Head Lice Policy:
Students with nits or head lice will be sent home from school and may return to
school only when that student is NIT FREE. It is very important that all nits be
combed out of the hair, or the child will be sent home again. A student will not be
readmitted to school until the principal or member of the school staff examines the
child’s hair and scalp to assure that the student is free of head lice and all nits (eggs). Parents
are asked to accompany the student when returning him/her to school after a treatment for
- *Treatment of Head Lice: Parents should use any one of a variety of specialized head lice shampoos designed to treat and remove head lice and nits. Each school has specific instructions available on how to treat head lice.