What's New

Learning to Live and Source Locally
Rocky View Schools' (RVS) Board of Trustees celebrated RancheView Schools' Local Living Project initiative, Oct. 17, 2019. Teacher Amanda Klager and Acting Assistant Principal Cody Kempster were applauded for their efforts in implementing cross-curricular teaching methods with Gr. 7 students.
Commending Outstanding Performance
Cochrane High School recently celebrated a Gr. 12 student for receiving commendation in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship program.
Bottom Drawer Oasis - A Pop-Up Art Installation
If you happen to be by the Education Centre in Airdrie be sure to check out the Bottom Drawer Oasis Pop-Up Art Installation.
New Blog Post: Gaining Clarity Through Discovery
Penny Beaudry, Principal, Windsong Heights School – Members of a school community consist of experts: students, the focus of all that is done; staff, who make education their work; and parents, who entrust their beautiful children to our care. The Discovery process has allowed everyone to take a step back to look at our Windsong landscape with new eyes.
Delivering Hope and Changing Hearts
Stephen's Backpacks Society for Children in Need is an Airdrie-based charity focused on ending family homelessness in Southern Alberta and across the nation. Through its initiative Project Footprints, the Society donated $1,000 in Ardene gift cards to purchase shoes for children in need within Rocky View Schools.
Welcome to Building Futures 2019/20!
Join Rocky View Schools (RVS) and McKee Homes as they kick off this year’s Building Futures program in Airdrie, Oct. 18, 2019!
Looking To Make A Difference?
Rocky View Schools Adult Learning (RVSAL) is recruiting for a part-time sessional English Language Learning instructor in Airdrie. RVSAL offers a wide array of program offerings for all levels in Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere and surrounding areas.
Winter Weather Reminders / Late Bus App
Winter conditions are in effect and parents and guardians are strongly cautioned to take extra care with students traveling to and from school.
myWallet — Coming Soon!
In response to parent feedback and to encourage the use of School Cash Online, RVS will launch myWallet, Oct. 15, 2019, as part of its Cashless Schools Initiative. myWallet will provide parents/guardians with a safe and convenient way to pay for items on School Cash Online.
Keeping Students Safe in an Emergency
RVS encourages all parents to familiarize themselves with the jurisdiction’s Emergency Response Plan to understand their responsibility in helping schools keep students safe.
Applications Being Accepted for Page Program
Each year, the House of Commons selects 40 students graduating from high schools across Canada to participate in its long-standing Page Program.
RVS Introduces The Invite!
Parents interested in learning more about what schools across the jurisdiction have planned for the month of October are encouraged to check out RVS' newest publication, The Invite. Formerly known as Soundbites, The Invite contains events and activities of interest to parents and the media.
Building Numeracy in RVS
At Rocky View Schools (RVS) numeracy is foundational to student learning. To support this belief, RVS has established a framework that provides a comprehensive, focused, and intentional system-wide approach to numeracy development.
Creating Awareness for Residential School Survivors
Held annually on Sept. 30, Orange Shirt Day helps open the door to conversations about all aspects of residential schools and the legacy they have left behind.
RVS' 39th Annual Retirement and Long Service Awards
RVS will host its annual Retirement and Long Service Awards, Oct. 18, 2019, at the Education Centre.
Why Register for Bus Services?
Rocky View Schools (RVS) operates one of the largest regional student transportation systems in Alberta. It's important that all riders are registered with Transportation Services for a variety of reasons, namely student safety.
Now Playing: Outside the Pack
Watch the latest RockyDocs for a behind-the-scenes look at how Windsong Height students became published authors thanks to an inquiry project about wolves!
Board Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair
The Board of Trustees held its annual organizational meeting, Sept. 19, 2019, electing a new board chair, vice-chair and trustee representatives to board committees, professional associations and advisory and recreation boards.
RVS' Enrolments Climb by 3.72 Per Cent
RVS continues to experience growth, with current student numbers exceeding initial enrolment projections.
Connecting Student Leaders to Their Passion
The Rocky View Leadership Academy (RVLA) is a full-year, five-credit course that connects Gr. 10 – 12 student leaders to each other and their communities. Students learn not only to become people of influence but to develop the necessary tools to continue their leadership journey throughout their lives.
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