Mission: To foster the growth, development and educational achievement of all students by promoting health and wellness in a safe and supportive environment. Middletown Schools’ Health Office Personnel is committed to meeting the health needs of individual students through collaboration with public and private agencies and health care providers; and to advocate for students, their families and the school community.
Goals of Middletown School Nurses:
*Reducing health-related barriers to learning and health-related absenteeism, thus improving student achievement.
*Promote the health, safety, and wellness of all students and staff in our schools
*Promote a positive, collaborative relationship with students, families, colleagues, and the community
*Promote best practices in school health services through professional development and resources.
Message: There is a positive correlation between a child's health and their academic potential. All children need to receive support at school for health conditions that may impact their safety, well-being, and capacity for learning. Our health services teams are here to help your child. If you have any questions or concerns about your child's health, please contact Nurse Practitioner Barbara Kura at (845)326-1259 or your school nurse.
Artwork: Elicia Aviles, 12th grade MHS
**Just for Kids**
by Middies School Health Office Year Published: 2022
Have you ever wondered how many bones there are in your body? Or even better, how does your brain work? Well, you are in luck. Read Newsletter #5 Fascinating Human Body Facts. Click on the links in the newsletter to watch fun videos on how ears and brain work.
**For Parents & Guardians**
The Middletown Health Services Department will post new information and healthy tips in this section. Click on the "more" link if you would like to read more announcements.