backtoschool

Adhering to safety measures like masks, hand-washing, social distancing and staying home if you’re sick will reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission among children. (Black Press file photo)

B.C. Children’s Hospital says COVID-19 hospitalizations for children remain low

Hospitalizations have remained at about two per cent throughout the pandemic

 

British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. An independent report has found systemic racism in a northern B.C. school board and calls for a province-wide investigation of the issue. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Clearly discriminatory and systemically racist’: Report on B.C. school board

‘I walk into a school and my chest tightens,’ one person said in the report

 

A CUPE 723 memo misinterpreted a School District 72 communication. (CUPE 723)

CUPE memo indicating COVID protocol back-to-school for Campbell River a false alarm

School District 72 indicates that are waiting on guidance from Provincial Health Officer

  • Aug 19, 2021

 

The Fresh Start back-to-school drive this month is collecting money, backpacks, supplies and clothing for less fortunate students in Nanaimo. (Stock photo)

Back-to-school fundraiser looks to give Nanaimo students a Fresh Start

That 50’s Barbershop, VIRL Harbourfront Library and other partners asking for donations

The Fresh Start back-to-school drive this month is collecting money, backpacks, supplies and clothing for less fortunate students in Nanaimo. (Stock photo)
The Nanaimo RCMP sent out a public service announcement last week targeted toward motorists, reminding them that school zones are back in effect. (Stock photo)

RCMP remind motorists to drive carefully in Nanaimo’s school zones

30km/h speed limit in school zones in effect 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on school days

The Nanaimo RCMP sent out a public service announcement last week targeted toward motorists, reminding them that school zones are back in effect. (Stock photo)
Rob Ohly, Aspengrove School’s diploma program coordinator and Grade 11 chemistry teacher, says he is excited for the start of the school year. Ohly is scene here with a chemical model of alcohol. (Karl Yu/Nanaimo News Bulletin)

Teacher says in-class learning engages and motivates students

Aspengrove chemistry teacher talks about back-to-school in COVID-19 times

Rob Ohly, Aspengrove School’s diploma program coordinator and Grade 11 chemistry teacher, says he is excited for the start of the school year. Ohly is scene here with a chemical model of alcohol. (Karl Yu/Nanaimo News Bulletin)
Education Minister Rob Fleming in Chilliwack on Sept. 17. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

B.C. to announce plans for September return to school amid COVID-19 pandemic

Plan to include measures nimble enough to react to the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19

Education Minister Rob Fleming in Chilliwack on Sept. 17. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)