• Nursing Services

    The health room staff treats illnesses and injuries that arise during the school day, as well as assists students and staff with the management of chronic health concerns. Our practice is guided by the Framework for 21st Century Nursing Practice.
     

    What Does a School Nurse Do?

    • Provides health services that increase school attendance
    • Helps prevent and control the spread of communicable disease
    • Administers specialized services to students (medications, tube feedings, insulin)
    • Verifies immunizations to keep the school in compliance with state mandates
    • Screens for hearing and vision deficits
    • Provides health professional input and direction for school and community policies and programs
    • Educates students and staff on managing their own health and wellness
    • Assists in the evaluation of students for special education services
     
    Please take a moment to review the guidelines page to assist you in making decisions regarding your child's health as it relates to the school day. Additionally, the web resources page contains links to the information you may find useful throughout the school year. We encourage you to start your student's day with breakfast and an encouraging word.

Our Team of Certified School Nurses

  • Elementary Schools

     
     
    Mrs. Bahn is the certified school nurse for the elementary buildings, K-4, in our school district. 
     
    Phone: 717-225-4731; extension 2089
    Fax:717-225-9238
     
     

    Background:

    Mrs. Bahn graduated from the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and in 2003 earned a Masters in Health Education from Penn State University. Mrs. Bahn is licensed as a registered nurse with prior practice experience in ambulatory surgery and nurse management. Mrs. Bahn is an active member of the York County School Nurses Association, the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners, and the National Association of School Nurses. 
     
    Mrs. Bahn is assisted at the elementary level by health care assistants:
     
    • Mrs. Julie Myers, RN, Spring Grove Elementary
    • Mrs. Sara Wallet, LPN, Paradise Elementary
    • Mrs. Amy Oleksak, LPN, New Salem Elementary
     

    Intermediate and Middle Schools

     
     
    Phone: 717-225-4731; extension 6089
    Fax: 717-225-7395
     
     
     
     

    Background: 

    Mrs. Bulgarelli graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Mrs. Bulgarelli is licensed as a registered nurse with prior practice experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and currently works at Children's Dental Surgery Center. Mrs. Bulgarelli is an active member of the York County School Nurses Association, the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners, and the National Association of School Nurses. 
     
    Mrs. Bulgarelli is assisted at the Middle and Intermediate levels by health care assistants:
     
    • Mrs. Laura Triantafyllou, LPN Middle School and Intermediate School
    • Mrs. Michele Soroko, BSN, RN, Intermediate School
     
     
    High School
     
     
    Phone: 717-225-4731; extension 7088
    Fax:717-225-7317
      
     
     
     

    Background: 

    Mrs. Speir graduated from York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and earned a Master's of Science in Nursing from Eastern Mennonite University. Mrs. Speir is licensed as a registered nurse with prior practice experience in an inpatient surgical unit. Mrs. Speir is an active member of the York County School Nurses Association, the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners, and the National Association of School Nurses. 
     
    Mrs. Speir is assisted at the high school level by health care assistant:
     
    • Mrs. Victoria Costella, RN