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Guest Blog – Community Collaboration – Because It Takes a Village
Justina Law - Assistant Principal RVS Online – Most of us are familiar with the African proverb, “it takes a village…to raise a child.” In the context of education, schools are not stand-alone entities. Our buildings, staff and students are all parts of greater communities. Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) unique disposition is the very make-up of the diverse communities that we serve. From the west, to the north, to the east, we are developing and preparing students to become future leaders, critical thinkers, communicators, and collaborators within their immediate communities, and the world at large...
Soundbites - December 2018
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Find out what schools have planned for December, including a variety of Christmas concerts, learning showcases, community fundraising initiatives, a Flames Alumni Game and more!
Help Name RVS' New School!
In preparation for the opening of the new K - 8 school in the Airdrie community of Hillcrest, staff, students, parents and members of the community are invited to submit their ideas for a name for the school through RVS’ Name the School Contest.
Windsong Heights Wins $10,000 from Aviva for Community Mural
RVS is pleased to announce that Windsong Heights School has won a $10,000 grant from the Aviva Community Fund. The school’s proposal to create a community mural was one of 50 Small Idea Category winners, based on the highest number of votes received during Aviva's national competition.
Innovators by Design - Draft 2 Now Available
The results are in! Over 300 pages of feedback on RVS' draft goals and outcomes were generated from the jurisdictional Oct. 5 Professional Learning Day, Oct. 7 Partner Review and October Trustee/School Council discussions. We heard what you said and have made several revisions, including the re-write of Goal 3! The Learning Design Team also undertook an analysis of the feedback submitted via the 2023bydesign.com RVS Idea Quest. Look to our Second Edition of Innovators 2023 by Design for full details.
2019 RVS Achievement Schedules
Rocky View Schools has set the grades 6 and 9 Provincial Achievement Tests for the January, May and June 2019 test writings. These dates comply with an administration window set by Alberta Education. Schools can include these schedules in newsletters and post on their websites to share with parents, students and their respective communities.
Winter Weather Safety Reminders
Winter conditions are in effect and parents and guardians are strongly cautioned to take extra care with students travelling to and from school. Please keep the following in mind to ensure the health and safety of all:
Criminal Record Checks
Rocky View Schools requires all volunteers to submit acceptable Criminal Record Checks (CRC) prior to engaging in volunteer activities at schools.
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).
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