October 16, 2020 - The below information was provided from Northern Health that will help clarify the protocols in place for future possible exposures. The school district recognizes the more clarity provided around the process the more able we are to successfully navigate these potentially difficult times.
In accordance with Bylaw No. 1, the Board of Education passed a motion at a Special In Camera meeting held on October 13th, to reschedule the regular public meeting of October 27th to follow the Inaugural/Annual meeting of the Board on November 3rd.
The decision to move the regular public meeting to follow the annual meeting was made in consideration of efficient time management.
The November 3rd meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with the annual meeting where the Board will conduct an election for the following positions.
The Board of Education will then convene the regular public meeting.
If you have any questions, please contact Diane Nygaard, Executive Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
October 5, 2020 -
School District No. 57 (Prince George) has revised its Re-Start Plan for the 2020-21 school year based on new guidelines provided by the Ministry of Education and the Provincial Health Officer. The plan, approved by the Ministry of Education, is below in PDF form with updated information highlighted in yellow. The plan provides detailed information about health and safety measures in place so students, teachers and staff feel as safe as possible in our schools. The plan falls within the Provincial COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines for K-12 Setting and adheres to the standards and direction set by the Ministry of Education, the Provincial Health Officer, BC Centre for Disease Control and WorkSafe BC.
202010.05 Revised SD57 Restart Plan.pdf
If you have questions about your child's education please contact your school directly. For any questions regarding the School District No. 57 (Prince George) Re-Start Plan, please email to email@example.com
Please see the front page of the school district's website to view all Back to School Updates at www.sd57.bc.ca
October 9, 2020 -
School District No. 57 (Prince George) has been made aware by Northern Health that a member of our school community at Prince George Secondary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The district is working with Northern Health and the Medical Health Officer and is following their guidance.
Please be reassured that our schools will continue to implement the strict protocols and procedures we have in place so that children can continue to attend school as safely as possible.
The safety and well-being of our students, families, and staff remains our highest priority. For any COVID-19 related questions, please contact the Northern Health Online Clinic at 1-844-645-7811.
Please click here for information from Northern Health
At the regular public meeting held on September 29, 2020, the Board of Education passed the following motions:
That the proposed revisions to the regulations of Policy 3541.35 Winter Weather be approved in principle for implementation while distributed for 60-days to Stakeholder and Rightsholder groups.
Policy 3541.35 Winter Weather - Regulations.pdf
That the proposed revisions to the regulations of Policy 5131.4 Student Attendance be approved in principle for implementation while distributed for 60-days to Stakeholder and Rightsholder groups.
Policy 5131.4 Student Attendance - Regulations.pdf
If you or your organization have any comments, concerns or suggestions regarding the above policies, please submit your input to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
School District No. 57 (Prince George)
2100 Ferry Avenue
Prince George, BC V2L 4R5
Attention: Diane Nygaard, Executive Assistant
The deadline for submission is November 30, 2020 at 4 p.m.