Schools

Alberta to require masks at schools this fall, but still no mandate in B.C.

B.C. students are also set to return to classrooms in September

 

Parents divided over sending kids back to school: Poll

Parents were more united on implementing safeguards to prevent students and teachers from contracting COVID-19

 

B.C. teacher suspended after striking students, adult in multiple incidents

Sudhir Raj Pallingalthodi Jabbar admitted to cuffing two students in the back of the head

 

Cowichan Valley School District finalizes $104.6-million budget

Less international students expected next year due to COVID-19

B.C. teachers’ union: June’s hybrid learning ‘not sustainable’, new plan needed for fall

Officials are expecting to see a mix of in-class and online learning in September

Botched science demonstration results in $60K damage, Okanagan teacher’s transfer

Teacher transferred after volcano gone wrong, petition started for his return

Canadian Paediatric Society calls on education ministries to allow graduations

Many in-person graduation ceremonies have shifted to a virtual model or been cancelled or postponed

Teach Black history to fight racism, starting in elementary school: B.C. students

Students say current anti-racism protests in the U.S. and Canada point to a need for lessons

Mill Bay students holding out hope for a more traditional graduation

Disappointment likely looms, according to a SD79 report

Cowichan grads to have creative graduation ceremonies

All district secondary schools are all at different stages in their planning.

RCMP remind drivers of school zone safety as classes resume

Keep your foot off the gas or police might get their hands…

Mill Bay students petition for formal graduation

“We have a few realistic ideas in mind that could provide a safe and healthy grad celebration”

With many caveats, SD79 preparing to re-open schools

B.C. parents will have the option of sending their children back to…

Provinces must give emotional support to returning students: education advocates

Teachers should be prepared to provide ‘trauma-informed practices’ in response to students’ needs

Canadian high school grads-to-be grapple with possible ceremony cancellations

Many provinces are looking for alternatives to traditional graduation ceremonies

‘We don’t have a date’: Some B.C. kids might return to school before summer, but focus is on fall

Children of essential workers will be prioritized, Dr. Henry said

B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19

K-12 educators will receive access this month, up to individual districts whether they use it or not

Cowichan schools being stymied by outdated student contact info

If you haven’t heard from the school by week’s end, get in touch

Cowichan boarding schools keeping students out of classrooms

Area boarding schools are coming forward with their plans to combat COVID-19