will be closing for the holiday break from noon today until Monday, January 10.
Please note that Information regarding COVID-19 exposures will not be coming
from the schools over the break. If Public Health determines that there was an
exposure to COVID-19 at your school prior to the break, you will receive
notification from the Province. This notification will be shared through School
Messenger and will include a letter from Public Health. We ask families to
please read any Public Health letters carefully and follow the
instructions. During this time, if you have any COVID-19 related
questions, please write to COVID-19NB@gnb.ca
as school staff are not available over the holiday break.
students have been provided with rapid testing kits for use over the holidays.
We encourage you to test your child regularly over the break, up to and
including January 10, to help protect their loved ones and limit the spread of
COVID-19 during the holiday and upon their return to school.
will not be distributing test kits over the break. If you receive an exposure
notification from the Province during the break and you require more rapid
testing kits, please go to your local
community distribution site.
I want to
thank you again for your continued cooperation and support. Your patience as we
work together to adjust to evolving health and safety measures is appreciated.
We know that this has not been easy on families, staff, or students and we are
grateful for your efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our schools and
continue to follow all Public Health safety measures over the break and
encourage your child to do the same. This includes getting vaccinated, washing
your hands and using sanitizer, wearing a mask, physical distancing, and
staying home and getting tested if your child has even one symptom.
I hope you
have a safe, restful, and happy holiday season and we look forward to welcoming
your child back in the New Year.