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About the Nurse

My name is Andy Boyd and I am very excited to be a part of the Magnolia Parkway team! I am originally from Dallas, Texas and I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 25 years. We have two children. I have a Baccalaureate degree in Biological Science from Texas A&M Commerce and Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from Baylor University. I began my career as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake in Dallas. I have been a school nurse for 7 years and I believe I have the best job in the world. I am proud to be a part of Magnolia Independent School District and I look forward to assisting you and your student in achieving your goals for a healthy body and mind. If you have questions or need to submit documents of any kind, please feel to contact me at any time via email at:
 
email - aboyd@magnoliaisd.org   (you may scan documents here)
phone -  281-252-7440
Fax - 281-252-7447
 
Have a great year! Nurse Boyd
 

Recent Posts

END OF YEAR MEDICATION PICK UP

 

 

Dear Parent/Guardian,

The end of the school year is quickly approaching.  If you have medications in the clinic for a student, please make arrangements to have an adult pick them up by 1:00 p.m. on 05/26/2017.   Any medications left after this time will be discarded.  Absolutely no medications will be kept past this date

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Andy Boyd R.N.

MPES School Nurse

281-252-7440

 

POLAR EXPRESS DAY IS DECEMBER 14TH

 

ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, WE WILL HAVE OUR ANNUAL M.P.E.S. POLAR EXPRESS DAY.  OUR P.T.O. WILL BE PROVIDING COOKIES AND HOT CHOCOLATE FOR THE STUDENTS.   IF YOUR STUDENT HAS FOOD ALLERGY OR OTHER FOOD SENSITIVITY, AND YOU WOULD PREFER TO SEND AN ALTERNATIVE SNACK FOR THEM, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO DO SO.

As you may have noticed, we have implemented the final part of our Air Quality Flag Program here at Magnolia Parkway.  Thank you to Mr. Corey for installing the flag. 
 
The flag is also visible to the car rider line so that it can be utilized by the parents as well.  Please take notice of the colors as these indicate the air quality for that day.   For more information please see the previous post or visit https://www.airnow.gov/

"If you are sick"..........

Please watch this short, informational video on keeping you and your family well as we enter this Flu season. 
We are excited to announce that Woodforest Pediatric Dentistry will be on our campus again this year on November the 3rd to present their "Marvin the Monkey" program for our Prekindergarten through first grade students

CDC Information on Norovirus

This is a short video from the CDC highlighting the Norovirus.  This virus is one of the leading causes for pediatrician visits related to diarrhea.  It is also responsible for many outbreaks on cruise ships. This virus is easily transmitted and may lead to severe dehydration.   The CDC states that alcohol based hand cleaner (Purell/Germex) are NOT effective against this virus.  So, it is important to practice good hand hygiene with SOAP and WATER.   
At Magnolia Parkway Elementary, we will be monitoring the air quality daily and alerting our staff to any alerts in air quality based on the color coded system at AirNow.gov. This enables us to better serve our students and staff who may have respiratory concerns.  

Zika virus and pregnancy

Zika virus can be spread from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby. There have been reports of birth defects and other poor pregnancy outcomes in babies of mothers who were infected with Zika virus while pregnant. Until more is known, CDC recommends special precautions for the following groups:

  • Pregnant women should consider postponing travel to the areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. Pregnant women who must travel to one of these areas should talk to their doctor or other healthcare professional first and strictly follow steps to avoid mosquito bites during the trip. 
  • Women trying to become pregnant should consult with their healthcare professional before traveling to these areas and strictly follow

Scientists at CDC and the Pan American Health Organization are working with public health experts in Brazil and other affected countries to investigate the possible link between Zika virus infection and microcephaly.

For more information please visit:  http://www.cdc.gov/media/dpk/2016/dpk-zika-virus.html