Schools

Child care planned for North Okanagan schools

Proposal for four facilities at Vernon elementary sites

 

Okanagan volunteers slowing down speeders

Speed Watch program back in action with schools back in session

 

B.C. to begin publicly listing COVID-19 school exposure events

Move follows weeks of criticism from parents, the public

 

Dr. Henry says schools ‘perfectly safe’; BCTF urges teachers affected by smoke to take sick days

Wildfire smoke from the U.S. has led to very poor air quality for much of B.C.

Safety protocols in place as private school in Summerland begins new year

Unisus School has COVID-19 protective measures in place

Summerland’s education system has changed over the years

South Okanagan community was first in B.C. to have a central school system

A day before school starts, B.C. teachers’ union still worried over lack of remote learning

BCTF worried about lack of face shields, remote learning option

B.C. families of neurodiverse kids left scrambling before school starts: advocates

Advocates say they’d like to see school districts reaching out to families directly to build educational plans

Kids get creative over summer with North Okanagan market

East Hill children sell their wares, goods at street market

Teachers’ union slams B.C.’s return-to-school plan; says ad with Dr. Henry is ‘unrealistic’

Better ventilation, remote learning options and more teachers needed, Teri Mooring says

Boarding school in Summerland prepares for coming school year

International students in dormitory under 14-day quarantine

COVID-19: School District 67 implements back-to-school plans

Face masks, cleaning protocols and learning cohorts included in strategy as pandemic continues

School advocates hope new federal funding can assist B.C. schools with more flexibility

B.C. will receive $242.36 million as part of the newly created Safe Return to Class fund

Vernon School District unveils return-to-class plan

School District 22 released a 100-page pandemic safety plan as students set to return Sept. 10

Feds roll out $2 billion to fund return-to-school safety amid pandemic

Additional $112M will go towards First Nations schools

Canadians are spending less on back-to-school supplies amid pandemic: survey

Shoppers were also more likely this year to buy things online in every single category

‘Nervewracking’: Staff talk about stress of first B.C. school to start this year

Stein Valley Nlakapamux School has been in session for four weeks,

UPDATE: B.C. teachers’ union calls for remote learning option, stronger mask mandate

B.C. Teachers’ Federation says class sizes are too large to allow for distancing

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

Experts say COVID waivers unlikely to shield private schools from legal action

The pandemic has already seen several proposed lawsuits target long-term care facilities