Education Update – Strike Action Will Close Elementary Schools on February 11 and 13 2020

ETFO strike action

THUNDER BAY – The Lakehead Board of Education advises that Elementary Schools will be closed due to strikes by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), all ELEMENTARY schools will be CLOSED to students on Tuesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 13.

Parents/guardians should make alternate arrangements for Tuesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 13. All child care centres located in elementary schools will remain open.

The ETFO strikes on Tuesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 13 will not impact the Kickstart Programs. The programs will continue to run on these days and parents and guardians will be responsible for transportation.

All Lakehead Public Schools Secondary schools will be OPEN on Tuesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 13 with busing available as per usual practice.

The Lakehead Adult Education Centre will be OPEN on Tuesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 13, 2020.