Coastal Schools

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, the schools along the North Coast will be doing things differently regarding the Christmas holidays.

All schools along the coast will have their last day on Friday, December 18th, 2020, and will reopen on January 4th, 2021.

OKâlaKatiget Radio contacted each of the schools along the north coast to see what they have planned for Christmas this year.

Kent Chaulk is the Principal for the Jens Haven Memorial School here in Nain.

He says that they are undecided on holding a concert yet.

Dean Coombs is the Principal for the Amos Comenius Memorial School in Hopedale.

He says the ACM School will not be having a concert, but will be doing it virtually and there is no date set on when the students will present their videos.

The J.C. Erhardt Memorial School in Makkovik are also undecided on anything “set in stone” as of yet.

Carmine Sheppard is the Principal for the B.L. Morrison School in Postville.

She says the BLM School will also be doing their concert virtually and no dates have been set yet.

Gervis House is the Principal for the Northern Lights Academy School in Rigolet.

He says the NLA is doing their concert virtually; a teacher is now setting up the final details on when they will have their virtual concert.