Memorial Middle School

"Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve"

Illness and Injuries

If your child suffers from an injury or illness that requires them to be excused from gym, a note from a licensed medical doctor or licensed nurse practitioner/physician's assistant indicating the following information is necessary:

Illness 

            a. CHILD'S NAME is excused from gym for  XX week(s). (This does not require a note returning them to gym as it is specified in the note.)

OR            b. CHILD'S NAME  is excused from gym until further notice.(This requires a note from the Physician returning them to gym when they are healed.)

 

INJURY

           

Any child wearing a medical support device including but not limited to casts, braces, boots, wraps, wheelchairs, crutches, etc. must have a note from a physician allowing them to wear/use the supportive medical device in school.  Such medical device is to be supplied by the parent.  (ex. Child may wear boot in school or Child may use wheelchair ...) IN ADDITION, the physician must indicate whether additional time or assistance is required and:

             a.  CHILD'S NAME is excused from gym for  XX week(s). (This does not require a note returning them to gym as it is specified in the note.)

OR

            b. CHILD'S NAME is excused from gym until further notice.(This requires a note from the Physician returning them to gym when they are healed.)

OR

            c. CHILD'S NAME is allowed to self-modify in gym.  (This allows the child to participate in gym but has the discretion to not participate in certain activities without penalty.)

 

If you have any questions, please contact the school nurse.