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July 28, 2020
WPHS Parents,
If you are not receiving our eblasts, please call WPHS, 914-603-9202 and let us know your current email address so that you will receive future correspondence. 
Thank you
Joe Spero, Principal
 
 
July 01, 2020

All Visitors Must Wear A Mask When You Enter

WPHS Building Access During The Summer Is By Appointment Only

Summer Hours: 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Please Call 9145-739-2823 To Schedule An Appointment

June 30, 2020
Students ages 14-17 who wish to obtain working papers during COVID-19 school closure should:

Please fill out the top of form AT17 including parent/guardian signature.
 
If your student does not have a current physical on file in the nurse's office, form AT-16 needs to be completed and then taken to your physician for a signature and stamp http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/documents/AT-16fillable.pdf
 
Please note, as we have limited access to the Nursing Department throughout the summer months processing times may vary. However, form AT-16 can also be completed by your physician.

Questions and/or completed forms should be emailed to kgiordano@lakelandschools.org or mebrown@lakelandschools.org as of July 6th.
 
When received, the application will be processed and an employment certificate will be mailed to a home address with instructions on where the student should sign.

To avoid delay, please make sure the application is legible and includes the student's information and parent/guardian signature. 
 
Once school buildings reopen, we will return to our original process.
June 16, 2020
May 22, 2020
Parent/Guardian of current 10th grade Students:
New York State Law requires a physical examination for all students entering 11th grade for 2020/21.
All physical exams must be dated on/after September 1, 2019 to fulfill this requirement.  
If your child has not had an exam within this time frame, then please call your Health Care Provider NOW to set up a future appointment.
Please submit your records to the Health Office by email in PDF format to the WPHS Nurse wkopec@lakelandschools.org

Parent/Guardian of current 11th grade Students:
New York State Law requires all incoming 12th graders for 2020/2021 to be vaccinated against Meningococcal Disease.   If you are unsure if your child received this required immunization, you should call your healthcare provider NOW to confirm.  Your child MUST have his/her Meningococcal Vaccine prior to entry to school on September 1, 2020.  No child will be admitted to school or provided a class schedule without proof of vaccine received.  Please submit your records to the Health Office by email in PDF format to the WPHS Nurse wkopec@lakelandschools.org

FALL SPORTS:  All fall athletes must have a current physical exam dated on/after August 1, 2019 on file with the health office in order to play fall sports.  Please make sure we have a current copy of your student's physical and updated medication orders prior to signing up for fall sports. http://www.lakelandschools.org/document_center/Departments/Health%20Office/NYS_Health_Exam_Form.pdf
http://www.lakelandschools.org/document_center/authorization_medication_admin.pdf
Thank you for addressing these very important health requirements.

August 04, 2020
The New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC) will be holding a Summer Virtual College Fair on Thursday, August 13 from 2 PM to 7 PM.
Go to https://www.nysacac.org/nysacac-regional-college-fairs to view the agenda and more information.
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August 03, 2020
District Reopening Plan

The purpose of this document is to provide an initial framework for families and staff to plan for the fall. The plan is based on federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidance, as well as several weeks of discussion and work by the District Reentry Team (DRT), and subject-specific task forces. Each task force worked with a representative committee of staff, parents and our District Physician to develop plans for three possible reentry scenarios: 100% remote, 100% in-person, and a hybrid or a mixed model.  Depending on the Governor’s final decision on the reopening of schools, we are prepared to implement any of these three models. In addition, if circumstances change throughout the school year, we are prepared to move between models based on directives from New York State.  (read more)
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July 31, 2020

Go to https://lakelandmasks20.itemorder.com/ to order your school mask now! Each school has its own unique design.

To purchase your masks online:
1. Go to https://lakelandmasks20.itemorder.com
2. Choose your items and add them to your cart
3. Securely checkout with your credit card

All orders will be placed once the site closes on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 (11:59 pm EDT). The masks ordered will be delivered to Diane Kness, Lakeland Education Foundation President approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the site closes. The Lakeland Education Foundation will be contact you via email with distribution dates.

The masks are fully washable. Please note there are no exchanges or returns.

Thank you for supporting the Lakeland Education Foundation.

Summer assignments including summer reading lists available online
July 17, 2020
Go to the Summer Assignments web page to the high school assignments and K-12 Summer Reading Lists.
July 14, 2020
As of the end of the day, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, Home Access Center (HAC) will be offline for maintenance and preparation for the 2020-2021 school year. The HAC portal will be available starting, Friday, August 21, 2020 at 3:00 PM.
Inside Lakeland Schools

Inside the magazine, you’ll find information on a wide range of programs; academics, the arts, athletics, and technology, etc. (http://www.lakelandschools.org/district/inside_lakeland_schools.php. You’ll also learn about the departments that support these programs and so much more. If you would like to request a printed copy, go to http://www.lakelandschools.org/district/request_for_printed_copy.php.