Joint Letter - YK1 & YCS cancelling classes

Attached is a joint letter from Yellowknife Education District No. 1 and Yellowknife Catholic Schools regarding the cancellation of classes until April 14, 2020 at the earliest due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. This follows a recommendation from the Premier in the legislature on March 16, 2020 based on advice from the territory's chief public health officer, Dr. Kami Kandola. This situation is fluid and ever-evolving, but YK1 will do its best to keep staff, students, parents and other stakeholders as informed as possible. We are in constant communication with the Department of Education, Culture and Employment and Dr. Kandola, who we are taking guidance and direction from at this time. We will provide updates as they become available, and continue to make decisions based on the health and safety of staff and students. Further information will be provided in a timely and regular fashion. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding during this time.