Parent and Student News

Looking Back... and Looking Forward...
RVS Guest Blog, Barb Holden, Principal, A.E. Bowers Elementary School - Why would we ever believe that anything less than providing for individual needs, interests, abilities, gifts, and talents would ever be good enough for all of our children? Throughout my career, I have been committed to children and their learning with particular focus on the inclusion of students with special needs. I didn’t enter the profession intending that inclusion would be a focus in my career – I was blissfully unaware of exclusion. That was the kind of family I was raised in.
Transportation Consultation: Phase Two Survey
Rocky View Schools’ Board of Trustees is again reaching out to staff and parents to provide feedback into its student transportation consultation, aimed at addressing an anticipated $1 million shortfall to its transportation budget.
Soundbites - March 2018
Learning is always 'visible' in Rocky View Schools, but in the month of March, you can 'hear' it loud and clear as well. Schools have planned a variety of musical presentations and productions that are certain to put a song in your heart and a 'spring' in your step as we eagerly anticipate the promise of a new (and warmer) season!
School Calendars Approved
At the Board of Trustees’ Feb. 8, 2018, meeting, school calendars for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 were approved.
FREE Library Cards for Cochrane & Airdrie Students
Did you know Cochrane and Airdrie libraries offer High School students free library cards?
Strong Parent Seminars
A shared goal across all schools in RVS is to promote excellent mental health and provide support to families.
OnTrack - Advanced Registration Edition 2018
RVS invites you to catch a glimpse of the jurisdiction through its January 2018 Advanced Registration edition of Ontrack, in readiness for Advanced Registration Week, Jan. 15-19.
When Is Sick Too Sick For School?
Check out this handy resource from Rocky View School's Attendance Innovation Campaign
Updated Late Bus Information Line
To reach this line to hear up to date information regarding all bus routes please call 403-945-4138.
PAT Exam Schedule
Starting in the 2017/2018 school year, grades 6 and 9 Provincial Achievement Tests will be administered to students in an administration window provided by Alberta Education rather than according to pre-set schedules.
Criminal Record Checks
Rocky View Schools requires all volunteers to submit acceptable Criminal Record Checks (CRC) prior to engaging in volunteer activities at schools.
Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents
Being a parent has never been easy, but it can be very challenging when your kids start using the Internet.
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.
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