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July 20, 2021

Black Gold School Division releases Lifting Restrictions Plan

With the wide availability of vaccines, Alberta Education has developed a plan to ease or remove public health measures for schools in September. The Alberta Government anticipates that in-school learning will return to normal in the fall, so in August they will confirm the health practices and measures that will be eased or lifted, and… Read more »

May 05, 2021

Black Gold schools temporarily moving to At-Home Learning

Premier Jason Kenney yesterday announced new mandatory public health measures to help stop the spike of COVID-19 and protect Alberta’s health system. This circuit-breaker includes a temporary move to at-home learning for Kindergarten – Grade 12 students on Friday, May 7, 2021. Students will return to in-class learning on Tuesday, May 25. Pre-Kindergarten programs will… Read more »

April 30, 2021

Grades 7-9 French Immersion students at École J.E. Lapointe School move to at-home learning

At the school’s request, Black Gold School Division has made the decision to move the Grades 7-9 French Immersion students at École J.E. Lapointe School to at-home learning from May 3-7, 2021, inclusive. Currently, five of their six French Immersion teachers are self-isolating due to being close contacts of people who have tested positive for… Read more »

April 30, 2021

Black Gold schools to remain open during expanded public health measures

Questions are quickly arising related to the Premier’s announcement yesterday about regional school closures for grades 7-12. At present, Black Gold School Division schools do not fall within the provincially established criteria for closure. The Province is applying targeted, two-week restrictions to communities or regions with a case rate above 350 per 100,000 people, and… Read more »

April 15, 2021

Leduc Composite High School students temporarily move to at-home learning

The Alberta Minister of Education has granted Black Gold School Division’s request to temporarily move Leduc Composite High School (LCHS) students to at-home learning, given the increased number of students and staff in quarantine due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. LCHS will move to the at-home learning model beginning Friday, April 16, 2021, and… Read more »