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January 21 - Operational Shift - COVID update

January 21, 2022

 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

We hope that this letter finds you and your family healthy and well. The school board has made the decision to proceed with the operational shift to online learning for Gr. 7-9 students as was described earlier in the week. Please see the link below to view a message from Superintendent Kathleen Finnigan regarding this decision. The online classes will begin on Monday, January 24, 2022 for grades 7-9 only.  Grades 5-6 will continue to come to school. This transition will last for 10 calendar days so Gr. 7-9  students would return to school on Thursday, February 3, 2022. 

Message from Mrs. Kathleen Finnigan - Superintendent of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

 

Information for Online Learning 

  • Our school will remain open and office hours will remain the same (8:00am - 4:00pm). 
  • Grade 7-9 students will be expected to be a part of their Google Classrooms and complete learning activities as provided by the teachers. This might look different in each grade. Students will follow their normal classroom schedule/timetable, signing into each of their classes through Google Meet.  Please note that January 31 is a P.D day so students will not have online classes as the teachers will be Professional Development.
  • Here is an outline of the timetable day rotation for the 10 days of online classes:

Jan 24 - Day 5 - No classes - Computer/Material pick up

Monday, January 31 - P.D Day - No school

Jan 25 - Day 1- - First Day of 7-9 online Classes

Tuesday, Feb 1 - Day 5

Jan 26 - Day 2

Wednesday, Feb 2 - Day 1

Jan 27 - Day 3

Thursday, Feb 3 - Return back to school  Day 2

Jan 28 - Day 4

 
    • Middle school students will continue to focus on the following subjects in their Google Meets (ELA, Social Studies, Math, Science, Religion, PE/Wellness, Health). Exploratory classes will not be offered.  On Day 1-4, extra support will be offered from 10:51 - 12:02 p.m. in a manner that teachers coordinate. For our French Immersion students, their combined course load would be (FLA, ELA, Social Studies, Math, Science, Religion, PE/Wellness, Health). 
    • Click this link for the Chromebook request Google form  for grade 7-9 families.  Please indicate if you will need a computer during the allotted time above.  We will do our best to accommodate where feasibly possible.

 

  • Students who are absent from school on Friday, January 21, 2022 can pick up their belongings on Monday, January 24th between 2:00-5:00 p.m.
  • All athletic,  performance theatre and any other after school extracurricular activities are cancelled until February 3,2022.

 

We thank you for your support and for working alongside us at this time. We will continue to seek the guidance of God through the power of prayer as we navigate this provincial operational shift. 

 

God Bless,

                                         

Mr. Jeff Tuchscherer                     Mrs. Michelle Khatib

Principal     Vice Principal

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