COVID-19 Updates

 Please check back here for our most recent school-related updates on COVID-19.

March 27, 2020

Please click here for a joint letter to parents from the Minister of Education and the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils.

In addition, below is a letter from Diamond School about our home learning program during BC's suspension of in-school instruction. 

Download as a PDF

March 20, 2020

School Planning Update

Teachers and staff are currently working hard to develop plans and programming to be implemented after the spring break holidays. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. 

Government COVID Updates

A new government website has been launched with up-to-date non-clinical information on COVID-19. British Columbians can also use the new provincial phone service by calling 1-888-COVID19, available seven days a week from 7:30AM to 8PM, with information in over 110 languages. 

Ministry FAQs - Updated March 25, 2020

The Ministry of Education has prepared and continually updates a Frequently Asked Questions document on continuity of learning, available here.

CBC Kids Q&A about COVID-19

CBC Kids, along with the Provincial Health Officer, produced a kid-centric Q and A video about COVID-19, available here

March 17, 2020

In order to ensure the health and safety of our school community, classroom instruction after spring break has been postponed. We are currently making arrangements to ensure continued instruction and more details will be available shortly.

Please see the most recent letter to parents from the Minister of Education below.

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March 13, 2020

Continuity of Education Planning:

  • If the school is closed after the Spring Break holiday, or if numerous students or teachers are self-isolating, Grades 5 through 10 will make use of Edmodo to enable continued instruction. Kindergarten through Grade 4 will use email communication.
  • Before leaving for the Spring Break holiday, please ensure students take home materials required for learning for use in the event we continue distance instruction after the holiday. 
  • If in-school instruction is suspended, notice will be posted on our website.

Below is the notice from the Deputy Minister of Education from March 13, 2020: