do you accommodate children with allergies? Food Allergies: Avon
Nursery School offers a completely nut-free
environment. We distribute detailed nut allergy educational
materials to all families in our programs. Parents are provided with a list of
safe snacks, and the teachers actively check the ingredients in all snacks
before serving. Children with different or multiple food
allergies may bring their own snack.
Epi-Pens: Children who need Epi-Pens
for allergy emergencies may bring them to school only if: 1. Epi-Pens are in their original packaging and are affixed with pharmacy labels printed with the
2. Parents provide the proper documentation and signed releases for staff members to administer the Epi-Pen
if necessary. (These
forms may be obtained from ANS).
3. Parents provide a small photograph of their child to be affixed to the outside of his/her Epi-Pen
Medication: Other than Epi-Pens that meet
the criteria listed above, Avon Nursery School
does not administer any medications to children.
Is the entire staff CPR-certified in case of an
emergency?Yes. Recommended SnackList: We are a NUT-FREE classroom! Cheese and crackers
Grapes (cut in half) Cereal and milk
Yogurt / Go-Gurt Bagels and cream cheese
Muffins (nut-free) Raisins
Veggies and dip (please, no carrots) Graham crackers
Pretzels (please, no rods or nuggets) Goldfish crackers
Popcorn (not for the 3s class) Please provide milk or 100% juice with your snack.
How will inclement weather affect my child's schedule? Avon Nursery School will follow the recommendations of the Avon Public School System. To find about storm closings and delays, please follow this link: Avon Public School Storm Closings Then use the chart below to determine your childs schedule. 60 to 90 Minute Delayed Opening Morning Classes: 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Lunch Bunch cancelled. Afternoon Pre-K Classes: Lunch Bunch cancelled. Class runs from 1 to 3 p.m. 2 Hour Delay Morning Classes: CANCELLED. Lunch Bunch cancelled. Afternoon Pre-K Classes: Lunch Bunch cancelled. Classes follow the normal schedule of 12:30 to 3 p.m. Early Closing Morning Classes: Parents should attempt to get to the nursery school for pick-up as soon as possible. Lunch Bunch cancelled. Afternoon Pre-K Classes: Lunch Bunch cancelled. CLASSES CANCELLED.
When Should I Keep My Child Home From School / Sickness? Avon Nursery School has guidelines for keeping sick children home to protect the children and the teachers in our school. Please consult the list below where common conditions are
listed alphabetically. If you have further questions, please
consult with the nursery school director or with your childs pediatrician.
from School List:
Bronchitis: Child may return to school after 2 days of treatment.
Chicken Pox: Child is excluded from school for 7 days. Rash must be scabbed over before a child returns to school.
Conjunctivitis / Pink Eye: Child may return to school after 1 day of treatment or when
infection is cleared.
may return to school after 2 days of treatment, unless he/she has a fever.
See fever recommendations below.
Diarrhea: Child is excluded from school for 2 days until the condition improves.
Fever: Child may return to school after his/her temperature is below 100 degrees F for 24 hours, unmedicated.
Fifth Disease: Child may attend school, unless
he/she has a fever. See fever recommendations above.
Impetigo: Child is excluded from school until the condition has cleared.
Head Lice: Child is excluded from school until the condition is treated and the child is completely cleared of lice and nits.
Pneumonia: Child may return to school after 3 days of adequate treatment.
Scabies: Child may return to school only after
adequate treatment and with a note from a physician.
Shingles: Child is excluded from school for 7 days. After 7 days, child may return to school with sores covered and with a note from a physician.
Strep Infections: Child may return to school after 2 days of adequate treatment.
Vomiting: Child is excluded from school for 2 days until the condition improves.
Three's Four's Pre-Kindergarten
At Avon Congregational Church, 6 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001 · 860-678-1267 · www.avonnurseryschool.org