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
Midlakes will transition to traditional meals much earlier than anticipated.
The website will host a new tool allowing families to view a snapshot of school-related cases and quarantines.
Midlakes is thrilled to welcome all students back to campus in a safe way!
Families may view the major components of the District’s 2021-2022 “Back to School” plan.
School leaders to present initial plans to Board of Education on Aug. 16, with further guidance pending from NYSED.
♦ 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.