Busing, Out of School Care & Rental Guidelines FAQs
Will GCA provide busing this upcoming year?
Yes, our busing program will continue through First Student. They have strict cleaning protocols between each trip and drivers will wear personal protective equipment.
What safety protocols exist on school buses?
Please read the following safety protocols from First Student, our bus provider.
Do students have to wear masks on school buses?
It is mandatory for Grades 4-9 wear masks on the bus and that we encourage students in K-Grade 3 to wear masks on the bus. Safety protocols can be viewed here.
What guidelines apply to Out of School Care?
ABC Out of School Care Program, the Kindergarten Cubs Program, and for the new Junior Kindergarten Daycare Program operate as per guidance and guidelines set out by the Alberta Government regarding Child Care Services. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/child-care-during-covid-19.aspx to review the guidelines.
Will GCA continue to rent the facility to outside groups?
Yes, at this time GCA plans to allow outside rentals under scenario 1, and all groups must adhere to strict health guidelines as a condition of their rental agreement.