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Arkansas State Board of Health Immunization Requirements for School Entry
The requirements for entry into school are:
Kindergarten: At least four doses of Diphtheria/Tetanus/Acellular Pertussis (DTaP), Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTP), or Diphtheria/Tetanus (DT pediatric) vaccine; at least four three doses of Polio vaccine; two doses of MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine; three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine; one dose of Hepatitis A; and two doses of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine. A medical professional’s [medical doctor (MD), advanced practice nurse (APN), doctor of osteopathy (DO), or physician assistant (PA)] history of disease may be accepted in lieu of receiving Varicella vaccine. No self or parental history of varicella disease will be accepted Exception: If a student has previously received two doses of measles, one dose of mumps and one dose of rubella before January 1, 2010, the doses will be accepted as compliant to immunization requirements and 2 MMRs are not required.
1st through 12th grade: At least three or four doses of Diphtheria/Tetanus/Acellular Pertussis (DTaP), Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTP), Diphtheria/Tetanus (DT-pediatric), Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td-adult) or Tetanus/Diphtheria/Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) and one dose of Tdap for ages 10 -11 years (as of September 1st each year) and older or 3 doses for unvaccinated persons 7 years of age or older (including persons who cannot document prior vaccination); at least four three doses of Polio vaccine; two doses of MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine; two or three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine; one dose of Hepatitis A for First Grade; two doses of varicella vaccine; and one or two doses of Meningococcal vaccine with one dose for 7th grade and a second dose of Meningococcal vaccine at age 16 years (as of September 1st each year). However, if the first dose of Meningococcal vaccine is administered at age 16 years or older, no second dose is required; or if not vaccinated prior to age 16 years, one dose is required. A medical professional’s [medical doctor (MD), advanced practice nurse (APN), doctor of osteopathy (DO), or physician assistant (PA)] history of disease may be accepted in lieu of receiving Varicella vaccine. No self or parental history of varicella disease will be accepted. (See Table II). Exception: If a student has previously received two doses of measles, one dose of mumps and one dose of rubella before January 1, 2010, the doses will be accepted as compliant to immunization requirements and 2 MMRs are not required.
7th grade: In addition to the vaccines requirements listed under 1st through 12th grade, one dose of Meningococcal vaccine.
Every child must have received all of the vaccines, be in-process of receiving needed doses or show proof that they have a letter from the Arkansas Department of Health approving serology as proof of immunity, or applied for an exemption for those vaccines he/she has not received in order to continue attendance in a public or private school. School may temporarily admit a child provided that the child becomes appropriately immunized, is in-process of receiving the needed doses of vaccine, or shows proof that they have applied for an exemption for those vaccines he/she has not received within thirty (30) calendar days after the child’s original admission or by October 1st for Tdap and Meningococcal vaccines at age 11 and 16 years, respectively. "In process" means the student has received at least one dose of the required immunizations and is waiting the minimum time interval to receive the additional doses. When a student is admitted who is in the process of completing the required minimum immunizations, the facility shall require each student to complete the required doses on schedule. A written statement from a public health nurse or private physician stating that the student is in process and containing a date when he/she must return for the next immunization shall be in the student's file. If a student does not produce documentation of additional immunizations per the schedule or show proof that they have applied for an exemption from the immunization requirements, they must be excluded from school until documentation is provided.
HOXIE HIGH SCHOOL
STUDENT DRESS CODE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR
RULE # 18: Student Dress and Grooming
A student will not practice a mode of dress, style of hair, or standard of personal grooming extreme to the point of creating a disturbance of the educational atmosphere. Students who refuse to abide by reasonable guidelines and conform to the dress code will be subject to disciplinary action at the discretion of the administrator. Extreme dress code violations will be sent home. (Miniskirts fall in that category.)
The matter of personal grooming and attire, cleanliness, and safety fall within the public charge since the conduct pattern of any particular group reflects the inner maturity, training, ideals and, to some extent, the goals of the individuals involved. Grooming and attire of themselves would be of small consequence otherwise.
The following items of appearance and wearing apparel will not be permitted:
Articles of clothing with spikes, chains, spiked jewelry, etc.
- Bare feet, house shoes, pajamas and blankets
- Bare midriff/side and back (This will be checked by student standing in a normal standing position with hands and arms held to the side.)
- Unbuttoned shirts, low-cut blouses, and no cleavage etc.
- No Sleeveless shirts, spaghetti straps and halter tops.
- Transparent/see through apparel, fishnet
- No head covering of any type is to be worn in the school buildings while school is in session. This includes but is not limited to hoods, bandanas and hats. Hats are not allowed in classrooms.
- Miniskirts, short shorts, leggings or jeggings; indecent dress
- Clothes that display: 1) Profanity, 2) Suggestive language, 3) Drugs, alcohol, or tobacco advertisements
- Shorts will be permitted with the following guidelines:
1) Shorts must be no more than 6 inches from the top or the knee cap. No part of the shorts can be more than 6 inches from the top of the knee.
2) Bike shorts, leggings, and capri leggings can be worn but must be covered by legal length shorts or skirts.
- Pants cannot have holes more than 6 inches from the top of the knee cap.
- Pants must be worn above the hips (no sagging).
Students who violate the dress code must change or spend the day in ISS.
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