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Reach Out, Speak Out!
November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta.
Christmas Card Contest 2017
Can it really be that time of year already? The freshly fallen snow certainly is a reminder that the yuletide season is just around the corner and soon it will be time to deck the halls with boughs of holly and join in a chorus of “Fa, la, la, la, la!”
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.
Soundbites - November 2017
In November, schools in Rocky View will pause to pay tribute to the selfless individuals, both past and present, who have served our country so courageously. Parents and community members are invited to attend school Remembrance Day assemblies or stop by during the month to participate in workshops, school council meetings, student-led conferences, fundraisers, and more.
Welcome to the 2017-2021 Board of Trustees!
It’s official! RVS’ new Board of Trustees was sworn in, Oct. 24, to begin its four-year term as Rocky View Schools’ governing body.
Criminal Record Checks
Rocky View Schools requires all volunteers to submit acceptable Criminal Record Checks (CRC) prior to engaging in volunteer activities at schools.
Resources for Families
Monthly newsletter from the Alberta School Boards Association: Back to school health and safety tips
What Learning Looks Like in RVS
Check out this year’s What Learning Looks Like in RVS – Episode 5 animation, which features literacy, numeracy and 21st C competencies through engaging, hands-on learning experiences from Rocky View classrooms.
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.
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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