Our school nurse, Kathi Haberman, along with volunteers, will be conducting hearing and vision screenings for students in grades Kindergarten-Grade 5 at the Heron Lake-Okabena Elementary school on Thursday October 3rd, and in grades 7, 8, 10, and 11 at the Heron Lake - Okabena high school on Thursday, October 10th.
Elementary students who do not pass the initial screening will be re-screened on Wednesday, October 16th and High School students will be rescreened on Thursday October 24th. Should a possible problem be detected in your child's vision or hearing, you will be sent a letter requesting she/he see a physician.
If your child wears glasses or contact lenses, please make sure she/he has them along on these days.
Should you have any questions concerning the upcoming screening, please contact the elementary school at 507-793-2307 or the high school at 507-853-4507. You may also call and leave a message for the school nurse, Kathi Haberman, if you have concerns.