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Posted On Friday, 14 February, 2020

Thames Valley District School Board continues to monitor the ongoing situation with Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and takes its direction from federal, provincial and local health authorities. At this time, school boards have not been directed to take any specific action.
Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health,  confirmed that the province's third case of the 2019 novel coronavirus is now resolved  and the individual is no longer infectious.
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Posted On Wednesday, 12 February, 2020

Today, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) announced that both unions will be participating in a one-day walkout (full strike) on  Friday, Friday 21, 2020 .
Thames Valley has no other option but to close all elementary and secondary schools to students  as there would not be sufficient supervision to ensure their safety. As a result, parents/guardians should begin...

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Posted On Sunday, 09 February, 2020

In light of recent changes to Beal Musical Theatre course offerings, we are providing the following information. Across the District, changes to classes in semester two are a normal part of the staffing and scheduling process, often resulting from a decrease in course enrolment between last spring and the start of semester two. This is unrelated to changes in education funding.
In our current semester, the number of registered students has decreased. All 16 students currently...

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Posted On Monday, 03 February, 2020

The Thames Valley District School Board strongly supports the need for a robust and well-funded public school system that allows teachers, school staff and administrators to focus on student achievement and well-being. Trustees have consistently expressed their support for public education, in particular to local MPPs, on many issues such stable and predictable funding, e-learning, class sizes and rural education.
Our concerns are also represented by the Ontario Public...

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Posted On Friday, 31 January, 2020

Thames Valley has been advised today that a Western University student living in London is confirmed to have Novel Coronavirus. Officials said the woman had limited exposure to other people since returning from China and has since been in isolation, except for time spent in the hospital. The woman’s recovery was quick and she has fully recovered .
Western said “the student took great care in terms of self-isolation and treatment, and has not been on campus.”
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