Parents and Guardians of Perth-Andover Middle School,
have been informed of a positive Covid-19 case at Perth-Andover
Middle School. We are working with Public Health officials to identify any
students and school personnel who may have been in contact with the case.
required to self-isolate will get a letter from Public Health with specific
instructions on what to do next. Today, this letter will be emailed to you from
your school principal, Claudine Dionne, or your classroom teacher. If you are not
contacted, your child can continue with regular activities unless they are
already self-isolating as advised by Public Health.
will move to distance learning for all students on Thursday, September 16
and Friday, September 17.
Students will not report
to the school on these days. Instead, your child(ren)’s
teacher(s) will communicate the plan for learning with you (i.e. times for connection
and activities). Teachers will follow the regular schedules for Thursday and
Friday. We recognize that the opportunity to connect with the teachers
may vary among families. Please do not worry if you can’t connect. We
understand that this is short notice.
note that distance learning will be for two days only, at this time. All
students should plan to return to school on Monday, September 20, except for those whom Public
Health has identified as close contacts and required to self-isolate. If this changes, you will be
natural to want to know if your child may have been exposed to the virus but to
protect the privacy of students and school personnel, other details, including
names, will not be released.
and young people look to the adults in their lives to guide them on how to
react to worrying and stressful events. Parents are encouraged to talk to their
children about any anxieties and remind them to treat one another with kindness
and respect, in person and on social media.
your child is showing any symptoms of Covid-19, you should:
them online for a test by clicking “Get tested” on the GNB coronavirus website
811 operators will evaluate your child before sending them for testing. If you
have questions that are health-related, please write to COVID-19NB@gnb.ca
you for your continued support as we respond to the pandemic.