School Nurses

Welcome & Department Overview

Welcome to the School Nurses webpage!  We will be using this page for posting direct information regarding school health and other pertinent information for families.  Please feel free to use the email form below to contact us, or call the  phone numbers listed if you have questions.

The School District of Baraboo health services include: 

  • Population screenings - vision, hearing, blood pressure

  • Health education and promotion throughout the district 

  • Oversee the administration of medications by school staff throughout the district

  • Creation and coordination with students, parents and staff regarding individual and emergency health plans

  • Provision of referrals to community agencies

  • Development and maintenance of nursing and health related policies and procedures for our district

  • Participation in IEP, 504 and Pupil Services Team meetings, when invited

  • Participation in district committees

  • Provision of staff development related to health needs of students and communicable diseases

  • Participation in select community committee and advisory groups

  • Enforcement of the student immunization law requirements

  • Collaboration with the local health departments in communicable disease control and intervention

  • Collaboration with community partners for the provision of prevention programs and health lessons

School Nurses

Katie Brescia

Is the school nurse for GLW and Baraboo High School. Her main office is located at the high school and she can be reached at 608-355-3940, or by email. Fax 608-355-3962

Rebecca Christensen

Is the school nurse for East School, ABE School, and North Freedom Elementary. She can be reached at (608) 355-3920, or by email. Fax 608-355-3975

Heather Stenberg 

Is the school nurse for the JYMS and West Kindergarten Center/BELC. Her main office is at the Jack Young Middle School and she can be reached at (608) 355-3930, or by email. Fax (608) 355-3035