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About tharrah

School Nurse, Peirce School, Arlington, Ma

End of year reminders

The end of the school year is fast approaching. Here are some general reminders. Most forms that are required through the health office can be downloaded from the Arlington Public Schools website. Incoming K- a student’s health file is considered … Continue reading

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Asthma & Allergy Support Group

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Happy March!

We have seen a couple of cases of head lice in the first grade and kindergarten. Notices have gone home with your students today. These children have been treated and cleared by me. A few pointers when inspecting your child’s … Continue reading

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Fit Girls Registration Info

What: The Fit Girls Fitness Program is a running and reading program for girls in 4th and 5th grade that builds self-esteem and confidence, and helps girls connect with and give back to their community. The bulk of the program … Continue reading

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Allergy & Asthma Programs

Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 “Common Food Allergy and Asthma Symptoms and What to Do about Them”Speaker: allergist David Gruenberg, MD, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MAAre you or your children bothered by chronic hives, a stuffy nose, breathing or digestive problems, or … Continue reading

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New girls fitness program coming to Peirce School this spring

What is FitGirls? FitGirls is a non-competitive fitness initiative that inspires active lifestyles, female friendships, personal growth, and the confidence that comes from working toward and achieving goals. Teams of 4th and 5th grade girls meet twice a week right … Continue reading

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Upcoming events

Today (12/12/12) SMILE dental clinic will be serving some of our students here at Peirce. After the 1st of the year, 3rd grade will begin a program called Pennies for Patients. They will be collecting spare change to support Leukemia … Continue reading

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