​Advisory for Cold Weather

During the winter months cold temperatures, wind chill and snow can make getting to and from school challenging.

Our school and other CBE schools rarely close due to snow or cold weather. Assume we are open unless you hear otherwise from us. Information regarding any school closures due to weather will also be posted on the CBE website, on Twitter (@yyCBEdu) and shared with local news media.

During the winter season we remind parents/guardians of the following:

  • Children should be well prepared for the weather and not left unattended at bus stops for any period of time, under any circumstances

  • Families should ensure that they have back-up care arrangements if transportation is delayed. Children should have a warm place to stay before and after school (i.e. with a neighbour or a nearby relative).

  • All CBE schools will remain open to provide a safe, warm and secure environment for students

Learn more about Using Transportation in Cold Weather and Outside Activities Guidelines for Cold Weather.​​​​​

Inclement Weather Procedures

On day that are extremely wet or cold students will be supervised inside the school rather than on the playground, just before school starts and during the morning and lunchtime recesses. It is important that your child has outdoor clothes appropriate for the weather at all times, in case of an emergency situation while at school or on the bus.  

Cold Weather Days

Inclement Weather Procedures

On day that are extremely wet or cold students will be supervised inside the school rather than on the playground, just before school starts and during the morning and lunchtime recesses. It is important that your child has outdoor clothes appropriate for the weather at all times, in case of an emergency situation while at school or on the bus.  

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