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The Moosehide Campaign

moosehide campaign

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children. One of the most important things that you can do to help end violence against Women and Children is to promote gender equity, healthy relationships, and positive ideas of masculinity by speaking out against gender-based violence. 

Enhanced School Safety Measures Announced

February 4th, 2021

Secondary school students and staff will now be required to wear non-medical masks in all indoor areas, including when they are in their learning groups or cohorts. The only exceptions are when:

  • they are seated or standing at their desks or workstation in a classroom;
  • when there is barrier in place;
  • or if they are eating or drinking.

The changes were announced by the Ministry of Education on Feb. 4. Please see the full news release here.

Previously, masks were required in secondary schools only in common areas such as hallways or buses, when staff and students were unable to maintain distance from others.

Masks are required to be worn by all elementary school staff; however, mask-wearing for elementary students remains optional based on family/caregiver choice.

Guidelines for physical education and music classes have also changed.

The provincial announcement also included the second installment of $101M in federal funding for districts to manage COVID-19 exposures in schools, as well as a K-12 health-checker app developed for students and families. The app can be found HERE.

Be Prepared for Winter

winter driving

The Transportation Department is reminding all students to have appropriate winter clothing when they ride the school bus. This will include but not limited to winter coats, winter footwear, head wear and hand protection.

In winter driving conditions, it is important to always be prepared for the unexpected.  This is to ensure the safety of all school bus passengers if there were to be any delays while the bus is on route.

School Bus Notifications

Notice to all Parents/Guardians of Dawson Creek Transportation Students:

Effective January 4th, 2021, the Dawson Creek Transportation Department will no longer be phoning to notify parents/guardians of individual route cancellations. 

Please read the full letter below for information on how to sign up for bus notifications. 

Erase Bullying

Erase is all about building safe and caring school communities. This includes empowering students, parents, educators and the community partners who support them to get help with challenges, report concerns to schools, and learn about complex issues facing students.

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