Six CCRCE Schools At-Home Learning for Two Weeks
On April 26, the province announced that all schools in HRM and its surrounding impacted communities will shift to at-home learning for a period of two weeks. Schools will close to students at the end of day today (Monday, April 26, 2021).
What does this mean in CCRCE?
This shift to at-home learning will impact Enfield District Elementary, Elmsdale District Elementary, Uniacke District School, Riverside Education Centre, Maple Ridge Elementary, and Hants East Rural High School only at this time.
These six schools will close to students effective at the end of today and begin online learning on Thursday, April 29.
All other CCRCE schools will remain open for in-person learning, except any school closed for three days for enhanced cleaning connected to a confirmed COVID case. According to health experts, in-person schooling remains the best place for children’s social, emotional, physical and mental well-being. With that said, public health continues to monitor the situation and CCRCE remains prepared to make the switch to the at-home learning model, should we be directed to do so by Public Health.
Understandably, this is a time filled with uncertainty. Please know, if there’s a case of COVID-19 identified in any of our schools, Public Health will advise us immediately and the school community will then be contacted.
Community Use of Schools
Until restrictions are lifted (at least May 20), CCRCE will discontinue:
- Community Use of Schools
- School-to-school travel for events, sports and activities (sports practices at the school-level may continue with up to 10 participants indoors and 25 outdoors (numbers include players and coaches))
- All field trips into the community