Calgary French school moves all students to online learning amid COVID-19 outbreak

All students of a Calgary French school will be taking their classes online for the next two weeks after an outbreak of COVID-19 was declared at the school.



a dining room table: A physically distanced classroom is seen at Kensington Community School amidst the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.


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A physically distanced classroom is seen at Kensington Community School amidst the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

In a letter to parents on Monday, the school board said Alberta Health Services advised it Sunday night that two cases were confirmed within the École de la Rose Sauvage community.

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School officials said they learned of two more cases Monday morning, for a total of four.

“In an effort to protect students, their families and staff, we have made the decision to go online learning effective tomorrow, Oct. 6,” Conseil Scolaire FrancoSud Supt. Daniel Therrien said.

“Classroom learning will resume on Oct. 13 for some students and

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