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School Reopening Recommendations from Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

Nicole Dupuis, Chief Executive Officer of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has issued the following recommendations concerning the reopening of schools: “Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Windsor and Essex County, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has strongly recommended to local school boards and private schools, […]

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Greater Essex County District School Board’s COVID-19 Guidance FAQs

This direction will be re-evaluated regularly and, where required, updated based on public health advice throughout the 2021-2022 school year. Will staff and students need to provide proof of vaccination when they return to school?   The Ministry of Education has indicated that vaccinations will not be mandated for staff or students, but they are strongly recommended for all eligible […]

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University of Windsor Alumni Association Honours Black History Month February 25-6

The University of Windsor Alumni Association presents events in honour of Black History Month. February 25, 2021 – 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Our Black Experience – Panel discussion. A distinguished panel of Black alumni share their life experiences of navigating life while Black in Canada. Join the conversation. The […]

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Greater Essex County District School Board Announces Online Schooling Begins January 4, 2021

JAN. 4 RETURN TO SCHOOL UPDATE As we enter the new year teaching and learning for GECDSB students will resume on January 4, 2021, however things will be different. While school boards have been directed to have all students participate in remote learning from January 4 – 8 (elementary) and January 4 – 22 (secondary), […]

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Education Gone Airborne 

As the holidays approach, the school system is changing once again. Effective December 14, 2020, all Windsor-Essex elementary and secondary schools have returned to the online model, due to the alarming rise in case numbers in the area. More students, staff and civilians have contracted COVID-19, with new cases increasing […]