Parent and Student News

Building Tools to Support Inclusive Practice
RVS Guest Blog -Greg Roberts, Director of Learning Supports - There is a rich history of digital tool use in Rocky View Schools. From being one of the early pioneers of online learning in the province, to belonging to an early provincial cohort group of school boards to adopt one-to-one learning environments, RVS continues to improve connections in the digital learning environment, as well as improve communication of student learning.
Online Provincial Curriculum Survey
These are exciting times in Alberta as we move forward in developing new Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) provincial curriculum. Alberta Education is developing curriculum simultaneously in English and French in the six subject areas of Language Arts (English, Français and French), Mathematics, Social Studies, Sciences, Arts, and Wellness education.
School Grand Openings
Let the celebrations begin November 9!
Understanding Teen Mental Health Webinar
Everyone has mental health, teens included. That’s why Alberta Health Services’ Community Education Branch, in partnership with RVS’ Stepping Stones to Mental Health is offering a free webinar on the topic of Understanding Teen Mental Health.
2016-17 Prime Minister’s Awards
Do you know a terrific teacher or early childhood educator? Consider nominating them for a 2016-17 Prime Minister’s Award!
Seeking Blog Writers
To blog or not to blog, is THAT the question? We know you enjoy reading them, so why not take a stab at writing one yourself?
Soundbites - October 2016
Ready, set, go! With the first month of the new school year behind us, schools in RVS are 'pedal to the metal' in anticipation of great things ahead. Parent/teacher conferences, character education presentations, and fall band concerts are just a few of the activities planned for the month of October to get the ball rolling.
School Absences – How many are too many?
RVS Guest Blog - Mitchell Colp, Project Lead, Attendance Innovation Campaign – Attending school on a regular basis is important for the positive development of academic, language, social, and work-related skills in children.
Fentanyl: Information for Teachers, Parents and Students
As you may know there is a growing health crisis across Canada related to rising numbers of deaths associated with illicit Fentanyl.
Faces of Rocky View Schools
Take a picture, enter the contest!
Communication with Parents
To enhance consistency in the way Rocky View Schools communicates with parents about their child’s educational journey, teachers across Rocky View Schools are working to standardize their communication practices.
Let’s create the Cochrane Pumpkin Lantern Festival 2016 together!
This year the festival will be open to all schools, each having the opportunity to showcase their own talents and fundraise for specific causes.
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