January 28, 2021
from Caledonia Regional High School
has been much anxiety these past few weeks - first with a confirmed case of
COVID-19 in our school on Sunday, January 17th and later that week with
the province’s communication of the RED phase of COVID-19 recovery. School leaders and staff have discussed and
asked questions to better understand the guidelines and expectations for schools
moving forward in the RED phase.
your child be feeling overwhelmed, please reach out to Ms. Lean – our Guidance
Counselor - or myself by phone or email.
There are also contact numbers and emails on the Caledonia website for
that some parents are concerned about sending students back to school. Protocols are being followed at the school to
reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
Added measures include active staff screening protocols and directives for
both staff and students to remain home with ONE symptom during the RED
phase of recovery.
Friday, January 29th, we will welcome Caledonia students
back to the building.
is the final day of Semester 1 for high school students. Some high school students can put the
finishing touches on semester 1 through their evidence of learning on TEAMS
following the same check in schedule as they have been following the past two
weeks. Some high school students will
need to take this final opportunity tomorrow to meet with their subject teachers
face to face. High School teachers will have
these discussions with students and families throughout the day today.
School teachers are looking forward to seeing their students in class tomorrow.
are reminded to report their child’s absence through School Messenger
when they are not able to attend school.
Distance Learning plans will continue to be in place for students:
1. Who are immunocompromised - or live with someone who is - and
have submitted a medical note to the school from their primary health care provider.
2. Who have been instructed by Public Health to self-isolate.
Monday and Tuesday, February 1 and 2,
there is no school for High School students as teachers of those subject areas prepare
for second semester courses. These are
designated as High School Turnaround Days.
The school is open for Middle School students on these 2 days. Semester 2 begins for High School on Wednesday,
February 3 and it will be a Track A day.
rest of January and all of February, there will be no cafeteria service available
you for your understanding and support as we all continue to work through this
together while making the best decisions possible to support our students. Thank you for your commitment to our Learning
at a Distance Plan these last few weeks.