Health Room

The Health Room of the GISW serves students from preschool through twelfth grade and is open Monday through Friday from 7:45am to 5:00pm.

If a student is injured or feels unwell during school hours, they are required to inform the current teacher or other supervising staff member. The supervising person will make the decision whether the child needs to see the health room staff.

Our GISW health care team includes:

Please click the following link to get to the respective counseling pages:

> Counselor (Elementary School)

> Counselor (Grades 5 through 12)


Calling in Sick:

Please send all absences in the Elementary School and Upper School due to illness to  or call Ms. Kathryn Deschler at 301.767.3828. To call in sick for a preschooler please continue to call the number 301.767.3837. Thank you!

Important Health Policies and Waivers:

> Health Requirements

> Allergy Policy

> Allergy Waiver

> Anti-Bullying Policy

> Lice - No Nit Policy and Lice Fact Sheet

Submitting Health Related Forms:

New families will get an invitation to join Magnus from
Current GISW families can log into Magnus at:
Please send requests for a new invitation or to reset a password to
For help navigating the Magnus system or for customer support at Magnus Health, click on the "Need Help?" button in the top left corner of the Magnus Health account front desk or call their support team at (919) 502-7689.

COVID-19 Guidelines at GISW:

> Information and current guidelines