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COVID-19 Updates

KEEPING STUDENTS SAFE WHILE LEARNING AT KEHILA HESCHEL SCHOOL

Classes are ON at Kehila Heschel School

20-21 school year begins on September 8th

Education is too important for us to make compromises

Strictly adhering to guidelines from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and City of Hamilton Public Health Services. Our Education and Advisory Committees combine the expertise of educators, paediatric and public health professionals who advise us on best Covid-19 prevention practices.

What Kehila Heschel is Doing

Social Distancing

  • Class sizes with a maximum of 10 students
  • Grade specific pods – learning, playing and eating together
  • Enhanced Outdoor education programming across the curriculum
  • Teachers dedicated to only teaching at our school

Blended Learning

  • In-person when possible
  • Virtual learning capabilities ensured to allow for a seamless transition if required

General Safety Protocols

  • Thorough Cleaning
    • Sanitization stations in every classroom
  • Streamlined Classrooms
    • All items that cannot be easily disinfected have been removed
    • Improved technology capabilities to enhance online programming
  • Adjusted Routines
    • New separate entry and exit protocols
    • Kehila Heschel safety visors provided to all students

Social distance

Surface sanitation

Hand washing