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IXL
6758 322nd Rd
Arkansas City, Kansas 67005
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7:55a - 3:15p

Please contact the office if your child will be absent or tardy.

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Phone: 620-441-2055
Fax: 620-441-2059
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Staying Healthy 101

Is that a bump on your head??

As we all know most kids have that “nothing will happen to me” mentality and that sense of feeling invincible. Wouldn’t it be nice to just wrap our kids in a bubble so nothing bad will happen to them? YES, but realistically, it’s not an option.

Kids will be kids; bumps and bruises will happen.

However, when it comes to a hit or blow to the HEAD, we need to be more cautious and recognize the warning signs/symptoms of a possible CONCUSSION….

  • Change in level of consciousness, increased drowsiness, confusion, difficult to arouse

  • Pupils are slow to react or unequal

  • Blurred vision, sensitivity to light and/or noise

  • Slurred speech

  • Loss of sensation to any extremity

  • Feeling nauseated or vomiting

  • Headache or “pressure” in the head

  • Unable to recall events prior to or after the hit

If you answer YES to just one of the above warning signs/symptoms, you should be seen right away by your primary care physician or the nearest Emergency Department.

For more information on Concussion, please visit

https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/index.html

 

HEALTHY Kids become better LEARNERS!

Nurse Lacy

 

Featured Teacher

Get to know IXL’s amazing staff!!

 

Shari High – First Grade

Mrs. High

This is my third year teaching here at IXL.  My first year I taught second grade and I am excited to be teaching first grade again this year.  I graduated with my Bachelors in Education from Southwestern College.  I am currently attending Newman University to get my ESOL endorsement.  

My husband, David and I have been married for 22 years and we live in Douglass. We have three children, Jayden she is in 10th grade, Jace is in 8th grade and Jill is in 6th grade.  I stayed at home with my children until Jill  began Kindergarten, this is when I began my journey to complete my degree in education.  I volunteered, substitute taught, taught Sunday School at our church and was a Paraprofessional during my years in college (and continued to raise my family).  I enjoy children of all ages and feel they need the nurturing as well as the curriculum, this is why I chose to become an educator.   

During the summer we camp and take the boat on the lake for enjoyment.  During the school year the kids are involved in sports, other school activities and church functions.  I enjoy watching my kids from the sidelines!!

 

 

 

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