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Staggered Entry

  • Kindergarten to Grade 3 - first day of school will be on Thursday, September 3.
  • Grades 4 to 6 - first day of school will be on Friday, September 4.
  • ALL students will attend school beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

First Day

All staff will be on the playground to meet students on Thursday, September 3 and Friday, September 4.  Teachers will be in the area of the playground designated for their class.  Staff will have class lists and will direct students to their appropriate teacher and area of the playground.

Teachers will line up their students at the appropriate social distance spacing and classes will be called into the school separately to ensure that the social distance guidelines are maintained.

School Procedures Related to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Kiss & Ride

  • Parents and guardians will use the Kiss & Ride loop in front of the school as in previous years with the same times:8:20 to 8:40 am and 3:15 to 3:30 pm.
  • Staff will not be able to assist the student with exiting or entering the vehicle other than by opening and closing the door.
  • Students will go directly to the area of the playground designated for their class.
  • At the end of the day, students will be lined up by cohort while waiting to be picked up.

Bus Drop Off and Pickup

  • Upon exiting the bus, students will proceed directly to the area of the playground that has been designated for their class.
  • At the end of the day, bus students will be dismissed before the walking students or Kiss & Ride students and will proceed directly to the bus pickup loop.

Students that Walk to School

  • In the morning, students that walk to school will go directly onto the playground and proceed to their designated area.
  • At the end of the school, students that walk to school will be dismissed through the front entrance.

 

We are setting up staggered nutrition break times to limit the number students in the hallways or on the playground at one time.  We will also be designating areas of the playground for each class to ensure social distancing.

  • 1st Nutrition Break -  10:25-10:45 am

  • Mrs. Lewis-Tucker and Mrs. Gilbert’s classes on the Kindergarten playground
  • Grades 1 and 1/2 on the Primary playground
  • Grades 4 and 4/5 on the Junior playground

    1st Nutrition Break  -  10:50-11:10 am

  • Mrs. Georgeson’s class on the Kindergarten playground
  • Grades 2/3 and 3 on the Primary playground
  • Grades 5, 5/6 and 6 on the Junior playground

    2nd Nutrition Break -  12:50-1:10 pm

  • Mrs. Lewis-Tucker and Mrs. Gilbert’s classes on the Kindergarten playground
  • Grades 1 and 1/2 on the Primary playground
  • Grades 4 and 4/5 on the Junior playground

    2nd Nutrition Break -  1:15-1:35 pm

  • Mrs. Georgeson’s class on the Kindergarten playground
  • Grades 2/3 and 3 on the Primary playground
  • Grades 5, 5/6 and 6 on the Junior playground


Coat Hooks & Cubbies

Coat hooks and cubbies will be spread out as much as possible.

Late Arrivals

After 8:45 am, the Kiss & Ride loop can be used to drop off late students.  Please use the intercom at the front door and a staff member will meet your child and ensure they get to their classroom.

Dropping off Student Lunches, etc.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are limiting the number of people entering the school.  If parents have items, including lunches, to drop off for their child, please use the intercom at the front door.  Leave your child’s labelled item on the Buddy Bench and a staff member will ensure that it is delivered to your child.

Classroom Setup

  • All classrooms have been setup to ensure that all student workstations are a minimum of one metre apart. This distance will be maintained during all class activities.
  • Floors will be marked to show students where to keep their desks.

Breakfast and Hot Lunch Programs

At this time, we are unable to offer either the Breakfast or Hot Lunch Programs.  If, at a later date, we are able to offer these programs, parents will be notified.