Back to School '21
The Phelps-Clifton Springs CSD developed its Back to School Plan in consultation with the community, staff, school leaders, other school districts, Ontario County Department of Health, and various state agencies in conjuction with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control.
The overall goal of the Back to School Plan is to safely maximize full in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 academic year while doing its part to limit the spread of COVID-19. For the complete document, click on Back to School Plan.
BACK TO SCHOOL PLAN NYSED SAFETY GUIDE
A staffing shortage forces Midlakes to go to remote learning on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
The District provides additional information regarding amended isolation and quarantine protocols.
Families may review updates to isolation and quarantine protocols as directed by the Department of Health.
The District advises families and staff to prepare to switch to short-term remote learning due to a factors surrounding COVID-19.
The District will begin sending free COVID-19 test kits home on Monday, Jan. 3.
The District reminds everyone of health and safety protocols as it eyes distribution of COVID-19 tests.
♦ Ontario County Public Health
♦ CDC Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention
in K-12 Schools
♦ American Academy of Pediatrics’ COVID-19 Guidance for Safe Schools
♦ New York State Health Department Coronavirus Resources
♦ New York State Center for School Health
Social Emotional Wellness
Getting Ready for School
The National Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Nurses provide tips to help families deal with the uncertainty of the COVID-19.
Helping Children Cope with Uncertainty
Teaching positive preventive measures, talking about fears, and giving children
a sense of control can reduce anxiety.
Talking to Children about COVID-19
Providing accurate information without causing alarm can help children cope with stressful situations.
Additional Support & Information for Families
The New York State Education Department has compiled additional resources for families.