Overview & Staff

  • APRIL 26, 2021 UPDATE: With the return of UPK-6 studens to full five-day in-person instruction, the District cease food delivery options for all students starting the week of May 10.

    If you are currently receiving a home food delivery, the last date for delivery will be on May 3. The District will offer a pick-up option starting on May 10 for interested families.

    For all student remaining in remote learning that would like to pick up meals, please complete the survey posted on the Midlakes website, under the Meal Delivery tab. (add links)

    Please ensure that the survey is completed prior to May 6 for a May 10 start date. Even if you are currently receiving meal deliveries, you must complete this new survey in order to have a pick-up ready for you starting May 10.

    Parent/Guardian pick up for all remote meals will be on Mondays for the weeks’ worth of meals starting May 10. Family meals pick up times will be 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m in the Middle School bus loop. There will be signage from the entrance on Route 488.

    Families with questions regarding meal service may contact the Food and Nutrition Director, Jil Swarthout, at jswarthout@midlakes.org or (315) 548-6415.

    For more information on meal deliveries, including our online sign-up form, visit https://bit.ly/2F8JbRZ.

    »INFO: Free Meal Delivery Request Form 

    The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District operates a self-supporting Food Service Program that includes both lunch and breakfast serving approximately 1,300 meals a day. These services are part of the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs and are designed to improve children’s diets by providing nutritionally sound meals while teaching good eating habits to those participating in the program.

    Numerous studies have shown a positive relationship between good eating practices and learning in school. All students are invited to show their support for the food service program.

    Every school in the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District offers well-balanced meals that provide students with the nutrition they need to succeed in school. School cafeterias serve breakfast and lunch daily and our meal programs meet federal nutrition standards.

    The cost of a complete breakfast is $1.50.
    The cost of a complete lunch is $2.70.

    Items available daily: Delicious breakfast, Grab & Go items made fresh daily: Salad bar, crispy chicken deli salad, chef salad, garden veggie salad, a variety of wraps and breads with choices of ham, turkey, peanut butter and jelly, tuna, crispy chicken, hot & spicy chicken, fruits, fruit juice and milk. 

    **Menu subject to change without notice **

    ***Financial assistance is available to those who qualify and complete a free and reduced lunch application early in the school year.*** 

    Key Food Service Contacts

    Director: Jil Swarthout, Cafe Building, No. 3, 1550 State Route 488, Clifton Springs, NY 14432, (315) 548-6415, jswarthout@midlakes.org

    Assistant: Brenda Brickle, (315) 548-6415 and bbrickle@midlakes.org

    Secondary School Staff

    Cook Manager: Yvonee Cockett (315) 548-6416 

    Assistant Cook: Amy LaPaglia 

    Elementary School Staff

    Cook Manager: Darlene Swank (315) 548-6417 

    Assistant Cook: Cindy Olander