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Health and Safety

At our preschool, health and safety are a top priority. Our experienced staff is dedicated to making sure that each child is safe and has professional care should he or she become ill during the school day.

  • Our staff is trained to address and manage issues of health and safety with a registered nurse on-site daily.
  • Hand-washing is encouraged and enforced!
  • Toddler toys are washed and disinfected on a regular basis.
  • Fire drills are practiced and evacuation is as easy as walking out a classroom’s back door.
  • Only authorized relatives and caregivers are permitted to pick students up at the end of the day.


The health suite is staffed Monday–Thursday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. by nurses Donna Friedman, R.N., M.A.S., and Monica Stewart, R.N. They are trained to manage chronic student health concerns such as diabetes, asthma, and allergies. They maintain immunization records and can administer medication with parental permission and physician approval. They also train staff in the use of an Epipen, enabling teachers to provide immediate emergency care in the event of a life-threatening allergic reaction.

Food Allergies

We’re equipped to handle all food allergies, including allergies to peanuts, tree nuts, milk and dairy products, eggs, and gluten. Because some students have severe allergies to nuts, we can make a classroom’s kitchen nut-free upon a parent’s request. We also ask parents to take extra care when helping kids pack safe foods. The nurses have compiled a helpful list of nut allergy dos and dont’s.

Safety and Security

The Goldsmith Entrance is the only entrance to the Early Childhood Center. Only staff members have the authority to buzz in visitors. All other entrances and exits are locked from the inside. The school building is fitted with a sprinkler system. Fire exit routes make evacuation easy and safe for students of all ages.

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