The Anne Arundel County Department of Health conducts mandated vision and hearing screening in public and private schools for children inpreschool, kindergarten, third grade, eighth grade and for students new to Anne Arundel County schools.
Special-education students andstudents receiving speech therapy may be also recommended for screening. If your child wears glasses, he or she should bring them to school on the day of the screening.
Students in the appropriate grades in the following schools will be screened this month.
* Nov. 12 -- Severna Park and West Annapolis elementaries, and Gibson Island Country School.
* Nov. 13-15 --Marley and Crofton elementaries.
* Nov. 19-20 -- Bodkin and Edgewater elementaries.
* Nov. 21-22 -- Crofton Woods Elementary and St. Philip Neri.