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NO PEANUTS/NUTS & PEANUT/NUT PRODUCTS

posted Apr 5, 2019, 5:00 AM by Hiromi Takahashi
The Japanese Language School of Greater Boston follows the policy and guidelines established by the school steering committee for Life-Threatening Food Allergies to ensure children’s safety and healthy life at school. Please read the following guidelines carefully.

1. PEANUT/ NUT-FREE 
(Prohibition of peanuts/nuts & peanut/nut products)
- Kindergarten: Do not bring peanuts/nuts or peanut/nut products for SNACK TIME
- Grades 1 through 6 & Japanese Language Division: Do not bring peanuts/nuts or peanut/nut products for LUNCH when the school has an afternoon session
- If peanuts/nuts or peanut/nut products were brought to school by mistake, they would be sent back home as they are.
2. NO SHARING / NO TRADING
- Sharing or trading food during SNACK TIME and LUNCH is prohibited to avoid accidents related to Life-Threatening Allergies. 
Attention: Please explain to your child the importance of this rule.
3. PEANUT/ NUT-FREE SEATING
To avoid accidents caused by Life-Threatening Allergies, HR teacher carefully considers seating for those children with Life-Threatening Food Allergies during the SNACK TIME / LUNCH. Also, we ask parents and guardians of children who have Life-Threatening Food Allergies to be present at the SNACK TIME / LUNCH. 
4. Teachers and school staff do not administer any medical treatments. 
5. The school makes every possible effort to contact Parents and emergency contacts in case of emergency and to make a necessary arrangement to transport your child to an emergency care facility by ambulance. Transportation costs will be the responsibility of parents and guardians.


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