(Aug 24, 2020) Late Tuesday, August 19th, the Minister of Education announced that School Boards can stagger their reopening over the first two weeks of school to enhance the health and safety preparedness. As a result of this announcement, please note that the Algoma District School Board will adopt the following staggered entry plan to provide time and space for staff to establish health and safety routines, movement in the school, locker allocation and orientation activities, where applicable:
Each school will divide the JK students into 4 groups. A new JK group will be added each day, from Tuesday to Friday. Schools will communicate with JK families about which day their child will start.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th, 2020
Elementary: JK (Group 1) to Grade 2
Secondary: Grade 9 only (+ Grade 7 students in 7-12 schools)
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th, 2020
Elementary: JK (Groups 1-2) to Grade 5
Secondary: Grade 10 only (+ Grade 8 students in 7-12 schools)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 2020
Elementary: JK (Groups 1-3) to Grade 8
Secondary: Grade 11 only (+ Grades 7 & 8 in 7-12 schools)
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th, 2020
Elementary: JK (Groups 1-4) to Grade 8
Secondary: and Grade 12 only (and Grades 7 & 8 in 7-12 schools)
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th, 2020
All JK-12 students
Remote learning officially begins, however students will be contacted during the
first week to establish/confirm courses, timetables and technology use.
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Parents, please note which day(s) your child(ren) will start school. Schools with small enrolment and/or Special Education classes may alter this schedule and will advise parents accordingly.
We look forward to welcoming your children back to class!