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Personal Hygiene for Your Student!

Good personal hygiene promotes good health, combats germs, and let’s face it, makes it much more pleasant to be around people. As your children grow and begin entering puberty, begin discussing good hygiene—define what good hygiene is . . . read more

Sport-Related Concussion

GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS What is a concussion ? A concussion is a brain injury that cannot be seen on x-rays or CT scans. It affects the way your child may think and remember things, and can cause a variety of . . . read more

Proper Care for Head Lice!

Head lice are tiny insects that live on the skin covering the top of your head, called the scalp. They can be spread by close contact with other people. Head lice infect hair on the head. Tiny eggs on the hair look like flakes of . . . read more

Belle Valley Parents

Health Office - The school's nurses are on duty during school hours. They will help the student to determine if he/she needs temporary treatment or if the student's parents are to be notified. If a student finds it necessary to see . . . read more

Requirements for Entering School

Click here to view requirements needed for entering school. read more

Requirements for Entering School

Click here to view requirements needed for entering school. read more

What is H1N1 Flu?

H1N1 is a type of influenza (flu) virus that causes respiratory disease that can spread between people. Most people infected with this virus in the United States have had mild disease, but some have had more severe illness, and there has been . . . read more

H1N1 Flu Information

Dear Parents: Recently, you have been hearing a great deal about the H1N1 flu infection, commonly known as the “swine flu.” The purpose of this letter is to first, let you know that the principals at both Belle Valley North and . . . read more


Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways that affects almost 10% of children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood. Last year, children with asthma missed an estimated 12.8 million school days due to . . . read more

School Health Program

The Department of Human Services (DHS) of Illinois has put together a link for health information that pertains to the school setting.  The link has information and resources that can be helpful.   Click on the following School . . . read more

AED and CPR Training at Belle Valley

In July of 2006, it became an Illinois State Law to have an automated external defibrillator (AED) in all schools with physical fitness facilities, including a trained user on the premises.  An AED is located in each school in the . . . read more


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