Subject: Important Update Regarding Retrieval of Student
As you are aware, the Ontario Minister
of Education announced that schools will remain closed to students for the
remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As
such, all Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) schools will remain closed
to students until the end of June.
Following this announcement, the LKDSB
has been working with school staff and local Medical Officers of Health to
develop a plan for access to student personal belongings beginning June 8, 2020
on Monday-Thursday from 1-4 p.m. The safety and well-being of students, staff
and families is paramount for the LKDSB. As such, the following protocol for
the retrieval of student belongings has been approved by the Medical Officers
of Health for Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton.
Parents/guardians and student(s) who
have not been travelling outside Canada within 14 days, are not ill with
respiratory illness or COVID-19 symptoms and are not quarantined or in
self-isolation, and have completed the Covid-19 Self -Assessment below can
request access from their School Principal to visit the school to recover their
items. Click here to complete the COVID-19 Self-Assessment.
Please review the following protocol for
accessing your child’s belongings from the school they attend:
Sign-up for a timeslot to retrieve
student items: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0948A8AD2FABFA7-gdps
Please note the following access protocols:
Access will be limited to a maximum number of families per 15-minute block,
depending on the size of the facility, at any given time. Larger families who
may require more than 15 minutes to retrieve items should contact the school
visitors to the school must have set-up their pre-arranged time slot by using
online means and passed the Provincial online COVID-19 Self-Assessment before entry. Please record your self-assessment
results in the comment box when signing up for a time slot in Sign Up Genius.
Each person must
enter and exit the building at separate times through the designated door(s)
and be noted on the log-in sheet as supervised by the School Administrator or
to current Provincial restrictions on Access to School Buildings - along with
local Public Health guidelines – unscheduled or random visitors can not be
allowed entry to our building sites. Any concerns about building entry should
be directed to the school Principal.
all times while in the building visitors must practice safe physical distancing
of staying at least 2 meters (six feet) away from all other people, excepting
their own family members.
visitors are required to utilize the hand sanitizing station located just
inside the designated entry door.
Visitors may wear any other personal protective gear that they may have
– such as gloves or masks.
visitors must check in with the school administrator or designate upon entry
are limited to a 15-minute time block to retrieve their student belonging.
use only the designated entrance for entering and leaving the building.
Return of School Items
Families are able to maintain loaned
LKDSB IT devices until there is a return to face-to-face learning. For Grade 12
graduates and non-returning students, further communication will be provided
for those families.
A table will
be provided for the return of LKDSB property such as textbooks, library books
information is provided on the school website: https://www.lkdsb.net/school/gregorydrive/Pages/default.aspx#/=
For up-to-date COVID-19 information,
Learn at Home resources, community supports and mental health resources and
supports, visit the LKDSB website.
Should you have
any further questions, please contact your school.
Principal – Gregory Drive Public School