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FMPSD column: FMPSD able to kick-off profitable 2021-22

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Welcome again to a different college yr. We’re trying ahead to seeing our faculties stuffed with our superb college students, employees and households. First day of faculty is on Monday, August 30 with staggered entry that includes grades 1 and seven solely.

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Sure, this implies solely college students in these grades attend college. August 31 is for grades 2, 8 and 9, whereas ECDP, Okay, (staggered over two days) 3, 4, 10, and 11 attend on September 1, and September 2 is for ECDP, Okay, 5, 6, and 12. College students return to highschool collectively on September 7 following the Labour Day lengthy weekend.

This yr, masks are extremely advisable as per provincial pointers. Nevertheless, masks are required by college students and employees on college buses. Employees at FMPSD are fastidiously monitoring Alberta Well being Companies suggestions and our local people context and are ready to shift our preventative apply pointers as required.

Research have proven that some responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, together with the closure of colleges to in-person studying and cancellation of extra-curricular occasions, led to a deterioration in youngsters and youth psychological well being. It is very important think about the unfavorable impacts of measures when a inhabitants that has proven to be at decrease danger of extreme outcomes.

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Therefore, all restrictions/steerage pertaining to highschool actions from final yr have been lifted for the time being. Colleges might proceed with these actions as they usually would. These embody actions and providers reminiscent of, however not restricted to:

  • Area journeys
  • Efficiency actions
  • Bodily actions
  • Diploma exams
  • Provincial Achievement Exams
  • Meals providers
  • Scholar transportation
  • Work expertise
  • Ceremonies and celebratory occasions

Lockers, meals providers, and water fountains are additionally permitted as per Alberta Well being Companies (AHS) pointers.

FMPSD’s 2021-2022 college re-entry plan with particulars could be discovered right here.

“We’re working arduous to proceed to make sure our college students and employees stay wholesome and secure.  Due to our diligent Operations & Upkeep division, and our superb custodians, FMPSD will proceed with enhanced cleansing practices day by day. Our admin groups will be sure that hand sanitizers and hand washing posters will likely be in all faculties. All FMPSD buildings will shut day by day at 8:30 p.m., with no entry on Sundays so the services can relaxation and be readied for the brand new week. Collectively, we are going to proceed to be vigilant, and preserve the security of our FMPSD Household on the forefront,” famous Jennifer Turner, Superintendent, FMPSD.

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Like previous vaccines administered in faculties, particularly Measles, Mumps, Rubella, HPV, and Chickenpox, AHS is now indicating that the vaccination program can even make the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA COVID vaccination obtainable for eligible college students (these born in 2009) and employees.

Please word, it is a voluntary program. Mum or dad/Guardian letters and consent varieties will likely be despatched residence the primary day of faculty by college messenger.

Not like the beginning of the pandemic, AHS Public Well being is not going to inform college authorities or directors of particular person instances of COVID-19 throughout the college setting.

Nevertheless, people who check optimistic for COVID or have core COVID signs are required to isolate. FMPSD encourages all college students and employees to do the day by day check-list discovered right here.

Right here’s to a wholesome and secure start-up. Collectively, we are able to proceed to navigate this fluid scenario.

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