COVID-19 cases confirmed at two PWPSD schools, April 30

Grande Prairie, AB – Peace Wapiti Public School Division (PWPSD) is providing the following daily summary report of COVID-19 cases in schools for Friday, April 30, 2021. The affected schools have sent letters to their families.

Out of respect for the individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, and in accordance with AHS guidelines, no further information will be shared about the cases. PWPSD and the affected schools wish the individuals a safe and speedy recovery, and will continue to work closely with AHS to ensure necessary measures are in place to protect all students and staff. Remote learning opportunities will be provided to isolating students. The affected schools have been disinfected. AHS is expected to provide all close contacts with further direction on testing and isolation instructions.


Case report for Friday, April 30, 2021:

  • A case at Peace Wapiti Academy. The case was last in school on Tuesday, April 20. Close contacts will isolate until Tuesday, May 4 (close contact on April 19) or Wednesday, May 5 (close contact on April 20).

  • A case at Clairmont Community School. The case was last in school on Monday, April 26. Close contacts will isolate until Tuesday, May 11 (close contact on April 26).

Additional information:

  • As part of the new targeted regional measures announced by the Government of Alberta on Thursday, April 29, all Junior and Senior High students in the City of Grande Prairie will participate in at-home remote learning for at least two weeks, beginning Monday, May 3.This affects three PWPSD schools: Harry Balfour School (Grades 7-8 only), Peace Wapiti Academy (all students, Grades 9-12) and the Peace Wapiti Enterprise Centre (Grades 7-12 only). Families should contact their school office if their child requires access to technology or additional learning supports. Students with special needs may continue receiving services on site – families should contact the school office to make arrangements.