IMPORTANT REMINDER! For the 2011-2012 school year, ALL 7th-12th grade students will need proof of an ADOLESCENT WHOOPING COUGH booster (Tdap) before the beginning of the school year! If you have any questions, please contact the school nurse, 891-3050, ext. 116 or the Butte County Public Health Department.
A student in our community remains in the hospital after engaging in what is known among students as “the eraser challenge”. As this rather innocuous sounding game resulted in a serious illness, we want all parents to be aware of some of the dangerous games that have gained popularity both online and in communities across the nation.
The article below from Webmd.com, summarizes five of these “games”.
We encourage all parents to have discussions with their children about these and other activities in which students could inadvertently put themselves or others in danger.