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Winter Weather Reminders / Late Bus App
Very cold weather conditions are expected for the upcoming school week. Rocky View Schools is planning for all schools to be open during this cold snap. If this changes, RVS will inform families by 6:30 am via its public website, twitter, facebook and parent email accounts.
Ralph McCall School Applauded by Board of Trustees
For their efforts in examining issues and factors around the City of Airdrie's water conservation by-laws, two Ralph McCall teachers and their students were recognized by the Board, Jan. 9, 2020.
Kindergarten Eligibility Requirements to Change for 2020/21
Effective Fall 2020, students must turn five years old by Dec. 31 of the school year they wish to begin Kindergarten.
Advanced Registration Week Begins Jan. 13, 2020
In preparation for the 2020/21 school year, Rocky View Schools will welcome new registrations in all schools, Jan. 13, 2020, onward.
Promoting Healthy Use of Technology and Managing Screen Time
In Rocky View Schools technology is used daily to help support students' learning. When used appropriately, technology can be a very powerful and useful learning resource.
The Benefits of Reading to Your Child
Reading to your young child has a slew of benefits, from early language development to forming social skills. But did you know that reading with your adolescent child also has benefits?
Helpful Tips For This Holiday Season
With only a couple of days left until the winter break, Rocky View Schools would like to provide staff, families and community friends with a few useful tips for enjoying a safe holiday season.
Fun Activities for the Winter Break
Keeping kids occupied and off their electronic devices during vacation can be challenging. Here are a few indoor and outdoor ideas to keep them busy, while having fun with friends and family!
Stay Informed - Attend a Public Board Meeting
Rocky View Schools' (RVS) Board of Trustees invites parents to attend its public meetings the first and third Thursday of each month during the school year at 10 a.m., at RVS' Education Centre, 2651 Chinook Winds Drive SW, Airdrie.
Shaping Your Child's View of Learning
Looking to get more involved with your child's learning but don't know how or where to begin? There are many ways to support your child's learning journey, and it starts with dialogue!
Board Approves 2020/21 School Calendar
Rocky View Schools' Board of Trustees approved the proposed 2021/22 school calendar during its last planned meeting of 2019. The calendar can be downloaded from the jurisdiction's website.
Successfully Building Community at the Clipper Café
Three Muriel Clayton Middle School teachers were recognized by the Board for transforming their school's breakfast club program into Clipper Café, a calm gathering space for students to connect, while having access to nutritious breakfast foods.
Annual Cochrane Classic Basketball Tournament
The Cochrane Classic Basketball Tournament is back for its twelfth year!
Supporting Your Child Through French Immersion
In Rocky View Schools, 13 of its 51 schools offer French immersion programming, with a large number of parents who speak little to no French. To provide information and inspiration, Alberta Education has created a useful manual for parents on how to best support their child in a language-based program.
A Magical Holiday Season
Local celebrity volunteers will be sharing the magic of the season as they read some of their favourite holiday stories, books and poems to Indus School Students.
Social Networking and Online Safety
W.G. Murdoch School invites parents to attend ‘Social Networking and Online Safety,’ a special presentation featuring social media expert Paul Davis.
Light Up a Family Holiday
Ralph McCall students are working to brighten the holidays for two local families this season.
Holiday Shopping in Support of Windsong Heights School
One night only! Shop at Indigo Cross Iron Mills, Dec. 5, 2019, and help Windsong Heights School raise funds to purchase books for its classrooms and free choice libraries!
Public Engagement for Proposed Choice in Education Act
RVS encourages all parents, staff and community members to voice their opinions during the Government of Alberta’s choice in education community engagement.
A Journey Into the History of the Áísínaiʼpi
Follow a group of Rocky View Schools teachers as they explore Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park to learn about the significance of the land through stories of the Blackfoot people.
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