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Written by Judy Riege
As we emerge from this pandemic, I’m surprised by the many emotions I’m experiencing as we move into a new phase of reconnection. I have felt relief, optimism, and excitement, blended with fear, foreboding, and a side serving of judgement. I have had moments of feeling socially awkward, exhausted, and stressed about navigating larger group settings and deciding what I am personally comfortable with. Do these feelings resonate with you?
As a coach, trainer, and mentor to educators, business leaders, and high-performance sport coaches and teams, I’ve had to listen to the advice I often share with others and embrace what I call ‘The Power of 3.’ Our collective goal as we emerge from this pandemic needs to be reconnection. Our pandemic pause has caused all of us to be ‘out of practice’ on the relationship continuum.
The Calgary Board of Education says masks will need to be worn by all students and staff when classes resume in September. They will be following the same masking guidelines that were in place for the 2020-2021 school year until at least the end of September. The CBE will no longer inform close contacts of positive cases, at the direction of the chief medical officer of health for Alberta.
The Calgary Catholic School Board says masks will need to be worn by all students and staff when classes resume in September. They will be following the same masking guidelines that were in place for the 2020-2021 school year including the possibility of medical exemptions. The CCSD says that they will review the masking policy at the end of September.
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