Ensuring a safe and healthy learning environment is a priority for
the North Vancouver School District.
District staff have been monitoring air quality advisories issued
in response to wildfire activity, and will continue to do so.
As with all
public health matters, the district follows the guidance issued by Vancouver
This week, schools across the district will limit smoke exposure
to students and staff by:
- Encouraging students and staff who are sensitive to the smoke to
remain indoors during lunch/recess/breaks.
- Closing exterior doors and windows.
- Rescheduling outdoor activities, including Physical Education
- Closely monitoring students with asthma or breathing-related
Our schools will continue to act in accordance with the guidelines
issued by the Ministry of Education and Provincial Health Officer (e.g., focus
on hand and respiratory hygiene, use of learning groups, physical distancing,
We also remind families of their responsibility to perform daily
health checks before sending their children to school.