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Safe Boating Week May 22-28
Safe boating activity book to download for families.
One Song Glory Workshop Opportunity
One Song Glory is a fully subsidized six-weekend long intensive youth online musical theatre training program.The goal is to offer participants the guidance needed to develop a fruitful career in the performing arts. Interested students aged 13-19 are to register and submit an audition video. All who register can attend a free online Video Creation Workshop this summer with a chance to re-submit their audition videos, applying what they learned. Note, both performing and non-performing artists (writers, visual artists, poets, designers, filmmakers, stage managers) can apply. Deadline for submissions is June 11, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
Free Virtual High School Wellness Sessions
Stepping Stones to Mental Health is hosting free mental health and wellness sessions for high school students in RVS.
Community Helpers Training
Are you someone other naturally turn to for help? Do you want to learn more about how to help others? The Community Helpers Program trains individuals to become natural community helpers.
Vecova Online Parent Workshop – Supports for Young Adults with Autism
Supporting Our Students as They Transition Back Inside Schools or Online
Rocky View Schools (RVS) provided families with the option to switch their child’s learning method part-way through the 2020/21 school year. We understand it will be an adjustment for those students re-entering schools or moving to online learning for the first time this February.
Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten registration for the 2021/22 school year opens Jan. 18.
Parent Letter - Jan 8
The period to decide the learning method (in-school or online) for students in Grades 1 to 9* this spring is quickly approaching. SchoolEngage will open at 8 a.m. on Jan. 11. Families will have until 5 p.m. on Jan. 15 to commit your child to a learning method from Feb. 8, 2021, until the end of the school year. If no selection is made, those students will remain in their current learning method.
Temporary At-Home Learning Parent/Student Guide for K-Gr. 6
RVS has created a guide outlining additional information on what parents and students can expect as well as how they will be supported throughout this temporary online learning period for K to Gr. 6. (Jan. 4 to Jan. 8).
Parent Letter - Dec. 3
In preparation for your decision regarding the learning method (in-school or online) you will commit your child to from February 2021 for the remainder of the school year, more information has been provided on our website.
Parent Letter - Nov. 30
Given the current transition many Rocky View Schools (RVS) families are experiencing this week as Grades 7 to 12 students move to temporary at-home online learning, we are extending the deadline for families to decide if they will change their child’s learning method (in-school or online). This change would be effective Feb. 1, 2021 and students would be committed to that mode of schooling for the remainder of the school year.
Parent letter Nov. 30
Given the current transition many Rocky View Schools (RVS) families are experiencing this week as Grades 7 to 12 students move to temporary at-home online learning, we are extending the deadline for families to decide if they will change their child’s learning method (in-school or online). This change would be effective Feb. 1, 2021 and students would be committed to that mode of schooling for the remainder of the school year.
Parent Letter: Gr. 7 to 12 - Nov. 25
The Government of Alberta announced that as of Monday, Nov. 30, the province will shift to Scenario 3 for students in Grades 7 to 12 across the province. This means all Rocky View Schools (RVS) students in Grades 7 to 12 currently taking classes in-person will begin learning at-home through temporary online learning using a variety of digital means.
Parent Letter: Kindergarten to Gr. 6 - Nov. 25
Kindergarten to Grade 6 students engaging in face-to-face learning in RVS will continue in-person learning until Dec. 18, which is our scheduled last day prior to winter break. Bus transportation for students in Kindergarten to Grade 6 will continue as planned.
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).
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!
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.
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