Provincial COVID-19 announcement - UPDATE AUGUST 7

Update August 7

NEW! Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Back to School September 2020. Read more online in the Deputy Minister of Education's bulletin

READ! Superintendent Letter to Families 

Update July 29

Enhanced safety measures and additional resources will enable most students in grades K-12 to return to school on Sept. 8, 2020, with full-time in-class learning as the province moves to Stage 2 of B.C.’s Education Restart Plan. Detail online at

Please read: Detailed Stage 2 Return to School Plan online at

Please read: BC Centre for Disease Control: Public Guidance K-12 Schools, July 29

Update June 5

Good News in Education! More than 150 of your stories of how school communities rallied around students as learning continued during the pandemic

Information from the BC Centre for Disease Control for parents and families about using playgrounds during COVID-19 -

Update June 2

Information Bulletin -Nearly 60,000 students return on first day of in-class instruction - 

Update May 15

News release - Part time return to school for K to 12 students to begin on June 1st - 

Update April 3

BC centre of Disease Control and BC Ministry of Health creasted guidelines  intended to assist school districts and independent school authorities maintain safe and healthy
work environments for children and adults in K-12 school settings during the COVIC-19 pandemic, updated May 14 

Update March 31

The Ministry of Children and Family Development, released an information bulletin, “Province helps essential service workers find child care” that includes an update for K-12 parents. Read more at the following link: 

Update March 27

NEW! The Ministry of Education launched Keep Learning - a resource for families to find ideas for everyday educational activities, links to free learning resources, as well as how to help children learn and how to ensure their wellbeing while they’re at home Teachers and schools will still have the primary responsibility for continuous learning. More details in the following news release: 

Also released today is a joint letter for Parents from Minister Fleming and the BCCPAC. Follow the link for the letter communicated in English, French, Chinese, and Punjabi: 

Update March 17

Under the direction of the Provincial Health Officer, the Minister of Education has suspended in-class instruction in all schools until further notice

Letters to Families 

Letters to Staff

Useful Links

COVID-19 Resource Guide
A handy resource guide has been created by the team in Student Services in collaboration with District staff and educators to help link families with community supports during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide is on the Parents page and as new information becomes available, we will update the guide online.
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