During this time of year, germs are plenty. Right now, the amount of sick students in our school is too much! Ms. Lavender, our school nurse, says, “Some students come into my office with a temperature, but feel they cannot miss school. I tell them they have to go home!” When you come to school sick your classmates are much more likely to catch the sickness. It is better to stay at home and fall a little behind than to get all your friends sick. Flu season is upon us, so be cautious. Be sure to wash your hands, do not share drinks with friends and cover your coughs. Check out the illness guidelines in this article’s featured image