Once a year all 5th and 7th grade students are screened for Scoliosis (curvature of the spine). This screening is performed for this age group in order to help in the early detection of Scoliosis, which may exhibit itself during periods of growth. This screening is state required. A permission slip is sent out and must be returned to the school if the parents or legal guardian do not wish for the school to perform this screening than it is required that they by screened by their physician.