Message to Students and Families Regarding the Provincial Back to School Plan

July 22, 2020

Dear Students and Families:

Today, Wednesday, July 22, 2020, Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) along with Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced Nova Scotia's plan for the safe return to school for all children, students and staff on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Nova Scotia’s Back to School Plan was developed with input from public health, advice from experts at the IWK Health Centre, feedback from union partners, teachers and most importantly, you, our families and students.

For information on today’s announcement, please access the following links:

EECD News Release: Students Return to School in September

Back to School Plan: Information and Supporting Documents

Additional information will be provided to students and families as the SRCE implements the plan in preparation for school opening in September 2020.  The SRCE will continue to share updates via region-wide email alerts, posting to the SRCE website and on twitter, @SRCE_NS.


Paul Landry
Regional Executive Director of Education

Strait Regional Centre for Education
304 Pitt Street, Unit 2
Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2T9
902-625-2191/1-800-650-4448; 902-625-2281 (fax) /
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