Kids missing last week of school for normal Christmas

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
Updated December 10 2021 - 8:23pm, first published 6:30pm
Vicky Scipione has decided to pull her children, Eli, 11 and Toby, 7, out of school for next week. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Eli and Toby have already had one lockdown thanks to COVID in their primary school this year. Now their mum, Vicky Scipione, has pulled them out of the classroom early to avoid being in quarantine for Christmas.

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Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies at the ANU in November 2021.