The annual IHM Trunk or Treat event will take place on Friday, October 27th from 5-7:30pm in the IHM parking Lot. Please bring chairs or blankets and please click this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0E49ACAD23A1FF2-44798041-ihmtrunk if you would like to decorate your trunk, bring a food item or sign up to help with the event (all are optional).
Please make sure to send your child with appropriate outdoor wear for the weather for the full day, every day. Remember to label all outdoor clothing with your child’s name. If you need help getting outdoor gear for your family, please let us know – we have resources! Students can wear shorts and skirts without tights or leggings until Nov. 1st, if the weather is appropriate. After that long pants and tights/leggings under skirts are required until April 1st.
Support IHM’s Washington DC Trip by Shopping for Tiny Saints! Visit www.tinysaints.com and fill your cart with all your favorites; then, at checkout, use the “Choose a Fundraiser” dropdown to select Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School (Monona, WI).
IHM Illness Policy:
COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 Communicable Disease/Illness
Check your student for symptoms daily before school:
- Fever (100° or higher), chills, or shaking chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- New loss of taste or smell
- Muscle or body aches
- Cough (not due to other known cause, such as chronic cough)
- Sore throat, when in combination with other symptoms
- Nausea or vomiting, when in combination with other symptoms
- Headache, when in combination with other symptoms
- Fatigue, when in combination with other symptoms
- Nasal congestion or runny nose (not due to other known causes, such as allergies), when in combination with other symptom
*Vomiting and fever may or may not be associated with COVID-19. If your student is experiencing only one of these symptoms, they may return to school once the symptom has resolved after 24 hours without the use of medications.
If one or more of these symptoms are present, please keep the student home. The CDC recommends testing for COVID-19 with a PCR test or rapid antigen test (home test or administered at a pharmacy or clinic). Please contact the school to report illness and absence, and test results.
Please also keep students with these symptoms home:
- Fever or chills (without other symptoms): Check temperature with a thermometer. If the temperature is 100 or higher, keep the student home until their temperature remains lower than 100 for at least 24 hours without giving fever-reducing medication such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen.
- Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea (without other symptoms) within the last 24 hours. Keep the student home until they tolerate their regular diet and there is no nausea/vomiting/diarrhea for at least 24 hours.
- A rash or communicable infection (such as pink eye, strep throat, mono etc.) Keep the student home from school and call your health care provider for further medical evaluation.
Students can return to school when their symptoms have cleared, according to the guidelines above.