of any screening referrals
Please notify the school of any address, phone number,
or emergency contact changes.
(732)269-1100 ext. 321