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Kainai Board of Education closes schools for a week amid rising COVID-19 cases

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The Kainai Board of Education says all schools are closed this week in an effort to limit the transmission and spread of COVID-19.

In a letter to parents and guardians sent out Sunday, Superintendent Cam Shade says the move is meant to be proactive amid the increase in cases within the Blood Reserve.

He says the main priority of the Board of Education is the safety of students, staff and the community so there will be no school until next Monday, Nov. 16.

Essential employees at the district office will still be working on an altered schedule throughout the week.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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