Colour-coding maintains COVID-19 class cohorts at Winnipeg school

By | September 13, 2020

The purple-clad children are on the swing set. The green kids are on the monkey bars. Blue is on the blacktop.

An aerial shot of recess at Linden Meadows School mimics a painter’s fresh palette.

With school staff on the lookout, the blobs of colour are to remain unmixed.

Introducing, colour-coded cohorts — one way elementary schools are getting creative in welcoming students back amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Using T-shirts, pinnies and face masks, schools are assigning groups a specific hue to both supervise physical distancing and create a sense of community between peers returning to the classroom after a six-month hiatus.

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