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Update for Chinook Families

September 17, 2020

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REOPEN CHINOOK - updated plan​

November 26, 2020
Update: Government of Saskatchewan Masks in Schools Mandate
COVID-19 Update - Chinook Staff and Families (Nov 26 2020).pdf


October 30, 2020

Update for Chinook staff and families
COVID-19 Update - Chinook Staff and Families (Oct 30 2020).pdf

September 23, 2020
Update for Chinook families: Vital Oxide
Chinook Update - Vital Oxide (September 2020).pdf​

September 17, 2020
Letter from Kyle McIntyre, Director of Education

Director Letter - Chinook Families (Sept 17 2020).pdf


September 1, 2020
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Illness in School

The health and safety of students and staff is paramount at at Chinook schools. This infographic is an overview of the protocol that will be followed by all schools when a student becomes ill at school.

This protocol has been developed in consultation with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, and aligns with the Government of Saskatchewan guidelines and the Reopen Chinook plan.

Students and staff should never go to school if they are sick or if anyone living in the home has tested positive for COVID-19. Everyone in the home must self-isolate for 14 days from the date of last exposure if anyone tests positive.

Parents will be advised if a COVID-19 related risk is identified to the health and safety of students, staff or the local school community. Timely updates will be provided to parents and teachers about any new developments.

More details are available in the Safe Schools Plan Parent Package.

Read the updated Reopen Chinook plan.


August 27, 2020​

The Ministries of Health and Education have worked together to create a comprehensive parent package to help families prepare for the beginning of school on September 8, 2020.

The Safe Schools Plan package includes:

  • Information on the Safe Schools Plan
  • General tips for parents and caregivers
  • Mask wearing information for children
  • Information on testing options and process
  • Information on COVID-19 notification and illness in school
  • Information on the threshold for changes to in-classroom learning

 This package is also available online.​ β€‹

August 18, 2020

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The Reopen Chinook plan has been shared with all staff and families. The plan contains detailed information on protective measures and procedures that will be implemented throughout the division.

Schools shared their school-specific plan highlights with families on Friday and will provide additional details in the coming weeks before school starts.

Our plans contain relevant and appropriate measures mentioned in the recent government announcements, and will evolve as required by emerging health risk assessments and government guidelines.

Please note: The provincial government has changed the official first day of school to Tuesday, September 8. Some schools may have a staggered entrance plan. Keep your eye on your email, your school’s social media or website for more information.



The Chinook Learning at Home site contains self-directed resources intended to support your child's continued engagement with learning during school closures.​​​ Parents and caregivers are encouraged to check it out.

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To read past updates, please visit: 
COVID-19 Chinook School Division and Education Response Planning Team information archive​.
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