•  “Every student deserves to be healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.”

    The Whole Child Tenets

  • Health Office


    The Masconomet Health Services Department strives to promote optimal wellness in all students in order to advance their sense of well-being, academic success, and life-long achievement.  To this end, the nurses provide assessment and treatment for both acute and chronic illnesses and injuries during the the school day, intervening with actual and potential health issues.  They promote health and safety; provide case management services and strive to develop and maintain a strong link between all parent, school and community resources to increase self management and self-advocacy skills.

    The Masco Nurses:

    High School Nurse, Karen Trevenen RN, BSN, NCSN, MEd started in school nursing in 1999 and has held a variety of different positions within the Masconomet School District.  Her areas of interest include: policy making, substance use, mental health issues and helping students be the best they can be. 

    High School Nurse, Kathy Hostetter RN, BSN has been part of Masconomet's Health Services Department for nearly 20 years and has worked with both high school and middle school students.  Kathy likes to work one on one with the students, engaging and teaching them on a variety of health topics.

    High School Assistant Nurse, Nicole Quadros, RN, BSN brings her knowledge of emergency room nursing and organizational skills to assist the school nurses in taking care of the students and other health office tasks. 

    Middle School Nurse, Gwen Lemire EMT, RN, BSN, NCSN, MEd has been a school nurse for over 20 years.  She started her career here as the first Middle School Nurse in 1998.  She relies heavily on her strong assessment skills and sense of humor in order to care for the "whole child" in this unique age group. Gwen's particular interests lie in emergency medicine and mental health. 

    Middle School Assistant Nurse, Kim Gaffey RN, BSN, assists the middle school nurse in taking care of students and other health office tasks. Kim particularly enjoys the daily interaction with students, helping them incorporate important health and wellness skills into their daily lives.  

     

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  • Back to school information 2021-2022

    MASCONOMET REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT HEALTH SERVICES INFORMATION The Masconomet nurses would like to bring parents and students up to date on important information for the return to school in September. The school nurses return with faculty on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 and can be reached at x11011(HS) or x20031(MS). For more information, please visit Health Services under District Offices on the Masconomet home page. NEW STUDENTS: Medical records from the student’s previous school must be presented to the school nurse prior to entry. Up to date immunizations and documentation of Tuberculosis Risk Assessment (both as outlined below), as well as a physical examination within one year of entrance are required before your student attends classes. Your child may be excluded from school if you do not provide this documentation. SPORTS PHYSICALS: Any student playing a fall sport must have a physical examination within 13 months prior to the start of try-outs. In order to participate in practice, documentation of the physical must be in the school 24 hours prior to the start of try-outs in August. Try-out dates can be found on the Masconomet website. This is a ruling of the MIAA (Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association) Sports Medical Committee and there will be NO EXCEPTIONS. MEDICATIONS: All medications (short-term or long-term) must be in a pharmacy or manufacturer-labeled container with appropriate forms filled out (including physician signature). These forms are available on the Health Services website for your convenience. A parent, guardian or parent/guardian designated adult is responsible for delivering all medications to the school nurse. No more than a thirty (30) day supply of the medication shall be stored at the school. No student is allowed to carry any medication on their person with the exception of insulin, asthma inhalers, pancreatic enzymes and Epinephrine auto-injectors. STUDENTS WITH ASTHMA, SEVERE ALLERGIES OR OTHER CHRONI

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