Food Allergies at School In the Classroom: In respect for students order on the Allergy Action Plan. Please
with nut and other food allergies, our see the nurse for more information.
Tips for Parents: school prohibits classroom snacks that
contain nuts. Food Permission Forms will
1. Meet with the School Nurse to plan be sent home before a classroom party or
your child’s medical care celebration. Please sign and return.
2. Every school year, you and your Students will not be permitted to have
doctor need to complete the snack if food permission slip has not been Cranbury School
Allergy Action Plan. The form can returned to teacher. Provide a safe
be downloaded from alternative if student is not permitted to If you have questions, please contact the
www.cranburyschool.org Please have the snack. nurses in the Health Office.
submit the forms after July 1 prior
to the start of the new school year. In the Cafeteria: Meet the cafeteria staff Barbara O’Connell and Penny Corey
3. Please bring in the medicine and and review food ingredient lists. Make a list
current school picture to the school of safe cafeteria foods and give it to your
nurse on the day before school child’s teacher and the cafeteria staff. It is Fax# 609-860-8563
starts. Do not have your child helpful to give the cafeteria staff a photo of
bring in the medicine. your child. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Alert your child’s teachers about
We have allergy free tables for all food-
his/her food allergy.
allergic students in grades K-4. Food
5. Provide a supply of safe foods for
allergic students may invite a friend with a
your child’s use during snack,
“safe” lunch to join him/her at the allergy-
classroom parties, or celebrations.
free table. Food-allergic students, in the
Provide a safe lunch in case of
upper grades, are not required to sit at the
6. Teach your child to refuse any
food that he/she thinks may be On the School Bus: Our school policy For forms or medical information go to
unsafe, and never to share food. prohibits eating food on the school bus www.cranburyschool.org. Under
7. Teach your child to immediately (Cranbury School Board of Education resources, click on Health Information, and
tell an adult if he/she feels ill. Policy). then click on Forms.
8. Consider an allergy alert bracelet
for your child to wear at school. Self Medication: Self Medication: Your
child, Grades 6-8, may carry an Epi-pen
and single dose of Benadryl of there is an 5/15/11 bo