Board of Education Meetings
The Phelps-Clifton Springs Board of Education welcomes in-person attendance starting with its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21 in the Midlakes High School Auditorium, 1554 Route 488. Guests should enter the building through the school’s main atrium entrance and will be screened for COVID-19.
Meetings will continue to be streamed live on Midlakes.org and the Midlakes Schools YouTube channel.
CDC COVID-19 TRACKER
View transmission rates for Ontario County from the CDC. Enter New York and Ontario County in the search fields.
Be sure to visit Midlakes.org and Midlakes Schools on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates. The District may also send updates through a mass email system and through mass voice mails. Be sure to listen to voice messages before calling District Office on the purpose of the call.
Child Care Assistance
Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES is working with The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to assist families in finding appropriate childcare during mandated closures due to COVID-19. Families in need of child care support may fill out an online survey.
Find a wide-range of resources available to District families has been posted online. The listing includes local food cupboards, government and mental health resources as well as a list of contacts from Midlakes Pupil Support Offices. Also includes 211/Life Line, a free and confidential resource for food, clothing, shelter, mental health and more.
Midlakes Schools has established an email (email@example.com) to help families with issues connecting their devices to the Internet and address other issues. The email is regularly monitored. Also, information on connecting devices to various remote learning programs can be found online along with a video tutorial on how to remotely connect student iPads.
NYS COVID-19 Report Card
New York State has launched a "COVID-19 Report Card," an online dashboard which tracks COVID-19 infections and testing operations of schools and school districts. Families may view the dashboard on the New York State COVID-19 Report Card website. NOTE: There may be discrepancies in the two data sets due to reporting lag times and other variables.
NYS Cluster Initiative
The New York State Cluster Action Initiative works to detect small outbreaks and takes action to eliminate them by placing areas into three categories with successively higher restrictions within each one: Red Zone - cluster Itself; Orange Zone - warning zone; and Yellow Zone - precautionary zone. For more information on the clusters and restrictions within each, visit the New York State Cluster Action Initiative website. Also, more information can be found on the Midlakes Schools website.
County, State and Federal Resources
News & Notes
The Department of Health informs the District of a new positive case.
Midlakes will lift its outdoor mask mandate starting Tuesday, June 8. Masks still required indoors and on school buses.
The District continues to monitor the situation regarding mask-wearing in schools.
The Department of Health informs the District of a positive case.