Letter to Families - Updates from the Ministry

The mental health and well-being of children and staff continues to be a priority. Schools in Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board will remain open for in-person learning through the Provincial Emergency and Stay at Home Order. The spring break will continue as planned, from April 12th to 16th, and schools will reopen for in-person learning on April 19th. In light of the recently announced measures, it is more important than ever that we continue to follow health advice over the Spring Break to do our part to keep everyone in our community safe.
At this critical point in the pandemic, the following public health measures are crucial to help prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19:
  • Socialize with your own household.
  • Stay home and get tested if you feel ill.
  • Participate in asymptomatic targeted testing.
  • Screen every day, including during spring break, for COVID-19 symptoms COVID-19 School and Child Care Screening Tool is available to assist families with symptom screening.
  • Practice good hand hygiene habits, masking, and physical distancing.
  • Refer to Ontario.ca/covidresponse to learn what public health measures are in place in our community.
  • Refrain from travelling.
As a reminder, before coming back to school on April 19th, you must screen for COVID-19 symptoms. If your child or anyone in your household is ill, stay home and follow the guidance in the school screener.
It is spring break! It is an opportunity for some rest and relaxation, as a community we have all been working very hard during some very difficult circumstances. We pray that you and your family enjoy this time to reconnect! Put away the screens, get outside (safely following all protocols) and enjoy this beautiful spring weather.

Have a safe, fun and restful break.

Be Safe and Be Well
God Bless,
Gary O’Donnell
Director of Education