Nurse Frazier Ellington may be reached by telephone or email
Please feel free to reach out should you have any questions regarding the health of your student. Below is important information regarding the reporting of an absence for your student.
When your student is absent you must notify the nurse.
Please leave a clear voicemail with the student's name, your name, email or phone number, and relationship to the student.
Please include the student’s homeroom number, teacher, and grade
The Nurse can be reached by:
When reporting an Absence, PLEASE do the following
State the reason for ANY absence
If the student is sick, please
Please continue to follow the Daily Screening Symptom Checklist that you receive by email daily.
Readmission to School After an Absence
A student returning from an absence of any length must present to the School Principal or designee a written statement, dated and signed by the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) or adult pupil, of the reasons for the absence.
A note explaining a pupil's absence for noncommunicable illness for a period of more than three school days must be accompanied by a physician's statement of the pupil's illness.
A student who has been absent by reason of having or being suspected of having a communicable disease must present to the School Nurse written evidence of being free of communicable disease, in accordance with Policy No. 8451.
TPS Attendance Policy:
If Your Unvaccinated Student has Traveled:
Please stay home and notify the Nurse of your return
Continue to follow the Teaneck Public School Covid 19 Quarantine Guidance Chart:
Quarantine periods will be based on the NJDOH’s COVID - 19 Health Matrix (transmission) level: LOW, MODERATE, HIGH, or VERY HIGH
Quarantine for Unvaccinated Student/Staff after domestic travel (longer than 24hrs) outside of NJ, NY, PA, and DE or any International travel
A downloadable version of the above information is available below as a PDF