No More Mr. Lice Guy!!!
Fri, Dec 7 9:42pm
Holmes Elementary

Here's a message that Holmes parent Heather Matheny has sent out for the past few years that's still relevant for today.....

In case you haven't heard, those little buggers are out there. The best method for prevention is talking about it! If you are not regularly checking your child's hair...start!  

We are all free and clear. ARE YOU???

Winter is in the air

There may be lice in your hair

 

Ponytails for all

Hopefully the nurse does not call

 

Combs and shampoo

There is so much you can do

 

Lice do like girls or boys

But not their wooden toys

 

We are in this together

Darn this crazy weather

 

 

Head Lice Facts:

  • Can affect anyone
  • Lice are small, tan colored insects 1/8"long
  • Lice and eggs are found on the hair, usually close to the scalp and are easily spotted around the part and hairline
  • Treatment for lice can be bought over the counter at any drug store
  • After treatment, continual checking of hair for lice and/or eggs is recommended.

Helpful Tips To Remember:

  • Check children's hair daily  for eggs and lice.
  • Pull children's hair back (e.g. ponytail).
  • No sharing hats, jackets, headbands etc.
  • Tea Tree oil products are a good preventative method.
  • Headlamps and flashlights are awesome to use to spot them.
  • Where do head lice plant their crops?    

In corn rows!

  • What is a head lice's favorite Broadway musical?   

Hair!

  • What do you call a head lice to the third power?   
Lice cubed!
  • What is the favorite lice nursery rhyme?   

Three Blind Lice!