CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FOR THE MPS COMMUNITY 

UPDATED MARCH 26, 2020 

At this time, the Milton Public Schools is closed beginning Monday, March 16th.

The COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) is an emerging health concern and we are closely monitoring this evolving situation. We understand that families have questions about the Coronavirus and how it may impact our schools and local community. Please read the most recent  District communication from March 13th below, as well as the previous communications in the links below. 

Please direct any school related questions you may have to Superintendent Mary Gormley at mgormley@miltonps.org. No question is too small.

March 25, 2020 MPS Communication

March 13, 2020 MPS Communication

March 12, 2020 MPS Communication 

March 10, 2020 MPS  Communication 

March 3, 2020 MPS Communication

February 27, 2020 Communication 


Milton Public Schools - School Closing FAQs 

 

We have compiled a comprehensive and ever changing list of Frequently Asked Questions. It is linked below and shared in each blog post. Please refer back to it often.

MPS Frequently Asked Questions


WHERE CAN I TURN FOR MORE INFORMATION?

UPDATED MARCH 26, 2020

 

We share the following resources in the hopes that you will find them valuable resources as you discuss the Coronavirus with your children. 

How to Talk to Children about the Coronavirus

Talking to Teen/Tweens about Coronavirus

A Comic created from NPR based on interviews with experts

The NASP released a resource for parents you may find helpful. 

 

Additional resources 

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Coronavirus Page

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - A Parent Resource

About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Mass. Department of Public Health (DPH) Website

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus NPR

Handwashing to Prevent Illness at School

Handwashing Video World Health Organization

Coronavirus Disease 2019 - CDC

Fact sheets from MA Dept of Public Health in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole & Vietnamese

Additional information from US National Library of Medicine in French, Arabic and Russian

CDC Travel Advisory

READY.org