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Parents, teachers concerned over new school 14-day self-isolation policy in Saskatoon

Parents, teachers concerned over new school 14-day self-isolation policy in Saskatoon

A new policy could further disrupt an already difficult school year in Saskatoon’s major school divisions amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) said students and staff in a class with a potential case of COVID-19 must now self-isolate for 14 days. For Saskatoon mom Annette …

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Over 800 COVID-19 tests conducted in Saskatchewan schools last week: SHA

Over 800 COVID-19 tests conducted in Saskatchewan schools last week: SHA

Health officials performed over 800 tests for the novel coronavirus in Saskatchewan schools last week, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA). The tests were voluntary and performed in schools in Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert. Read more: Outbreaks and potential COVID-19 exposures in Saskatchewan for the past two …

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Kids go back to school in Saskatoon amid novel coronavirus pandemic: ‘It’s weird’ – Saskatoon

Kids go back to school in Saskatoon amid novel coronavirus pandemic: ‘It’s weird’ - Saskatoon

After nearly six months at home amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, kids once again filed into classrooms across Saskatoon Tuesday morning for back to school. In some ways, drop-off looks like any other year, with kids getting off the bus or being brought to school by parents or a …

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Coronavirus: Here’s what Saskatoon schools will look like when kids return Sept. 8 – Saskatoon

Coronavirus: Here’s what Saskatoon schools will look like when kids return Sept. 8 - Saskatoon

School’s back Sept. 8, and what children are walking into will be very different from the norm amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The day starts at “muster points” — flags with a teacher’s name set up outside. They act as designated drop off and pick up spots. They’re also …

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Coronavirus: What online schooling will look like for students in Saskatoon as interest grows – Saskatoon

Coronavirus: What online schooling will look like for students in Saskatoon as interest grows - Saskatoon

Schools are reopening Sept. 8 in Saskatchewan, but many parents in Saskatoon are opting to keep their kids at home amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. For some students, their kitchens will become classrooms as they tackle this school year virtually. Read more: Saskatchewan providing additional $40M to schools, delays start …

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