Parent and Student News

Parents of Anxious Kids
In today’s world children are under more stress than ever before! This monthly group offers support, strategies, information and resources for parents/caregivers of children & youth who may be showing signs of anxiety.
RVS Students Continue to Make National Headlines
Rocky View Schools students are featured on Canadian Geographic blog site this week for creating their own geographic magazine!
Soundbites - February 2016
Schools in RVS are buzzing with activities in the month of February, ranging from Active Living days, bake sales, collaborative conferences, and Pink Shirt anti-bullying campaigns.
Nominations Sought for Excellence in Teaching
Each year Albertans are provided an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the many contributions teachers and principals make to student learning through the Excellence in Teaching Awards program.
Rocky View Geographic Showcase
This past fall, over 700 Gr. 1 – 9 students from 13 schools were involved in the jurisdiction’s Rocky View Geographic Cohort.
Public Roundtable Discussions Announced
In preparation for the 2017 opening of a new K-8 school in the Airdrie community of Windsong and a major Gr. 5 – 8 addition to Herons Crossing, Rocky View Schools will engage affected residents in two public consultation meetings to discussion student accommodations for the new facilities.
Important Measles Notice from Alberta Health Services
Protection against measles - vaccine reminder for schools, parents, staff and volunteers.
Adobe Student Home Use Program
Alberta Education’s Technology Leadership Branch is pleased to announce the availability of the Adobe Creative Cloud Student Licensing program.
Before & After School Programs
Before & After School programs will be offered at three new schools
John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation Scholarship
The application deadline of Mar. 1, 2016, for the John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation Scholarship is quickly approaching.
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.
RVS to Migrate to Microsoft 365
The word is out! In late spring 2016, RVS will begin a migration to Microsoft Office 365, with the first step moving from Groupwise to Exchange.
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.
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