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Updated COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 Back to School


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 addition, here are two articles from Dr. Henry you may find useful.  

School Exposures/clusters/Outbreak explanations: (scroll down to find school-related information)
 
Low-risk exposure explanation:
Please see the front page of the school district's website to view all Back to School Updates at www.sd57.bc.ca
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Board of Education Regular Public Meeting

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.   

  • Chairperson 
  • Vice-Chairperson 
  • British Columbia School Trustees Association Provincial Councillor and Alternate 
  • British Columbia Public School Employers' Association Representative and Alternate  

 

The Board of Education will then convene the regular public meeting. 

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Nygaard, Executive Assistant dnygaard@sd57.bc.ca 

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Revised SD57 2020-21 Re-Start Plan

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 sd57communications@sd57.bc.ca

Please see the front page of the school district's website to view all Back to School Updates at www.sd57.bc.ca

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SD57 and Northern Health responding to potential exposure

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.

Anita Richardson

Superintendent, SD57

Please click here for information from Northern Health

 

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Board Policies for Input

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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 draftpolicyinput@sd57.bc.ca 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.

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