Parent and Student News

Join the Conversation: Superintendent Search Survey
Rocky View Schools has begun the search for a new Superintendent of Schools. The Board of Trustees is seeking input to help short list potential candidates and to guide Trustees' interview questions. Provide your feedback before May 8.
Soundbites - May 2016
There is much more to look forward to in the month of May than just the old adage that "April showers bring May flowers!" Schools in RVS have planned a wide variety of activities, both on and off-site, to enhance the curriculum and showcase learning. May is filled with field trips, band competitions, exhibitions of learning, graduation ceremonies, and volunteer appreciation events.
Resources for Families
A monthly publication provided by your child's school in recognition of your role as a partner in education.
Electronic Bus Pass Update #2
RVS Transportation continues to distribute permanent electronic bus passes to schools throughout the jurisdiction.
Mental Health Awareness Week is Almost Here!
Mental Health Awareness Week runs May 2 - 8, 2016.
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.
Electronic Bus Pass Update
The first phase of permanent bus passes will be mailed to families at 6 schools April 1.
Rail Safety Week
Operation Lifesaver, a partnership in public rail safety, would like to rally school/jurisdiction support for Rail Safety Week, beginning April 25.
Art Therapy Workshop
Creative arts allow children the opportunity to grow and develop self-awareness through self-expression.
2016 Summer Band Program!
The Chinook Learning Services Summer Band Programs are fun-filled and designed to challenge students from Grade 5 to adult.
2016/2017 School Calendar Adjustment For Gr. 9-12
Please note the additional instructional day added to the 2016/17 calendar for Gr. 9-12 students only.
Alberta Education - Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey
Telephone surveys to take place March 10 - April 30
Duty to Report
Did you know that the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act requires every person to report suspected child abuse. Early intervention is critical to reduce the impact of adverse experiences on learning, behaviour, and the ability to form relationships.
Help Define Student Accommodations for 2017
Due to a rapidly expanding student population, in September 2017 Rocky View Schools is set to open a new K-8 school in the Airdrie community of Windsong and an addition to Airdrie's Herons Crossing School, allowing the school to move from a K-4 to a K-8 school. In preparation for introducing these new facilities, RVS is launching a community consultation process for residents on the west side of Airdrie.
Before & After School Programs
Before & After School programs will be offered at three new schools
Think Before You Share
New tools for Aboriginal youth to help them make good decisions about sharing online are available now through the collaborative effort of Media Smarts, Facebook, and the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.
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