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COVID-19 Information

The CDSBEO has prepared a School Re-entry Plan which includes important information for parents pertaining to the return to school for September. The plan has now been published to the CDSBEO website. In addition, a link to a survey has also been posted to the website which parents must complete in order to facilitate planning for the school year.
For complete details please visit: www.cdsbeo.on.ca/cdsbeo-re-entry-plan/

Please continue to visit this page for further updates, which will be posted as details become available.


Latest news from the Ministry of Education and the CDSBEO

February 11, 2021 – News Release from the Ministry of Education: Deferral of March Break

January 28, 2021 – Information on School Reopening for EOHU Jurisdiction

January 21, 2021 – Information on School Reopening

January 8, 2021 – Ministry of Education Update

January 6, 2021 – Parent Survey: Method of Learning

January 2, 2021 – Letter from the Minister of Education

December 31, 2020 – Return to School – January 2021

December 9, 2020 – Get Support for Learners Funding Information

September 4, 2020 – School Nutrition Programs During COVID-19 (Guidelines for Schools)

September 1, 2020 – Update – CDSBEO Virtual Elementary School

August 27, 2020 – Staggered Entry for School Start Up

August 26, 2020 – Letter from the Minister of Education – Aug 26

August 26, 2020 – News Release from the Ministry of Education (COVID-19 Management Plan for Schools)

August 14, 2020 – CDSBEO School Re-entry Plan

July 30, 2020 – News Release:  July 30 – CDSBEO to Release School Re-entry Plan for September

July 30, 2020 –  Letter to Ontario’s parents from the Minister of Education

June 20, 2020 – Letter from the Minister of Education – June 20

May 19, 2020 – Letter from the Minister of Education – May 19

May 19 , 2020 – News Release from the Ministry of Education (School Closures)

April 28, 2020 – Letter from the Minister of Education – April 28

April 26, 2020 – News Release from the Ministry of Education (School Closures)

April 6, 2020 – Update to CDSBEO Families – Phase 2 Learn at Home

April 1, 2020 – Letter from the Minister of Education – April 1

March 31, 2020 – Parent Technology Survey

March 31, 2020 – Update to CDSBEO Families – March 31

March 26, 2020 – Update to CDSBEO Families

March 23, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford announced that schools will not reopen April 6, 2020, as scheduled, due to COVID-19. The announcement was shared during a public address.

March 22, 2020 – Ministry of Education – Learn At Home Resources

March 22, 2020 – Letter to Parents/Guardians from the Minister of Education

March 12, 2020 – Statement from Premier Ford, Minister Elliott, and Minister Lecce on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)


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Health and safety reminders for our school community

We encourage everyone to practice good health habits, including:

  • Wash hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water or use an alcohol-based sanitizer;
  • Cough and/or sneeze into your elbow, or a tissue;
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes or mouth;
  • Follow direction from the Ontario Minister of Health and local health units.

Board and School Communication

We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation in collaboration with our health partners. CDSBEO administrators are in regular correspondence with the local health units, and will continue to follow their direction. We will provide updates through our website, social media channels and directly with families through School Messenger when there is new information. If you do not currently receive emails from the CDSBEO, please contact your child’s school to provide an email address.


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