** LATEST UPDATES - ** Reduction Plan Covid19 * POLICY AND ATTENDING THE SCHOOL
** PRIORITY FALL 2021 REGISTRATIONS ** OPEN ON MON JULY 7TH - 21ST ** THEN JULY 22ND OPEN TO ALL
SUMMER INSTRUMENTAL LESSONS COMING SOON FOR ENROLLED STUDENTS
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    ALWAYS CHECK BACK AS THIS WILL CHANGE OFTEN.

     

    PARENTS, STUDENTS & TEACHERS ATTENDING THE SCHOOL 

    Thank you for attending the school, either limited in-school classes or online. As we navigate through a challenging year, with a limited staff. Below are some details to help with that process. Floor Plan at the end of the page.

    BEFORE YOU ATTEND

    DO NOT ATTEND IF:

    • YOU, OR SOMEBODY IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD IS SHOWING ANY SYMPTOMS OR FEVER, OR HAD ANY CONTACT WITH COVID
    • ALSO STAY HOME FOR 2 WEEKS IF YOU HAVE TRAVELLED OUT-WITH BC OR CANADA
    • REPORT TO THE ADMIN IF YOU ARE NOT ATTENDING OR ARE IN QUARANTINE - USE ONLINE RESOURCES 
    • USE THE ONLINE VIDEOS OR LIVE FEED IF NOT ATTENDING
    • PLEASE HAVE GOOD HAND HYGIENE AND USE SANITIZER 
    • HAVE A BAG TO PUT SHOES, BOOKS AND PERSONAL ITEMS IN
    • ADULTS MUST WEAR MASKS IN THE SCHOOL AT ALL TIMES

    WHAT MEASURES DO WE HAVE IN PLACE SINCE SEPTEMBER:

    • CLEANING ALL AREAS & FLOORS, BEFORE AND AFTER CLASSES
    • SOCIAL DISTANCED LEARNING AREAS & TEACHER AREA
    • NO SHARED INSTRUMENTS, WE HAVE MUSIC BAGS FOR SALE
    • AIR PURIFIER AND HUMIDIFIER RUNNING ALL DAY
    • WINDOW & DOOR VENTILATION 
    • PLASTIC SCREENS AND SANITIZERS IN SCHOOL AND WASHROOM
    • ALL ADULTS, TEACHERS AND 6 YEARS + MANDATORY MASK WEARING
    • LIMITED ACCESS FOR PARENTS, WE HAVE MARQUEE TENTS OUTSIDE DURING BAD WEATHER - ALSO CAFE MELO IS ACROSS THE STREET.

    PLEASE READ OUT PROTOCOLS BELOW:

    ARRIVING AT THE SCHOOL  - DROP OF AREA 

    ALL TEACHERS & ADULTS MUST WEAR A MASK WHEN ATTENDING CLASSES AND ADULTS WITH YOUNGER CHILDREN & IF ENTERING OUR SCHOOL 

    KIDS CAN WEAR MASKS IF THEY ARE ABLE, AND WE RECOMMEND MASK WEARING FOR ALL STUDENTS 6YRS AND ABOVE

    WE ARE LIMITING THE ACCESS OF ADULTS AND PARENTS INTO THE SCHOOL 

    DO NOT ENTER THE SCHOOL, WE WILL HAVE COVERED AREAS FOR YOU TO WAIT OUTSIDE AS WE HAVE CLEANING BREAKS BETWEEN CLASSES

    THIS WILL ALLOW US TO START CLEANING AND ORGANIZING THE NEXT WAITING CLASS 

    LINE UP  ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE MAIN DOORS PLEASE, KEEPING SOCIALLY DISTANCED (6FT / 2M) THE AREA WILL BE FULLY SIGN POSTED AND MARKED OUT ON THE GROUND

    DO NOT TRY AND OPEN THE DOOR

    WASHROOMS ARE FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY

    THE ADMIN ASSISTANT (IN MASK) WILL HELP WITH YOUR ARRIVAL  

    USE THE HAND SANITIZER STATION AT FRONT DOOR

    REMOVE SHOES AND JACKET READY FOR CLASS

    PLACE THEM IN THE SANITIZED CUBBIES

    NO OUTSIDE DRINKS OR FOOD 

    FOLLOW DIRECTIONS INTO THE CLASS AREA WITH YOUR BAG

    CLASSROOM WILL BE DIVIDED INTO 6 SEPERATE AREAS (AREA MARKED ON FLOOR) FOR 6 STUDENTS MAX PER CLASS, WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING

    AND A TEACHERS AREA (IN SEE-THROUGH MASK)

    THERE IS NO PARENT WAITING IN THE LOBBY OR CLASSROOM

    SHOP AREA IS CLOSED

    VENTILATION/ WINDOWS/ DOORS WILL BE OPEN/ AIR PURIFIER RUNNING/ HUMIDIFIER RUNNING

    HAVE FUN !!!

      

    PICKING UP AT THE SCHOOL - PICK-UP AREA

    ALL ADULTS MUST WEAR A MASK WHEN DROPPING OFF/ PICKING UP IN THE SCHOOL  

    LINE UP ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE MAIN DOORS PLEASE, KEEPING SOCIALLY DISTANCED (6FT / 2M) THE AREA WILL BE FULLY SIGN POSTED AND MARKED OUT ON THE GROUND

    DO NOT TRY AND OPEN THE DOOR, PLEASE KEEP THAT AREA CLEAR

    WASHROOMS ARE FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY

    THE ADMIN ASSISTANT (IN MASK) WILL HELP WITH YOU PICK-UP

    USE THE HAND SANITIZER STATION AT THE FRONT DOOR

    KIDS PUT SHOES AND JACKET READY TO LEAVE

    KIDS FOLLOW DIRECTIONS TO LEAVE FROM ADMIN AND TEACHER 1 BY 1 

    THERE IS NO PARENT WAITING IN THE LOBBY OR CLASSROOM

    KIDS WILL COME TO THE FRONT DOOR IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.

    THIS WILL ALLOW US TO START CLEANING AND ORGANIZING THE NEXT WAITING CLASS 

    CLEANING

    All areas, floors and chairs, high touch areas, washroom, doors will be disinfected opening and between classes.

    Laura or Risa will remain in the teaching area and we will have an admin assistant at the front of the school.

    TAKING ONLINE CLASSES /OR
    YOU ARE SICK / CAN’T MAKE IT/ PANDEMIC CLOSURE 

    ZOOM LIVE LINK & PASSWORD
    Will be sent to you 

    RESOURCE FOLDER WITH VIDEOS & HANDOUTS
    Will be sent to you 

    MUSIC INSTRUMENTS - WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE TO BUY ONLINE 

    We will have "music bags" available, prepared with care and they will come in a large zip lock colourstrings bag for $15. They are all new instruments, that can be used by child and parent, and cleaned at home then re-used. Everything you will need and more.We will not be handing out any instruments for multiple use, so you can bring something small this week for something to shake, to tap, to wave (scarf) and a small teddy to cuddle. We are waiting on a couple of more items coming in, but should have them ready either this week or for next.

    FLOOR PLAN IS POSTED AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE SCHOOL

     

    Thank you from Laura and Colourstrings Conservatory of Music