Elementary School
2150 Bennett St | La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 | 608-789-7773 | Fax: 608-789-7174

School Health


  1. Use the link you receive in the daily symptom screener email that is sent to the email address you have listed in Skyward. This email will be sent each morning at 5am and 7:30am (you only need to complete the survey once). 
  2. OR Click here.

Health Assistant

Tawni O’Rourke is the Health Assistant at Spence Elementary.  Mrs. O’Rourke assists children with minor injuries and illness during the school day.  She will contact parents when their child is too ill or uncomfortable to stay at school.

Mrs. O’Rourke works with the School Nurse to provide for the safety of children and is an important part of the Medical Response Team (MRT).

If you need to contact Mrs. O’Rourke, please call: 608-789-8878.

School Nurse

Jen Thrower is the Spence Elementary School Nurse. She divides her time between Spence and two other district schools.

Mrs. Thrower develops plans for students with health needs during the school day. She coordinates this information with the Health Assistant, teachers and nutritional services to provide for student safety. She also trains staff members to be a part of the Medical Response Team (MRT). This group responds to a school emergency until the school nurse or 911 arrives.

If you need to contact Mrs. Thrower, please call: 608-789-8968.

District Health Information

For more information about the district’s health program, please click on the District Health Information button on the right.

This information includes, but is not limited to:
Dental Forms
Immunization Information
Health Condition Forms
Kindergarten Information
Medication Forms
Physical Forms
Vision Forms