Free and Reduced Price Meals, Scholarships and Financial Assistance: New Applications must be completed at the beginning of EACH school year.
There are copies of the free and reduced lunch application available all year long in the Shorewood Health Office and at the front desk. Please complete an application at any time during the school year as family needs change.
Students that attended any school in the Shoreline School District the previous school year and qualified for Free or Reduced Lunches will have a 30 day “grace” period at the beginning of the school year. It is very important for families to complete the new application and turn them in as early as possible in September of each school year so there will be no disruption of services. The 30 Day grace period for 2015-2016 ENDs on October 21st.
Please be aware that even if a student does not intend to eat lunch at school, we urge students to apply for free or reduced lunch. If a student qualifies, they will be given a letter verifying qualification. SAVE THE QUALIFYING LETTER to be used for documentation for a variety of fee waivers/fee reductions such as:
Summer School Scholarships
Field Trip Fees
Students should see their counselor regarding fee waivers. If you choose to do so, you may give a copy of your qualifying letter to your school counselor or nurse to be filed in a confidential file. This will enable you to be contacted about possible waivers, reductions and opportunities based on free/reduced lunch qualification.
School Health Information and Immunization Requirements:
Please note: **A new Certificate of Immunization is not required if your student is a current Shoreline School Student. For example: Students advancing from grade school to middle school or middle school to high school. Your student’s Certificate of Immunization will be on file with their new Shoreline school.
Washington state law requires that all children up to the age of 21 be fully immunized on or before the first day of school. Shoreline requires that students must have proof of immunization or an approved Certificate of Exemption by the 20th school day of attendance. If no proof/waiver by the 20th day of attendance at school, the student may not continue to attend school until documents are received. For students who start on Sept 9th, this means Oct 7th is the last day they can attend without being in compliance. The school nurse will notify you in writing if your student is out of compliance.
For new Shoreline Students this means the school MUST have on file:
- A signed and completed Certificate of Immunization form, or
- A Certificate of Exemption Form (see below) exempting the student from these requirements for medical, philosophical or religious reasons.
Requirement for Certificate of Exemption:
- The Certificate of Exemption form for newly enrolled students and current students who have new immunization requirements must include a physician’s signature for those wishing to exempt for medical or philosophical reasons. Proof of membership in a religious group that does not allow a health care practitioner to provide medical treatment to a child, is required for those claiming a religious exemption.
School Health Questions? Contact:
Paula Williams RN, BSN
Shorewood High School
Informed Consent Form: This is a two-part form which must be completed and returned if you wish to deny release of student information to organizations/individuals, and/or want your student’s name withheld from the student directory and other publishable materials. This form must be completed and returned every year. This document will be mailed in August Due date will be September 9th. (Download- Informed Consent)
Notice of Student Publicity: From time to time during the year, the school publicizes various student achievements, awards and events. Please let the Front Office know if you do not want us to use an image of your child (photo and/or videotape) for internal and external publicity. Publicity may include both print and electronic publishing (internet and Channel 26, the district’s local access channel).