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Lloydminster students set to head back to class for 2020-2021

Lloydminster students are heading back to the class as Saskatchewan announces in-classroom learning will resume next year.

Like other schools in the Saskatchewan, Lloydminster waits for public health guidelines from the Provincial Response Planning Team.

On June 9th, the province announced Prekindergarten to Grade 12 schools will resume learning for the upcoming school year.

The group, along with the Ministry of Education will inform schools of guidelines provided by Chief Medical Officer Dr.Saqib Shabib.

The best practices to ensure the safety students, staff and caregivers will be available to school divisions as early as next week. 

Schools are able to open doors as soon as September 1st, or thereafter depending on the divisions schedule.

Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant said re-opening schools is an important step for families to get back to a new-normal.

“Thank you to the teachers and staff for the tremendous job they have done connecting with their students while in-class learning has been suspended.”

The government will be creating contingencies should an elevated COVID-19 risk be presented, either in the entire province or a certain region.

Schools have been closed since March 20th in response to COVID-19.

About Tre Lopushinsky

Tre is the lead reporter/editor at Lloyd Connect. He is a NAIT Radio and Television alumni. Tre has experience in radio, audio production, video editing and news reporting. During his time at NAIT he worked as a sports editor for the college paper and was a commentator for NAIT Ooks Basketball and volleyball teams. Some residents may know him as being the "giant employee" in the community for the past two years. Tre, for some reason, hasn’t veered away from his childhood as he has a passion for collecting figures (not dolls!).

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