Families

Parent and Student News

Family Day Week - No School
Have a safe and happy Family Day Week - School Resumes February 28!
Last Call for Hometown Heroes!
Do you know someone in your community who is taking heroic action to support a healthier environment?
Scholarship Application Toolkit
Calling all high school students!
Alberta Education Surveys
As an annual check-up on the education system, Alberta Education administers a satisfaction survey each year among students and parents of student in grades 4, 7, and 10 and with certificated staff.
Mental Health Awareness - Can We Talk?
An initiative of the Alberta Teachers' Association and the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Can We Talk website offers information for school professionals on the difference between mental health and mental illness, common mental illnesses, and how to support students and colleagues.
RVS Ward Boundary Review Update
On Jan. 26, 2017, RVS’ Board of Trustees voted in favour of seeking the Minister of Education’s approval to modify its boundaries for the 2017 municipal elections.
February 2017 Soundbites
February is a busy month in Rocky View Schools! Events planned include student participation in a variety of winter sports - downhill & cross-country skiing, skating, and hockey - as well as in learning showcases, literacy-focused activities, and anti-bullying campaigns.
RVS Ward Boundary Review - Next Steps
On Jan. 26, 2017, RVS’ Board of Trustees voted in favour of seeking the Minister of Education’s approval to modify its boundaries for the 2017 municipal elections.
Potential Boundary Change to Fireside
Information on the potential boundary change for residents of Bow Meadows, Bow Ridge, and Jumping Pound Ridge was presented, Jan. 25, 2016.
Fireside Boundary Opens Door for Capital Planning Discussion
Rocky View Schools (RVS) recent announcement of a potential change in attendance boundaries for Fireside School has raised concerns over its capital planning process in the Town of Cochrane – a discussion the jurisdiction welcomes.
Top 10 Reasons to Register in RVS!
Time to get Ontrack!
Prime Minister’s Awards Nomination Deadline Extended
Do you know an amazing teacher or early childhood educator? Why not start the New Year off on high note by nominating them for a Prime Minister’s Award (PMA)?
Seeking Blog Writers
To blog or not to blog? We know you enjoy reading them, so why not take a stab at writing one yourself?
School Cash Online Parent Registration
In order to enhance student safety and school efficiencies, RVS would like to reduce the amount of cash and cheques received by schools.
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.
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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