We hope you have managed to have a little time for relaxation over Spring Break, despite the uncertainty posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please feel assured that we have been working hard to ensure students receive an outstanding education that will prepare them well for their next steps. Students in Grade 12 will graduate, and undergraduates will be promoted to the next grade.
Following today’s announcement by the BC Ministry of Education, Little Flower Academy is suspending all on-campus classes and activities until further notice. All extra-curricular activities, including athletics, have been cancelled until further notice.
The Minister of Health and the Provincial Health Officer issued a joint statement yesterday. The statement can be found at https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020HLTH0077-000484. In their statement, they are recommending against all non-essential travel outside of Canada, including to the United States. Anyone who chooses to travel outside of Canada will be asked to stay away from work or school for 14 days upon their return. While self-isolation remains voluntary, they have stressed that it is the Ministry’s “expectation that people will follow this direction as part of their civic duty”.
Our Bantam Basketball team wrapped up their season with one of their best games of the year. Playing in the top half of the draw at the Grade 8 Provincial Championships, LFA out-lasted Brookswood 58-42, to finish off the tournament in seventh place.