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Learn to Ride the Bus with RVS

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To help families prepare for the new school year, RVS is hosting its annual My First Ride, an in-person event for new bus riders presented by RVS bus contractors. Families are welcome to attend the free event on Aug. 21, 22 or 23 to learn more about safely riding the school bus. Bus contractor and school division staff will be on hand to answer any questions.

The events will take place at the RVS Education Centre, 2651 Chinook Winds Drive SW, Airdrie. The material covered at each session will be the same, with the opportunity to ask community-specific questions. Please email questions to

  • Aug. 21 at 6:00 p.m.: Families in the Cochrane area (including Bragg Creek, Springbank, Westbrook, Bearspaw)
  • Aug. 22 at 6:00 p.m.: Families in the Airdrie area (including Crossfield, Kathyrn, Beiseker)
  • Aug. 23 at 6:00 p.m.: Families in the Chestermere area (including Langdon, Indus)

Families can also watch RVS' short bus safety video with information on what to expect and how to stay safe when taking the school bus. The video is available on the RVS website and on YouTube.

Land Acknowledgment

Rocky View Schools would like to acknowledge the land and recognize all the Indigenous Peoples whose footprints have marked these lands from time immemorial. Together, we can learn and honour the Ways of Knowing of Indigenous Peoples for all future generations.