WHS Health Services

 

Medication Administration Requirements 
 
Dear Parent/Guardian,
 
If your child takes medication at school, please go to the Weston Public Schools website and download the necessary forms for the physician and parents/guardians to complete for the current school year.
 
On the WPS website, go to Quick Links, All Forms, and print the forms you need, or select from the links below:
 
For medication administration at school you will need:  
 
For asthma medications you will need:
 
For Epinephrine Autoinjector (EpiPen, EpiPen Jr., or Auvi-Q) you will need:
 
You may also stop by the nurse’s office at your child’s school to pick up the necessary forms.
 
Completed forms should be returned via US mail, email, or fax to:
Health Services
Weston High School
444 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493
Fax: 781-786-5839
Email: byrnel@weston.org
 
A reminder:  Please pick up your child’s medication in the nurse’s office before the last day of school. Any medication left beyond the last day of school will be disposed of.
 
Sincerely,
Patricia Wright, M.Ed., BSN, RN, NCSN
Director of Health Services
Weston Public Schools
 

 

 

Weston Health Services

Mission Statement

 

  • We support the vision of the Weston Public Schools by actively collaborating with parents, faculty, staff and the community to advance the well-being, academic success and lifelong learning of our students.
  • While respecting individuality, the school nurses facilitate positive responses to normal development; promote the health and safety of all students and staff; intervene in the case of actual or potential health and/or emotional problems; and provide case management.
  • We aspire to build student and family capacity for adaption, self-management, self-advocacy and learning, thus assisting our students to become productive citizens of the increasingly diverse and global society.

The high school nurse is available during school hours for direct care services, case management and confidential consultation. Return to school after an extended illness, accident or surgery and medically excused absences must be arranged through the Health Office.  Students participating in athletics must show proof of a current physical examination will have their Sports Clearance overseen by Health Services.

 

 

WHS School nurse Michelle Rizza

 

Michelle Rizza, BSN, RN, has been employed for the past ten years as a Registered Nurse in the Child Development Unit at MetroWest Medical Center in Natick.  Additionally, Michelle has been a substitute nurse for the Weston Public Schools for the past two years.  Michelle is excited to be formally joining the team, students and families of Weston High School as the High School Nurse. 

Michelle has a BA in psychology and a BSN in nursing from Framingham State University, and she is a veteran of the United States Navy.

Mrs. Rizza enjoys reading, her cats, and spending time with her husband and their daughter who currently attends high school.

 


Fax:  781-786-5839Telephone: 781-786-5830

 

 
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