The Clinic at Stockdick Junior High:
Open to students Monday-Friday 8:45am-3:55pm
Tessa Gonzales, RN, BSN
Nidia Vasquez, MA
Please inform the school is your student has been diagnosed with a reportable condition such as flu, strep throat, staph, ringworm, pinkeye, chicken pox etc. Please encourage your student to come to the clinic if they are feeling ill during the school day. Students should not text parents that they are ill. Any communication regarding illness should come from the clinic in order for the absence to be excused by the nurse. Please be aware of Katy ISD 24 hour rule regarding fever (100.0 degrees or higher), vomiting and diarrhea. Please keep your student home until they are free of these symptoms without medication for 24 hours. Please notify the nurse if your child has a change in their medical history. It is important that our records are up to date to best assist your child in the clinic. Please keep contact information, phone numbers, and emergency contact information current.
Notes from the clinic
Health & Nutrition
Please encourage your child to start each day with breakfast, bring a water bottle to school and go to bed early. The brain needs glucose to function and an optimal level. Brain functions such as thinking, memory, and learning are closely linked to glucose levels and how efficiently the brain uses this fuel source. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that teenagers receive between 8.5 hours and 9.25 hours each night.
Please click on the “Health services” link at the top right of this page. Find the “medication” link to access a form to meet your students need.
Medication at School
All medication (prescription and nonprescription) need to be brought to the clinic. Please bring unexpired medications in the original container to the clinic. Students may drop off medications except controlled substance to the clinic.
At the junior high level student are permitted to carry certain medications in their backpack as long as a parent and physician have filled out completely and signed the form Parent/Physician Authorization for Self-Administration of Asthma or Anaphylaxis Medication by a Student. If your student requires short term medication use then the form Administration of medication at school 15 day or less If your child requires medication to be administered throughout the school year use the form Administration of medication at school for more than 15 days. Some conditions such as: Migraines, Seizures, Asthma, Anaphylaxis or Diabetes have an Action plan to be completed. All forms will need to be filled out completely with no blanks and signed by the parent and/or physician.
Texas state law and Katy ISD requires every student have current immunizations or have a current physician provided medical exemption or current state-issued affidavit for reasons of conscience exemption on file in order to attend school. Original forms for the reasons of conscience must be given to the school nurse to be kept on file. Copies are not valid. Please check out the link “immunization requirements” through the Health services quick link. Students will not be permitted into the 7th grade without up to date immunization documentation provided to the nurse. Records are excepted at any time throughout the year.
Seventh grade students will be screened for vision, hearing and Texas Risk Assessment for Type 2 Diabetes (TRAT2).
7th Grade Girls and 8th Grade boys will be screened for scoliosis in the first semester.