News and information about the spread of COVID-19 around the world is coming at us quickly. It can be hard to keep up and if you are keeping up on the latest, it can be even harder to remain calm given all that is going on.
Access the following link to view the resource from the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions for tips and information to help with stress management.
Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety and Depression
In late January-early February 2020, the school district’s School Calendar Committee was convened to develop a School Calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 School Calendar at its February 26, 2020 Regular Board Meeting with final approval received from the Ministry of Education on May 7, 2020.
The first day of school for the 2020-2021 school year will be Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
Please find the 2020-2021 School Calendar with non-instructional days, a district in-service day, early dismissal days, spring and winter breaks, etc. A backgrounder page is also provided outlining details of the calendar for your convenience.
CMSD82 2020-2021 School Calendar
CMSD82 2020-2021 School Calendar – Backgrounder
Further information regarding the 2020-2021 School Calendar can be obtained by contacting Carole Gagnon, Executive Assistant at the Board of Education Office at (250) 638-4401 or via email at email@example.com.
For parents and guardians, a new government website (click on link to open) 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 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with information in over 110 languages.
Specific public health questions re COVID-19 should be directed to your local health authority for response.