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Don't Forget to Download Rocky View Schools' App
RVS’ app provide quick and easy access to a wealth of information about the jurisdiction. The RVS app can be downloaded from the App Store (apple) or Google Play (android).
RVS Moving Cashless This September!
Did you know that 86 per cent of parents/guardians have a SchoolCash account but only 70 per cent of the items parents/guardians are asked to pay for are through this system? RVS is aiming to become a cashless school jurisdiction in the 2019/20 school year.
Rocky Raccoon 'School is Cool' Campaign Kicks Off!
Rocky Raccoon is poised and ready to welcome over 2,000 new Kindergarten students this September with a special gift, designed just for them!
The Farm is Here!
Rocky View Schools is very excited to introduce The Farm, which will see 35 Gr. 9/10 student take their entire program this year through an agricultural lens.
Project WILD on Film
Rocky View Schools is proud of the innovative programming taking place in many of its schools. Project WILD is one such program that takes Gr. 8 students outside of the traditional classroom and into the WILD!
Board Meeting Schedule
The Board of Trustees resumed its meetings, Sept. 5, 2019. Public meeting are generally held the first and third Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the boardroom at Rocky View Schools' Education Centre at 2651 Chinook Winds Drive SW in Airdrie.
Board Celebrates A.E. Bowers' Ripples of Change
An A.E. Bowers initiative, Ripples of Change aimed to enhance Gr. 4 students' understanding of Indigenous cultures and raise awareness of Truth and Reconciliation.
New Transportation Regulation Requires Planning
Board of Trustees advocates for the continuance of the Transportation Fee Replacement Grant in the 2019/20 provincial budget to allow RVS and its families adequate time to plan for any fees related to Transportation services.
Moving to Real-Time Reporting
As part of Rocky View Schools' (RVS) comprehensive Communication of Student Learning (CoSL) strategy, which is based on current assessment research, 20 schools serving students from K - Gr. 8/9 will be prototyping Real-Time Reporting in 2019/20.
Meeting Students' Needs Early
In Rocky View Schools (RVS), students meet high expectations and learning outcomes tailored to their individual capabilities. RVS' Preschool Intervention Program (PIP) is a publicly funded, early intervention program designed to support children aged three to five years old who have been identified with severe developmental needs.
Board of Trustees meets with Minister LaGrange
As publicly elected officials, Rocky View Schools' (RVS) Board of Trustees aims to identify, address and seek resolution to educational issues while working collaboratively with Alberta Education to continually improve the province's K - Gr. 12 system.
RVS Seeks Feedback On Draft Calendars
Rocky View Schools is seeking feedback on its draft 2020/21 and 2021/22 calendars. Feedback must be submitted by no later than Oct. 11, 2019.
RVS Welcomes New Students
As the province's fifth largest school board, Rocky View Schools (RVS) continues to see enrolment growth across the jurisdiction.
RVS Sets 2020 Provincial Achievement Test Schedule
Provincial Achievement Tests (PAT) are administered annually to all Alberta students in Gr. 6/9. These standardized tests reflect the core competencies that all students are expected to achieve, ensuring they are literate and numerate and possess the skill and knowledge to thrive in today's society.
Connecting Student Leaders to Their Passion
The Rocky View Leadership Academy (RVLA) is a full-year, five-credit course that connects Gr. 10 – 12 student leaders to each other and their communities. Students learn not only to become people of influence but to develop the necessary tools to continue their leadership journey throughout their lives.
Provincial Funding Confirmed for School Nutrition Program
Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange recently announced that the Alberta government will continue to fund the School Nutrition Program. The province will allocate $15.5 million for the program this year, keeping it at the same level of funding as last year.
New Blog Post: Designing for Innovators: The Discover Phase
Dan McWilliam, Learning Specialist – In Rocky View Schools (RVS) design thinking aims to move our staff beyond compliance-driven structures towards authentic engagement. Unlike past traditional education planning processes employed, it is an innovative approach that builds deep empathy for the needs of those RVS is designing for, generates tons of ideas, focuses on testing and sharing those ideas and empowers our front-line staff in driving solutions forward.
RVS' Enrolments Climb by 3.72 Per Cent
RVS continues to experience growth, with current student numbers exceeding initial enrolment projections.
Board Elects New Chair and Vice-Chair
The Board of Trustees held its annual organizational meeting, Sept. 19, 2019, electing a new board chair, vice-chair and trustee representatives to board committees, professional associations and advisory and recreation boards.
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