Oyama parents to keep children at home

Oyama parents are being urged to find alternate plans for their children as B.C.'s teachers go on strike Monday for three days...

Oyama parents are being urged to find alternate plans for their children.

Teachers in the Central Okanagan School District, like their counterparts across B.C., will be on strike Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

“While school facilities will remain open under the direction of school district administrative staff, we will be unable to provide students with instruction or guarantee appropriate levels of supervision during these three days,” said Hugh Gloster, superintendent.

“It is strongly recommended that parents keep their children at home or make alternate arrangements for them Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.”

Buses will not be running during the strike.

“The board of education sincerely hopes that this dispute will be concluded quickly and that normal school operations will resume as soon as possible,” said Gloster.

The school district will keep parents informed of new developments through www.sd23.bc.ca and the local media.