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Posted on: Sat, 08/16/2003 - 3:01am
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Joined: 09/23/2002 - 09:00

Quote:Originally posted by LaurensMom:
[b]Peanut-free was the policy of the school but the school didn't adhere to it. So, this was more or less a clarification of it.[/b]
Could you elaborate on the changes brought about by the clarification?

Posted on: Sat, 08/16/2003 - 5:28am
LaurensMom's picture
Joined: 05/23/2001 - 09:00

Well, they didn't really enforce the peanut-free policy. This just made sure people knew it was peanut free and added the 'hand-washing' to the policy.

Posted on: Thu, 08/21/2003 - 2:18am
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Simply re-raising for ssmd. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
Best wishes! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Thu, 08/21/2003 - 7:03am
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Joined: 04/17/1999 - 09:00

We have used this letter to successfully gain the support of parents in Day Care, Pre-School and now Kindergarten. I can't take credit for the content as it was posted on this web site four or five years ago. I guess we can call it a "PA Classic" I should note that the Day Care and Pre-school became Peanut free but our elementary will not go that route as they have dealt with other PA children before.- Kris
September 5, 2003
Re: Medical Alert
Dear Parent:
I am writing to you on behalf of our student, Elizabeth X, and her parents, Kristin and Troy. Elizabeth is 5 years old and in Mrs. R's class. Elizabeth is anaphylactic to peanuts and all types of nuts. If peanut butter or even the tiniest amount of peanut or any type of nut enters her body (through her eyes, nose or mouth), she experiences very strong reactions. She breaks out in hives, her face swells, it is even possible that her throat could swell and tighten and she could stop breathing. Any reaction requires Elizabeth to be transported to the emergency room.
After discussions with school staff and other knowledgeable parties in the medical community, it has been suggested that the best way to provide a safe environment for Elizabeth would be to enlist the help of kindergarten parents to make the classroom a safe environment. This means that when your child brings special snacks to share during class parties or birthdays they should be free of any peanuts or nuts. Though it sounds simple, it means no peanut butter or nut containing cookies, muffins, cakes or sandwiches. It means you should read the labels of other foods like muffins, granola bars and cereals before sending them to school for these occasions. Our concern is for foods where peanuts or nuts might be a

Posted on: Fri, 08/22/2003 - 4:04am
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Joined: 10/12/2002 - 09:00

Wasn't there a letter posted here that mentioned the importance of diversity and compassion?

Posted on: Sun, 12/14/2003 - 5:27am
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Simply re-raising for Nutternomore, although these are regular letters, not reminder ones.
Best wishes! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]



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