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Moving Up Ceremony Held at Mt. Pleasant Blythedale U.F.S.D

Students in Grades 3-6 Celebrate Achievements

On June 16, 2017, Mt. Pleasant Blythedale U.F.S.D., the only New York State public school providing full day educational programs to hospital patients, held a Moving Up Ceremony for 55 students in grades 3-6. Each student was honored with a special award for their achievements both inside and outside the classroom.

This year's theme was "Oh, the Places You'll Go", based off the Dr. Seuss book of the same name.

Congratulations to all the students!

About Blythedale Children’s Hospital

As New York’s only freestanding, specialty children’s hospital, Blythedale is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of children with medical complexity, through superb multi-disciplinary patient care, teaching, research, and advocacy programs. Blythedale’s board-certified physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff (social workers, respiratory therapists, clinical pharmacists, Child Life specialists, etc.) and New York State’s largest hospital-based pediatric therapy department work together to provide intensive and innovative multi-disciplinary clinical and therapeutic care to help children achieve their medical and rehabilitative goals for independent living, and return to their communities. Blythedale is also the only Hospital in New York State with its own, on-site public school district.

For more information about Blythedale Children’s Hospital, visit