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PA Cyber schedules free student health screens

Oct 2, 2015

All PA Cyber regional offices will be offering free on-site student health screenings on specific dates during the months of October and November.

School nurse Dana Marquis and her staff will personally conduct the free screenings for height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis (curvature of the spine).

“The on-site screenings are a convenient way for our parents to meet this state-mandated requirement,” said Marquis.

Student health screenings are required annually for all students in kindergarten through grade 12, with scoliosis screenings beginning in grades 6 and 7.

Parents are asked to preregister with a preferred appointment time at their nearest PA Cyber office on the scheduled date by emailing Marquis at dana.marquis@pacyber.org. However, walk-ins will not be turned away, she said.

Parents may choose at their own expense to have a child’s doctor perform mandated screenings as part of the child’s regular program of health care. If they do so, they need to have the physician fill out a form to satisfy the state mandate that is kept on file with the school. Forms are available through the student Learning Management System or may be requested by emailing Marquis.

Student Health Screening Schedule:

  • Erie Office: Tuesday, 10/20/15, 10:30 AM -1:30 PM
  • Wexford Office: Wednesday, 10/21/15, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Greensburg Office: Thursday, 10/22/15, 10:30 AM -1:30 PM
  • Pittsburgh Office: Friday, 10/23/15, 10:30 AM -1:30 PM
  • Midland 652 Building: Tuesday, 10/27/15, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Philadelphia Office: Tuesday, 11/3/15, 9:00 AM -1:30 PM
  • Allentown Office: Wednesday, 11/4/15, 9:00 AM -1:30 PM
  • Harrisburg Office: Thursday, 11/5/15, 9:00 AM -1:30 PM
  • State College Office: Friday, 11/6/15, 9:00 AM -11:30 AM
Media Contact

Casie Colalella / casie.colalella@pacyber.org

About PA Cyber

Serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) is one of the largest, most experienced, and most successful online public schools in the nation. PA Cyber's online learning environments, personalized instructional methods, and choices of curricula connect Pennsylvania students and their families with state-certified and highly-qualified teachers, and rich academic content that is aligned to state standards. Founded in 2000, PA Cyber is headquartered in Midland (Beaver County) and maintains a network of support offices throughout the state. As a public school, PA Cyber is open for enrollment by any school-age child residing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and does not charge tuition to students or families.