Feigning Illness Skipping School.
For most kids, however, headaches are mild and will go away on their own within an hour or two—making regular school drop-off or at the very least, a late arrival a distinct possibility. Then you need to figure out is it something going on at school, is there a bullying situation, or is your child really sick? Yes No. I wont be at school!
I over use the "stomach ache" symptom way too much. If it's the day before the day you want to skip school, go take a nap and turn off all the lights, or if you're just chilling at home, turn off the lights closest to you and lie down on the nearest couch or chair. Fill it with warm water to drink and rinse through your mouth, especially under your tongue.
Even though the nurse said I didn't have a fever, I still got to get picked up! Rubbing on your nose can make it run so you genuinely look sick. Chickenpox If your child has chickenpox , keep them off school until all the spots have crusted over.
KM Kara Mendelsohn Feb 12, 2018. I used the tips and did stay home, thank you very much! Even if there are no other symptoms, a fever is a sign of an infection. Don't miss a whole week of school because you will end up really behind in school and have to make up a lot of work.
I tried the methods in this article and managed to get off school. Super helpful!
Ultimately, though, the diagnosis must always be confirmed with a throat swab. Ask the nurse if you can just "lay down. Fever with no other symptoms usually isn't reason enough for a child to stay home.