Certified School Nurse: Mrs. Michele Krippe, RN, CSN, MPH
3715 Preston Lane
Center Valley, PA 18034
Phone: 610-282-3700 ext. 6560
Hi, I am the Certified School Nurse for the Middle School. I graduated from Wilkes College with a BS majoring in nursing. I obtained my school nurse certificate from Cedar Crest College. I obtained my Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice from the University of Massachusetts. I have been working at Southern Lehigh as one of the Certified School Nurses since August of 1999.
Health Room Information
Reporting a student absent: If your student is absent from school please report their absence to the attendance line at 610-282-3700 Ext. 1. Please provide your student's name, grade, team, homeroom and reason for absence. If your child is absent for 2 or more days you can request homework also. Please allow 24 hours for the homework to be collected. Homework can be picked up in the guidance office or you may request the homework be sent home with a friend. Please inform the friend that you would like them to pick up the homework. If your student has a medical concern and you would like to speak to the nurse, please call the nurse's office at 610-282-3700 ext 6560 or you can email Mrs. Krippe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Screenings: Students receive various screenings throughout the school year depending on their current grade level. These include vision, hearing, scoliosis, height, weight and BMI. Students are also mandated, by law, to receive physicals and dental exams in certain grades. To view what screenings are required by grade level click here. If at any time you would like your student to receive a screening which is not mandated for their grade, or if you notice your student seems to be having a problem with vision, hearing etc please contact the health room with your concern and we can arrange to complete the screening.
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