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Clive Heah, principal of Cloverdale Catholic School, performs crossing guard duties on the first day of the new school year. Classes ended at noon on the first day. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Back to school at Cloverdale Catholic

Kids headed back to school Sept. 7

 

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

 

Jinny Ko walks (from left) her son Taeyang, daughter Taehee and her daughter’s friend Jiahn Bae to their first day of school at Sunnyside Elementary Thursday morning. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Nervous South Surrey parents hoping for the best as school resumes

‘A lot of unknowns’ as students head back to class

Jinny Ko walks (from left) her son Taeyang, daughter Taehee and her daughter’s friend Jiahn Bae to their first day of school at Sunnyside Elementary Thursday morning. (Tracy Holmes photo)
A police officer aims a radar gun at oncoming traffic during a school-zone speed trap traffic blitz outside Peace Arch Elementary in 2017. White Rock RCMP are warning drivers that similar enforcement is planned for next week, when school’s reopen. (File photo)

White Rock RCMP remind drivers to obey school-zone speed limits as students head back to class

Officers will be enforcing speed limits at city’s two school zones on first day back

A police officer aims a radar gun at oncoming traffic during a school-zone speed trap traffic blitz outside Peace Arch Elementary in 2017. White Rock RCMP are warning drivers that similar enforcement is planned for next week, when school’s reopen. (File photo)
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)