• The SUN. Question....Is it a Friend?.... or Foe?

    Answer: Both

    Please be careful and be aware of serious situations that occur when sun and heat are extreme. Click on link to the left for more information from the Norterra Canyon Pirate's Nurse. 


    Nurse: Jennifer Van Gysel, RN, BSN 

    Hello Pirate families! I am so happy to have been brought on board at Norterra Canyon as your school nurse. As part of the crew, it is my goal to help students stay as healthy as possible while they learn and grow as individuals and navigate the world around them. As a mom of 5 buccaneers of my own, 2 still at Boulder Creek High School, I am well aware of the challenges students face today and the team effort it takes to help them be successful. Know that when your student comes to the health office for assistance, I will do my best to treat your child, then encourage them to persevere as students. As parents, you may have questions or concerns regarding your child's health. You are always welcome to call me and I will try to help in any way I can.           

    My Contact Information is:

    Health Center Phone: 623-445-8211

    Voicemail Phone: 623-445-8210

    Health Office Fax: 623-445-8280

    Email: Jennifer.VanGysel@dvusd.org


    NOTE TO PARENTS WHO's CHILD WILL BE 11 SOON!  .......consider scheduling an appointment for them to receive their Tdap and Meningococcal vaccines. These are mandatory for students, but be sure to have them given on or after the actual 11th birthday, or your clinician may not give the Meningococcal vaccine and you will have to make another appointment. DVUSD is having an immunization clinic  July 14, 2022 for district students. Please go on the district website for further information. 


             Trouble With Getting Insurance? Finding Insurance? Affording Insurance?  List of Dental/Medical Service Providers     Help may be a phone call away! If you or someone you know is having financial and/or                   insurance issues, click on the link to see a list of dental and medical service providers that may be able to help so health and wellness is not neglected.                                                                                                                                        

     Every day we have a choice...a choice to do the best we can that day and a choice to believe that others are doing the best that they can. Let's believe the best in each other, and in turn, bring out the best in each other.     - J. Van Gysel, RN