School board tweaks severe weather policy further

As expected, the revised severe weather procedure at Living Sky School Division came back for a further tweak at their regular board meeting on Wednesday. 

The latest change presented at the meeting added some more clarity to a provision about winter clothing requirements for students riding on the bus, as well as the bus operator’s responsibilities. That was in response to the discussion at the previous meeting on the policy.

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The provision now reads: “Parents /guardians are responsible to ensure all students riding on buses during winter months shall wear winter footwear and outerwear and to carry with them winter headwear and gloves or mitts. In those cases, where children are not appropriately attired for winter conditions the bus operator shall advise the principal who may restrict access until appropriate conditions are met.”

That new provision wording received the board’s approval last Wednesday.

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