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In-class/Online Decision Update Nov. 18, 2020
We are embarking on another pivotal time in schools and a decision point for all RVS families. All parents/guardians will have from Dec. 1 to Dec. 11, 2020, at 5 p.m., to decide if their child will continue with their current mode of schooling (in-school or online) or make a one-time change.
Parent Letter - Nov. 13, 2020
As you are likely aware the Government of Alberta announced new COVID-19 public health measures that will come into effect Friday, Nov. 13. We wanted to inform you of some temporary changes that may affect your child(ren).
Change in COVID-19 Positive Notification Process
As the number of COVID-19 positive cases continue to climb across our province and region, we are seeing an increase in the number of cases impacting our schools and buses. The safety and well-being of our students and staff continues to be our number one priority. In support of this, we are changing our COVID-19 positive case notification process to inform close contacts/families of close contacts faster.
AHS Releases a New COVID-19 Checklist for Students
In an effort to reduce the number of students required to isolate without sufficient cause and to address the growing demand on the health system, AHS has developed an updated daily checklist for students.
Trustees Approve Spending Plan for Safe Return to Class Fund
At their Oct. 8, 2020, meeting, RVS Board of Trustees approved the spending plan for the $9.2 million allocated to Rocky View Schools through the federal government's Safe Return to Class Fund.
Windsong Heights Launches Book in Support of Sanctuary Wolfdog
A neglected Irish Wolfhound named Horton was rescued in 2015 and brought to the Yamnuska Wolf Dog Sanctuary. To fundraise, two students from Windsong wrote a book 'Horton Hears Our Howls' with proceeds going towards Horton's continued care.
Today is World Teachers' Day
Since 1994, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has celebrated World Teachers' Day. Today, let's celebrate the wonderful teachers in Rocky View Schools!
Parent Letter - Sept. 25, 2020
As we come to the end of September, the Board of Trustees would like to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for your part in Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) successful return to school.
RVS Updates Scenario 1/2 Plans
Based on updated information from AHS we have adjusted our scenario plans.
A.E Bowers Elementary Celebrates Opening of New Playground
Airdrie school holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new playground, Sept. 17, 2020.
Westbrook School Opens its (New) Doors!
Rocky View Schools (RVS) is excited to announce that Westbrook School has welcomed staff and students into its highly anticipated new building.
Preparing for RVS Online Learning
RVS Online learning will be authentic instruction, with the classroom teacher instructing your child based on a regular schedule, with ongoing feedback and individual check ins.
School Re-entry - Aug. 28 Update
We are excited to welcome back approximately 85 per cent of RVS students to in-person classes, just over 11.5 per cent to RVS Online Learning and about 1 per cent to RVS’ homeschooling option this September.
Special Board Meeting - Aug. 25, 2020
A special Board meeting has been called for 2 p.m. on Aug. 25, 2020. Please use the Zoom link to access the meeting.
School Re-entry - Aug 21 Update
If you have not yet let us know of your intentions, we strongly encourage you to complete the Learning Intent Form before the 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24 deadline. We also want to take this opportunity to inform you of some recent updates.
Parent Q&A Updates - Aug 18
RVS' School Re-Entry Parent Q&A page has been updated with over 20 new responses, including three new sections: Choosing Your Child's Education Option; In-class Learning and Supporting Learning While Self Isolating or Ill.
School Re-entry - Aug. 14 Update
Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) priority is the safety and wellbeing of our 26,000+ students and 2,500+ staff and we are confident by working together, we can minimize risks and provide a safe and caring learning environment in 2020/2021.
Choose How Your Child/ren Access Education This Fall
With four ways for your child/ren to be educated this year, RVS needs to hear from families, by 9 a.m., Aug. 24, 2020, about which learning delivery approach your child/ren will take.
Special Board Meeting - Aug. 20, 2020
A special Board meeting has been called for 10 a.m. on Aug. 20, 2020. Please use the Zoom link to access the meeting.
School Re-Entry - Aug. 7 Update
With the return to school fast approaching Rocky Views Schools (RVS) is continuing to finalize plans that allow for the safe return to school for our students and staff.
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