Mercury Mine Elementary School is dedicated to providing each student the opportunity to maximize their learning potential by supporting a safe and healthy school environment through our health and nutrition programs.
Continued reinforcement of health and nutrition education provides the foundation for students to gain the critical skills needed to adopt, practice, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Please notify the nurse about any special medical needs or conditions prior to the first day of school.
Immunization Requirements For Incoming Kindergarten Students
4 doses if 4th dose was received on or after 4th birthday. If 4th dose is received before 4th birthday (even one day before), 5 doses are needed.
3 doses if 3rd dose was received on or after 4th birthday. If 3rd dose was received before 4th birthday, 4 doses are needed.
2 doses; any dose given before 1st birthday does not count.
1 dose or history of chickenpox disease (form to be completed)
Series of 3 immunizations. 1st dose, then 2nd dose one month after; 3rd dose 4-6 months after 2nd dose.
Any students planning on getting immunizations over the summer must show documentation prior to attendance that school year. No student will be allowed to start school until all immunizations are complete.
Any medication prescribed by the physician must be in the original bottle with the prescription on it. All medications must be in original bottle.
Mercury Mine Elementary School participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch programs, which helps to foster nutritious eating habits.
Menus are analyzed annually to ensure that nutrient standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture are met.
The National School Lunch Program provides students who meet certain criteria free or reduced-price meals. Applications are available in our school cafeteria.
Please visit the District Nutrition Website for additional information.