Phone: 856-582-5353 ext.5631 Fax: 856-589-6196


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Mrs. Michelina Tenuto

Hello Students and Parents!  My name is Michelina Tenuto.  I am the school nurse here at Orchard Valley Middle School.  I have been a nurse for 29 years, 22 of which I have worked as a critical care and peri-operative nurse at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Years ago, when my children started school, I began volunteering in their school nurse's office, the library, and the lunch room. There, I realized that I had a love for the school environment and enjoyed being around more healthy and happy children.  It was then that I decided to work on a new career in school nursing.  I became a certified school nurse and worked as a substitute school nurse for 7 years while still maintaining employment with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In September 2019, I decided to make the full-time transition to school nursing.  I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with so many wonderful students, faculty, and parents. I am eager to meet this year's new students and look forward to being reunited with returning students.  I hope for a great, happy, healthy, and safe school year!