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COVID-19: Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board to close schools on ‘snow days’ – Peterborough

COVID-19: Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board to close schools on ‘snow days’ - Peterborough

Peterborough and area public schools will remain closed on inclement weather days that see bus transportation cancelled to meet new COVID-19 directives, school board officials voted on Tuesday night. Trustees with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board agreed on the decision during their regular meeting. They cited the …

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COVID-19: School board chair says she got no ‘heads up’ from Alberta government about new measures impacting schools

COVID-19: School board chair says she got no ‘heads up’ from Alberta government about new measures impacting schools

The chair of the Edmonton Public School Board says the first time she learned Alberta’s grade 7 to 12 students would be moving to at-home learning was when Premier Jason Kenney held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to announce new measures at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the …

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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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Coronavirus: Remote learning impacts school bus cancellations, snow days in Guelph – Guelph

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Just as Guelph gets a blast from Old Man Winter, the public and Catholic school boards have announced how bus cancellations and snow days will work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes will not sit well with students as they eliminate snow days because remote learning has become all …

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New Brunswick reports 6 coronavirus cases, possible school exposures – New Brunswick

New Brunswick reports 6 coronavirus cases, possible school exposures - New Brunswick

Public Health reported six new cases of COVID-19 and three possible school exposures on Sunday.  Th province said the five cases in the Saint John region involve three people 19 and under and two people in their 20s. One case in the Fredericton region is an individual in their 30s. …

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Several COVID-19 cases at Lumsden High School pushes all classes online

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Prairie Valley School Division says it is closing a school in Lumsden, Sask., for two weeks following positive cases of COVID-19. The school division says “several cases of COVID-19” have been diagnosed in individuals at Lumsden High School. All students will begin remote learning starting on Tuesday, Nov. 24. …

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Coronavirus: Are ‘snow days’ a thing of the past? London, Ont., school boards say possibly – London

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The shift to online learning amid the novel coronavirus pandemic could mark the end of ‘snow days,’ where a school-based or system-wide shutdown occurs due to inclement weather. London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) director of education Linda Staudt says having students and teachers be connected on virtual platforms …

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Another coronavirus case reported at Saunders Secondary school in London – London

Another coronavirus case reported at Saunders Secondary school in London - London

Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has identified a positive case of COVID-19 at Saunders Secondary School in London, Ont. This is the second case of COVID-19 at the high school. The first one, reported on Oct. 7 and involving a student, has been resolved. There is no word yet whether …

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Our Lady of Lourdes school set to reopen after COVID-19 outbreak – Kingston

Our Lady of Lourdes school set to reopen after COVID-19 outbreak - Kingston

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) has announced Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School will reopen Monday, after two weeks of being closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak. In a statement sent to parents Friday, the school’s principal, Stacey Porter-Eves, said that the elementary school will …

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2nd case of COVID-19 identified in Auburn Drive High School, some schools to be closed – Halifax

2nd case of COVID-19 identified in Auburn Drive High School, some schools to be closed - Halifax

Nova Scotia reported one additional case of COVID-19 at Auburn Drive High School in Cole Harbour on Thursday evening. The province said the new case is a close contact of an earlier reported case at the school. Halifax Regional Centre for Education has also sent out an e-mail to …

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