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Posted On Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Focus: Keeping students and staff safe while learning continuesEfforts by administrators, teachers and support staff throughout School District No. 73 are collectively focussed on keeping students and staff safe as many staff return from spring break to connect students to their learning during a world-wide health crisis.   “I am grateful for the presidents of the Kamloops Thompson Teachers Association (KTTA) and the Canadian Union of Provincial Employees (CUPE) 3500, whose calm leadership and commitment to their civic duty has...
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Posted On Monday, March 23, 2020

Playgrounds ClosedTo encourage compliance with social distancing measures, School District No. 73 is closing all play structures at school grounds effective immediately.
Closure signage will be installed in the next few days at the play structures at elementary schools throughout the district. The fields and play courts at school grounds are not closed, however, social distancing signage will be posted.
“Schools are closed, our students are at home,” said Alison Sidow,...

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Posted On Monday, March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update Schools remain closed to the public as School District No. 73 makes plans this week with school staff to address the learning needs of students over the next several months. Principals and managers are reaching out to staff starting today after the regular one-week spring break to provide them with a schedule for attendance to ensure social distancing measures are followed. Additionally, the district has scheduled a minimum of one custodian during the day for continuous...
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Posted On Thursday, March 19, 2020

Pandemic UpdateIn answer to the many questions about what comes next for district families, students, and staff in the wake of the news that in-classroom instruction has been suspended, the district has been developing a continuity of learning plan to ensure students remain connected to their teachers and continue to learn. There is a particular focus on preparing grade 12 students for graduation, protecting vulnerable learners, and ensuring the children of essential workers are supported. 
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Posted On Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Virus ImageThe British Columbia Government is suspending in-classroom instruction for all k-12 students in the province.
As outlined by the Minister of Education  March 17,  students in SD73 will not be returning to schools on Monday, March 23 .  All parents are asked to arrange for the supervision of their children while classes are suspended.
“We wish to reassure families that a plan to address continuity of learning for students is being developed and will...

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