Sullivan BOCES Career & Tech Center Recognizes 183 Graduates (Click for more and to view the ceremony)
On June 16, the Career & Technical Education Center held its Recognition Ceremony for 183 graduating Career & Tech students at the Tri-Valley Central School District. The auditorium was filled with smiling faces, cheers, and applause as the graduates made their way across the stage to accept their certificates, awards, and scholarships. To view the pictures visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SullivanBOCES/
Class of 2022 - Rubin Pollack Education Center Graduates Twenty-one (click for more and to view ceremony)
Sullivan BOCES held its commencement ceremony on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, for the Rubin Pollack Education Center at the Clubhouse at Villa Roma. Family, teachers, and school administrators came together to honor twenty-one graduates for their educational achievements. The Class of 2022 includes Gabriel Bell, SWCS; Anthony Clarke, SWCS; Madison Cohen, MCS; Elijah Corbin, MCS; Catherine Crespo, LCS; Najlee Davis, MCS; Jahshime Diaz, MCS; Clayton Doolittle, FCS; Nicole Heins, LCS; Juan Hernandez, MCS; Jesse Hogencamp, MCS; Andrew "Jake" Hund, RCS; Avery Hund-Gately, LMCS; Zora Ivory, MCS; Iliana Marrero, FCS; Michael Murry, FCS; Nathaniel Perry, FCS; Christian Ramirez, LMCS; Daniel Ronelli, III, MCS; Destiny Staten, MCS; and Deric Young, LMCS. To view the pictures visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SullivanBOCES/
Sullivan 180 has produced a Community Resource Guide for you to use and share. This guide is their response to the number one barrier to achieving better health identified by Sullivan County residents: knowledge of existing resources. It can be complex and overwhelming to identify and locate services that will help in your hour of need, particularly if you are new to the area, or in crisis. After several years of information gathering, Sullivan 180 worked with community partners and the Sullivan County Democrat to print the resource guide in an effort to get it into the hands of as many community residents as possible.
Special Announcements / Action Items
Important message regarding state requirements from the school health office for the upcoming 22/23 school yearWithin 14 days of the first day of school, parents must:
- Show proof of their child’s up-to-date vaccinations, OR
- Provide a valid medical exemption from vaccination.
Vaccines required for school attendance
Additional vaccines required for middle school and high school
- Diphtheria and Tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and Pertussis vaccine (DTaP or Tdap)
- Hepatitis B vaccine
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR)
- Polio vaccine
- Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccine
- Tdap vaccine for Grades 6-12-
- Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenACWY) for Grades 7-12
- Students in Grade 12 need an additional booster dose of MenACWY on or after their 16th birthday
Middle School Information
Students who are 10 years old in grade 6 and who have not yet received a Tdap vaccine are in compliance until they turn 11 years old.
In school year 2022-2023, only doses of Tdap given at age 10 years or older will satisfy the Tdap requirement for students in grades 6, 7, and 8; however, doses of Tdap given at age 7 years or older will satisfy the requirement for students in grades 9 through 12.
- 2022-23 School Year New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance (ny.gov)High School Information
All students entering GRADES 7-12 must have the MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINE
- 2169.pdf (ny.gov)
- New Law on School Vaccination Requirements (Publication #2196) (ny.gov)
All student grade levels – Health Certificates and Dental Certificates
Students new to the district or in grades Pre-K, 1,3,5,7,9 and 11 must have a current physical and each student is requested to furnish a dental health certificate at the same time that health certificates are sent in. Please include a care plan for any health issues your student has that would require care during the school year.
Please follow the links below to review student requirements for the 2022-2023 school year
- Required New York State School Health Examination Form (schoolhealthny.com)
- NYS_NYCScreen_ExamReq2018.pdf (schoolhealthny.com)
You may contact your family pediatrician for updates. In addition, there are clinics held at the Sullivan County Public Health Nursing Service (845) 292-5910.
You may send any updated immunizations and physicals to the school health office. If you have any questions, please contact (845) 295-4111
Pfizer Clinic (ages 12 and older) July 12
Pfizer Clinic (ages 12 and older) August 9
Pfizer Clinic (ages 12 and older) September 13
Pediatric Clinic: 3:00 - 6:00 PM
All Other Clinics: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Sullivan County Public Health Services
The Gladys Olmsted Building
50 Community Lane
Pre-registration is available at:
WALK-INS ARE WELCOME
COVID-19 Information Line: 845-513-2268
Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Prevention Department Can Help with Your Prescription Drug Storage and Disposal Needs
Catholic Charities has been working with Sullivan BOCES to provide the school district health offices with prescription drug safe storage and disposal items and would like to offer these items to the families of students.
They can provide
- Lock bags (to store prescriptions safely)
- Lock caps (with combination)
- Drug destruction products (Dispose of RX or Deterra to safely dispose of an unneeded prescription)
- Prescription Trackers (to keep track of when prescriptions were taken)
Please contact Luisa.Parker@cccsos.org (845) 794-8080, ext. 2531 to get any of these items for your home.
Upcoming Events / General Announcements
Got5 - Crisis Text Line
The New York State Office of Mental Health and the Suicide Prevention Center of New York State has created a Crisis Text Line to help students and those in need get through a difficult moment. The Crisis Text Line is a free, anonymous, text-based support network that is available 24/7.
Simply text “GOT5” to 741-741 to start a texting conversation with a trained Crisis Counselor who can help you get through a difficult moment.
Help is a text away!