We all continue to adjust to a world with COVID-19 and we are grateful for your faith, perseverance and hard work. Thank you for helping us to maintain learning and safety in our schools. It is important to note our school resumption guides and plans are subject to change as local, provincial and federal health measures are fluid. We will continue to update this page as new information becomes available. Our schools are open and operating under Scenario 1: In-school classes resume (near normal with health measures).
January 7, 2021
All K–12 students will return to in-school learning on January 11, 2021.
All full-time online learning students (registered at St. Isidore School and St. Anne Academic Centre) will continue online instruction.
December 8, 2020
The K–12 learning measures announced on November 25, 2020, have not changed and remain in effect following today's provincial government announcement.
November 25, 2020
To support the provincial government's new health measures:
- All grade 7–12 students will move to at-home learning on November 30. After the Christmas Break, students will continue with at-home learning from January 4–8.
- All kindergarten–Grade 6 students attending in-school classes will continue as normal until December 17. After the Christmas Break, students will move to at-home learning from January 4–8.
- All students in congregated special education classes will continue in-school learning as normal up to and after the Christmas Break.
- All full-time online learning students (registered at St. Isidore School and St. Anne Academic Centre) will continue online instruction as normal up to and after the Christmas Break.
- Christmas Break has not changed. For students, it runs from December 18–January 3. Staff begin Christmas Break on December 19 and return to work on January 4.
- In-school classes for all students (K–12) are set to resume on January 11.
- Diploma exams are optional for the remainder of the school year. Students and their families can choose to write an exam or receive an exemption.
Mental Health & Wellness
Wellness is one of our four district priorities. We know the pandemic has created additional wellness challenges for everyone and are continuing to focus on our students' and staff members' mental health and well-being. To help support our wellness commitment, please see the below resources.
Access Mental Health 403-943-1500
Provides information, consultation and referral to people living in the Calgary zone who have mental health and/or addiction concerns. Mental Health Clinicians complete a clinical interview over the telephone to assess the individuals’ needs.
Addiction Helpline 1-866-332-2322
Confidential toll-free telephone advice and service referral for adults and youth that require addiction services.
Health Link Alberta List of Important Phone Numbers
Includes a more comprehensive list of numbers for some not listed here.
Provincial Community Resources 211
Comprehensive information and referral system for Albertans.
Support for Family Violence 310-1818
Connect with helplines, financial assistance, shelter and other supports and know the law and your rights.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Visit the website or call 403-250-0319 for emergency assistance.
Brown Bagging For Kids
With the recent situation, BB4K has temporarily closed their kitchen and will offer grocery gift card funding directly to the families they serve.
Contactless Grocery Assistance
The following grocery stores are offering some form of assistance or contactless delivery during COVID-19.
Mental Health Literacy
University of Calgary Intervention Programs
Free counselling services to support children, youth and parents impacted by COVID-19.
AHS Community Education Service
Free wellness webinars covering various topics from mindfulness to building resiliency and managing anxiety in a COVID-19 world.
Self-care is an important part of wellness. Take time to discover what helps you to feel great and recharge.
- Stress and Coping
- Stress Management: Families, Elementary Students, Junior High Students & Senior High Students
- Student Life During a Pandemic: Learn how Alberta students are reacting to stress since September's school resumption
- Supporting in Stressful Times
- Catholic Mindfulness for Kids
Scenario 1: School Resumption Resources
Our Five Focuses
- Daily health checklist
- Frequent handwashing
- Sanitizing surfaces
- Wearing masks
- Physical distancing where possible
Daily Health Checks
- AHS Daily Health Checklist
- See page 1 for students (including students aged 18 and older) and page 3 for adults
- AHS Online Assessment Tool
- COVID-19 Symptom List