Letter to Parents: Revised COVID-19 Sanitary Measures

Dear Parents, Guardians, Adult and Vocational Education Students,

Earlier this afternoon, Premier Legault announced a number of revisions to the Covid-19 Sanitary Measures that are in place for our schools and centres. Below is a summary of the measures which take effect on Monday, May 10:

Schools and Centres in MRC Papineau and MRC Vallée de Gatineau (Region 07-A) will move from Red Zone Special Measures to Red Zone Measures

  • Elementary Schools will reopen for in-school classes
  • High Schools reopen with rotating schedules for students in secondary III, IV, and V
  • Adult Education and Vocational Education Centres will reopen
  • Schools and Centres these measures apply to:
    • – Maniwaki Woodland School
    • – Namur Intermediate School
    • – Queen Elizabeth Elementary School
    • – Maniwaki Adult Education and Vocational Training Centre

Schools and Centres in MRC Pontiac, MRC des Collines, and City of Gatineau (Region 07-B) will remain under Red Zone Special Measures with some modifications

  • Elementary Schools will reopen for in-school classes
  • High Schools remain closed; students will continue with distance learning
  • Adult Education and Vocational Education Centres remain closed; students will continue with distance learning where possible
  • Schools and Centres these measures apply to:
    • – Buckingham Elementary School
    • – Chelsea Elementary School
    • – Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School
    • – Dr. Wilbert Keon School
    • – Eardley Elementary School
    • – Greater Gatineau Elementary School
    • – Lord Aylmer Elementary School
    • – Onslow Elementary School
    • – Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School
    • – Poltimore Elementary School
    • – St. John’s Elementary School
    • – South Hull Elementary School
    • – Wakefield Elementary School
    • – D’Arcy McGee High School
    • – Hadley Junior High School
    • – Philemon Wright High School
    • – Pontiac High School
    • – St. Mike’s High School
    • – Symmes Junior High School
    • – Hull Adult Education Centre
    • – Pontiac Continuing Education Centre
    • – Western Quebec Career Centre

Schools in Region 08 (Abitibi-Témiscamingue) will move from Orange Zone Measures to Yellow Zone Measures

  • All schools and centres in region 08 will be open for in-school classes
  • Schools and Centres these measures apply to:
    • – G. Théberge School
    • – Golden Valley School
    • – Noranda School
    • – Anishnabe Adult Education Centre
    • – Western Quebec Continuing Education Centre in Val d’Or
 

Sincerely,

George Singfield
Secretary General and Director of Corporate Services & Communication


For more information regarding COVID and our sanitary protocols, visit westernquebec.ca/coronavirus, where you will find this very letter, and a wealth of other resources.

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