The most common preventable ways babies and young children die are from drowning, preventable crib death, and being left with caretakers that have anger management issues and are not suited to caring for a child. In the past three years in Polk County, we have had 36 children die due to unsafe sleep (17) or drowning (18). Each year, these deaths account for more than 50% of all childhood deaths, both preventable and non-preventable. This is very eye opening.
DCF has a great brochure for preventing the three most common causes of preventable childhood death: water safety, safe sleep, and controlling emotions/anger in caretakers. You will find in the following attachments ways in which can help in preventing such disasters from taking place.
Childhood Fatality Prevention.English
Childhood Fatality Prevention.Spanish
Summer Safety Tips English
The following .pdf links contain registration information for the 2016 – 2017 school year. Please fill out the packet of information and return to the front office.
Return Date Info:
Fine Arts Audition Packet – January 8, 2016
6th – 8th Grade Registration – April 29, 2016
The American Medical Association has determined that bullying is a public-health issue with short and long term consequences for everyone involved. Click here to access the district website for the most current information, resources, and reporting procedures.
Employment Opportunities / Nondiscrimination Statement – District Information