7th graders for 2012-2013 will need: A Meningococcal vaccine- for meningitis 2 Varicella vaccines- chickenpox (only 1 was needed previously) OR the illness. TDAP booster- usually their tetanus shot was given 10 years after the last one which usually was about 14 years of age. Now they want them to have tdap which has a whooping cough booster in it before the 10 years is up. YOUR DOCTORS OFFICE CAN GIVE YOU MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THESE VACCINES!!! A letter with more details will go out with the end of year report card.