Latest Update on School Sports and Return to School

LATEST UPDATE ON SCHOOL SPORTS AND RETURN TO SCHOOL (September 8, 2020) The Return to School brings about many questions and uncertainties that will be difficult to answer until students are back in school come September.  The status of school sport, much like the COVID situation, is very difficult to predict and could change depending on how school re-opening looks come the fall. There are a number of key factors that…

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Suspension of all SSSAA activities effective immediately

As a result of the recent news, all SSSAA activities will be suspended immediately. There should be no formal or informal practices or ‘get togethers’ involving teams or student-athletes for the next three weeks. The Badminton and Cheerleading events are postponed and will be re-evaluated at a future date once more information is made available. OFSAA will be releasing a statement later today about the status of their winter and…

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Clarification on Churchill Closure and the interpretation of the OFSAA Transfer Policy

The OFSAA Transfer Policy is very clear on how it handles transfer students due to school closure(Churchill).  Here is the language directly from the OFSAA Transfer Policy. Section A: (iii) The student has transferred as a result of the closure of his/her former school and is attending the school designated by the School Board. The SSSAA Executive Council has interpreted this section and this has been approved by NWOSSAA and…

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