see attached information regarding the new Covid-19 testing option for
Parents and caregivers should assess their child daily for key symptoms of
illness before sending them to school. See enclosed link to Appendix C of the
Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools which provides an example of a daily
health check. If your child has one symptom that persists for more than 24
hours, a fever, or two or more symptoms from the list, they should be assessed.
Please use the COVID-19 assessment tool (https://bc.thrive.health) to determine
if your child should seek testing.
Regular updates from the Provincial Health Officer, Ministry of Education and School District 72 regarding direction and how COVID-19 impacts education.
The health and safety of our students and staff are always our top priority in School District 72. We continue to work closely with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health, and the Vancouver Island Health Authority.
The Campbell River School District's plans for September have been approved by the Ministry of Education. Details: https://bit.ly/2Qr01O1
BC Ministry of Education releases K-12 operational guidelines requiring masks for staff, middle and secondary students in high traffic areas, such as buses, hallways and other common areas, or anytime outside of their learning group whenever physical distancing cannot be maintained. Details: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020EDUC0045-001542
BC Ministry of Education announces a gradual restart to the school year with an orientation week Sept. 8-11 to allow extra time to orient students and staff on the new health and safety measures in place. Details: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020EDUC0054-001506
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Back-to-School September 2020. Read online in the Deputy Minister of Education's bulletin: http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/bulletin/20200807/faqs---back-to-school-sept-2020.pdf
BC Ministry of Education and Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, announce enhanced safety measures and additional resources will enable most students in grades K-12 to return to school in September with full-time in-class learning as the province moves to Stage 2 of BC's Education Restart Plan. Details: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020EDUC0040-001415
READ! BC Ministry of Education Stage 2 Return to School Plan: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/covid-19-return-to-school
READ! BC Centre for Disease Control Public Guidance for K-12 Schools: http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/Documents/COVID_public_guidance/Guidance-k-12-schools.pdf
The Campbell River School District's plans for September have been approved by the Ministry of Education.
The Board of Education held a special public board meeting on August 25 to discuss the district's restart plan and to answer questions from the public.
The following FAQs are to address the most commonly occurring questions as they relate to our district. This is a working document will be updated as new questions and information becomes available.
COVID Sept 2020 School Restart FAQs.pdf
School buses are being run to accommodate the times that students are assigned to attend school on September 10 and 11 for student orientations.
Sept 10-11 2020 Student Orientation Bus Routes
SD72 Bus Routes for 2020-2021 (effective September 14, 2020)