Mask mandates are no longer in place! Students who are ill should stay home until they are feeling better and are fever free. Cleaning precautions are still in place around the school.



8/23/22: 2022-23 School Year COVID-19 FAQs for Schools

3/2/22: School Masking and Testing Guidance FAQs for Schools

2/7/22: NYS Updated Quarantine and Isolation Guidance

Quarantine and Isolation Tables

1/20/22: Updated Covid Process for Diocesan Employees

1/12/22: NYSDOH COVID quarantine and isolation in the schools setting

1/7/22: Madison County Updated Isolation & Quarantine Guidance

1/4/2022: NYS Updated Isolation and Quarantine Guidance

12/6/2021: Revised Quarantine and Isolation Protocols for Madison County 

11/29/2021: Return to School after Vaccination

8/11/2021: Back to School Masking Statement

8/17/2021:  2021 Reopening Guidance from New York State

Madison County Revised Quarantine Guidance for Schools

8/23/2021: A Welcome Back Message from our Superintendent

8/31/2021: Reopening Plan with changes 2021


Dear Parents,

As we get more information about reopening school in a few weeks, I wanted you to know that I will be updating this information page as I receive information to share with you.  I am working on revising our St. Patrick’s School Reopening Plan though it will look very similar to how it looked last year, with a few slight changes. As always, our first priority is the health, safety, and wellness of our students and staff, so we will provide a plan that follows current recommendations but also fits our school’s needs. Thank you for your continued support of our school. We will get through this together! Keep praying for our school!

God bless,

Kristin Healt, Principal



6/7/2021: Updated Interim Guidance for In-Person Instruction at Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

 -No face masks required outdoors on school grounds

3/25/2021: From the Madison County Health Dept: 18 and older Will Call Vaccine Appointment List: 3.23.21 Madison County opens up 18 and Older Will Call List (1)

2/4/2021: From the Madison County Health Dept:

Updated PreK-12 Toolkit with all changes highlighted. These changes apply to all in-person or hybrid students, faculty and staff:

o   All quarantine and isolation requirements have been reduced from 14 days to 10 days

o   Release from isolation is now based on a 10 day isolation and resolution of symptoms OR release from isolation by the local health department

o   The travel advisory screening question reduces the look-back from the past 14 days to the past 10 days

o   The travel advisory screening language was changed to a level 2 or higher country and non-contiguous states

o   The travel advisory algorithm reduces the mandatory quarantine from 14 days to 10 days and adds the test-out option for travelers




If you are planning any travel outside of New York State, please fill out this Traveler Health Form on the NYS Health Dept. website. It will provide the local health department and the school with vital information to keep us all safe. Please reach out to us with any pertinent information we may need to keep our school safe. Now is NOT the time to be secretive, we all need to work together to keep our students healthy and in school 5 days a week.  We will respect your privacy and any applicable HIPPA laws. If you do travel outside of NY, you can choose to be tested upon return to the state or quarantine for 14 days, either way, please keep us informed of your plans and we will work with you to get your students back in school as soon as possible.


9/23/2020 *Anyone traveling to a high-risk state has to be quarantined for 14 days per the State and county health departments. Please contact your child(ren)’s teachers to discuss virtual learning options until they are able to return to school.


8/25/2020 Additional guidance documents

8/3/2020 St. Patrick’s School Reopening Plan 2020


Dear Parents,

Our school is working on a return to school learning plan to be submitted and approved by the Department of Health and State Education Department. It will be uploaded here as soon as it is approved. Because of our small class sizes and large classrooms, we have enough space to go back to in-person instruction 5 days a week as of September.  Our first priority is the health, safety, and wellness of our students and staff, so we have provided a plan that follows current recommendations, and hope to to provide more information here in the coming days. Thank you for your continued support of our school. We will get through this together! Keep praying for our school!

God bless,

Kristin Healt, Principal





Dear Families,

During this current health crisis you may be considered an essential employee who is still required to work.  Child care placement is available to personnel who provide essential services, supplies, or support during this time.

If you believe that you may qualify, please call the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison Child Care Resource Center at 315-223-7850 extension 222.  You may also complete this parent need for child care survey. Based on the information you provide about your job, employer, number of children, and financial need, assistance may be provided.

Thank you to all essential personnel who continue to protect and support our community. Please be safe, and whenever possible, stay at home.

Child Care Plan

UPDATE!!! Oneida City schools and St. Patrick’s School are closed through, and including May 15, 2020.

Letter from Bishop 4/21/2020

Holy Week Letter

Frequently asked questions from Diocese of Syracuse

Holy Week Instructions

Week 4 Lenten Message from Bishop Lucia

Resources for Caring for Our Spiritual and Sacramental Lives When Public Gatherings Are Suspended

FAQ’s from Madison County Health Dept 3-20-2020

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Please visit this link for Diocesan News & Resources regarding the Coronavirus.

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SPS Updates 3-16-2020