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Updates about COVID-19
​As information about public health measures associated with COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) emerges, we will post it here.
Updates about COVID-19

​As information about public health measures associated with COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) emerges, we will post it here.

Central Okanagan Public Schools' top priority is always the safety of our staff and students. We continue to work closely with local and provincial health authorities to get the latest information and ensure we cooperate with any recommended measures for COVID-19.

We continue to educate on best practices for preventing the spread of viral illness, including frequent and thorough handwashing and encouraging people to stay home from school or work when they show symptoms.

School campuses will remain closed to visitors unless otherwise invited. Students and families must not enter schools after Spring Break. This includes school grounds, playgrounds, classrooms, and StrongStart Centres. If you have personal items within your child(ren)'s school, we ask that you wait for invitation to pick up these items.

The Government of BC has declared a state of emergency and a public health emergency in order to exercise emergency powers such as cancelling gatherings of 50 or more people and enforce social distancing requirements for establishments.

On March 17, the Government of BC and the Ministry of Education announced the suspension of all K-12 in-class instruction until further notice. We will continue to provide information on the continuity of learning and the role schools will play in supporting public health measures as it becomes available.

School campuses will remain closed to visitors unless otherwise invited. Students and families must not enter schools after Spring Break. This includes school grounds, playgrounds, classrooms, and StrongStart Centres. If you have personal items within your child(ren)'s school, we ask that you wait for invitation to pick up these items.

British Columbians can now call 1-888-COVID19 or text 604-630-0300 for non-medical information on the virus, including topics such as travel recommendations and social distancing. The line will be manned by service representatives from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week, and information will be provided in more than 110 languages.

Click here to read the District Pandemic Response Plan        This plan is posted on our website under the button "Documents and Publications."

  
Letters to Parents

March 27
Ministry of Education Letter to Parents & Guardians

March 20

March 17
Superintendent of Schools/CEO Letter to Parents and Ministry of Education Letter to Parents
Both of these letters are posted on our website under the button "Documents and Publications."

March 13


Useful Links


Apr
01
Finance and Audit Committee Meeting
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Apr
01
CANCELLED: Planning and Facilities Committee Meeting
6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Apr
08
Public Board Meeting
6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Apr
10
Good Friday
All Day
Apr
13
Easter Monday
All Day
Apr
15
Finance and Audit Committee Meeting
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Apr
15
Education and Student Services Committee
6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Apr
22
Public Board Meeting
6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
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  • Board of Education Updates on COVID-19
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    Board of Education messages and updates on COVID-19 measures.

    Message from the Board of Education - March 20, 2020
  • Westside French Immersion Options
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    Please see below for the French Immersion Program Options on the Westside for September 2020:

    K- Grade 1 Entry Γ‰cole George...
  • ELFF/Ready, Set, Learn
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    Please see the attached schedule for ELFF (Early Learning for Families) and Ready, Set, Learn  events at your neighbourhood elementary school.
    ELFF 2020...
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    To educate students in a safe, inspirational learning environment where every student develops the knowledge and skills to be a lifelong learner and a healthy, productive member of our global society.

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