Student Medication at School Protocol

Parents’ Guide for Student Medication at School

The school medication law is designed to protect student and school staff from harm.  In order to administer medication to students the following requirements must be met.

1.  Medication must be brought into the school office by parent.

a.  Please do not send medication on the bus or in with your child.

2.  Medication must be in the original container.

     a.  If medication needs to be split/cut, it is to be done by parents.

b.  If medication needs to be crushed, parent are to send a pill crusher.

c.  If medication needs to be measured, parent are to send in the correct

                tool (such as measuring teaspoon).

3.  LOSD Medication form must be filled out and signed:

a. Permission for Staff to Administer Medication form must signed by parent for

                prescription or non-prescription meds to be kept in the office, classroom, or

                Extended Daycare room. 

b. Student Self-medication form must be signed by parent, student, and school

                administrator for meds carried by a student.  Prescription meds also need the

                doctor’s signature on the form.  The only meds that can be carried by

                students in elementary school are diabetes medication, epipen’s, and inhalers.

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Hallinan Spelling Bee

Yesterday we had twelve fourth and fifth graders compete in our annual Hallinan Spelling Bee!


Charlotte Thompson and Dylan Burg tied for second place. Our winner this year is Emilie Croteau! She will advance to the Portland Tribune/Comcast Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 12th. Wish her good luck!



LOSF Fast Facts


Foundation Facts

Did you know the LOSD is recognized on the following websites as one of the most outstanding school districts?  Not only in Oregon, but we’ve also been voted the top district in the United States!  Please check out the following links and pass them along to friends and families in our community. Let’s get the word out about how fabulous our teachers, schools, staff and administrators are; and how committed to our school and community families are to keeping this momentum going for every student in Lake Oswego!


LOSD receives an A+ rating.

Start Class

LOSD earns the #1 ranking in the country.

Great Schools

LOSD schools earned top city rankings.

School Digger

LOSD earns Top Ranking Schools in Oregon.


Lake Oswego is one of the ten best places for families to live and is #1 for quality of school district.

US News & World Report

We have one gold medal high school and one silver medal high school. Approximately 10% of high schools nationwide are recognized with gold or silver medals!

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Seussical Jr. Musical at LOJ

LOJ play

Tickets are now available to Lake Oswego Junior High’s musical production of Seussical Jr! They are $10.00 each. You can purchase tickets online or at the door (cash only at the door).

Opening night will be on Thursday, February 18 at 7:00pm.  The other three shows will be onFriday, February 19 at 7:00pm; a matinee performance on Saturday, February 20 at 2:00pm; and our closing night performance will be at 7:00pm that evening. We have two amazing casts performing. So, plan to come to more than one performance to be highly entertained by our very talented actors and actresses!

For more information and to purchase tickets please visit us