The Element High School is committed to ensuring the safety of our students, staff and families.
The classrooms, washrooms and common areas are cleaned and sanitized prior to the students’ arrival in the morning and our entire space is fogged
at lunchtime while the students go outside for a fresh air break.
Before entering the school each day, students are screened at the door by staff, using the Ottawa Public Health screening questions. Temperatures are also taken as part of our screening process. Students sanitize their hands before entering the building and their backpacks are also sanitized.
Our classrooms remain welcoming environments with tables and chairs spaced to ensure physical distancing.
Any shared materials are sanitized between use.
We are running a regular, full time, in class semestered schedule whereby our high school students have four 90-minute periods a day Mondays through Fridays.
Our smaller class sizes enable us to cohort our students. We do not run a quadmestered system.
We appreciate the commitment our families have made to further ensure the safety of our school community.