Optional K-12 in-class instruction set to begin June 1

Students will have the choice to return to school on a part-time basis starting on June 1st, 2020.

COVID-19 – Important Updates

This page contains health and safety plans, resources, guidelines, and information to parents and guardians from the school district, as well as announcements from the Provincial Health Officer and links to information on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Health & Safety

School District Exposure Control Plan – School Sites
School District Exposure Control Plan – Board Office
School District Exposure Control Plan – Facilities
GVSD Physical Distancing Signage
GVSD Handwashing Signage
GVSD Safety Bulletin

COVID-19 Communications to Families

May 20, 2020 – Follow up from the Superintendent re: Optional K-12 in-class instruction set to begin June 1
May 15, 2020 – Letter from the Superintendent – Optional K-12 in-class instruction set to begin June 1
May 15, 2020 – Provincial/Ministry of Education Update – K -12 students have option to return to class on June 1
May 8, 2020 – Letter from the Superintendent – Expansion of In-Class Instruction
April 24, 2020 – Media Release – GVSD distributes Chromebooks and iPad to support Learning from Home
April 22, 2020 – Media Release – Weekly Snapshots: Mental Health Resources Available for Families during COVID-19 Pandemic
April 21, 2020 – Information for Parents about Continuity of Learning 
April 17, 2020 – Letter from the Superintendent – Learning from Home
April 17, 2020 – Media Release – GVSD Provides School Care for Essential Service Workers
April 8, 2020 – Media Release – GVSD Provides 10,000 Meals Weekly for Families
April 3, 2020 – Letter from the Superintendent – First Week Back from Spring Break
March 27, 2020 – Letter from the Ministry and BCCPAC
March 26, 2020 – Letter from the Superintendent – Planning and Preparations Underway
March 21, 2020 – Media Release – All Greater Victoria School District Playgrounds Closed 
March 18, 2020 – Letter from Superintendent – COVID-19 Update
March 17, 2020 – Letter from the Ministry – All in-class instruction suspended
March 13, 2020 – Letter from Superintendent – COVID-19
March 12, 2020 – Letter from the Superintendent – COVID-19
March 6, 2020 – Letter from the Superintendent – COVID-19
February 28, 2020 – Guidelines for Schools and Childcare Providers – COVID-19
February 19, 2020 – Ministry Statement on Novel Coronavirus
February 7, 2020 – Message to Families – Novel Coronavirus Update 
January 31, 2020 – Message to Families – Novel Coronavirus 

Daily Provincial Updates 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Continuity of Learning in the K to 12 Education System

Links to Information on COVID-19

B.C. K-12 Education Restart Plan
B.C. Restart Plan
B.C. Pandemic Coordination Plan
Public Health Officer Orders 
B.C. K-12 Education Restart Plan
Government of Canada travel advisory
Government of Canada travel health advisory
B.C. public health guidance for schools and childcare programs
HealthlinkBC COVID-19 FAQ
B.C. Centre for Disease Control information and resources
Ministry of Health pandemic preparedness
Ministry of Education – Frequently Asked Questions (April 17, 2020)

Remote Learning Plans – Resources for Families

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