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2022 RVS Provincial Achievement Test Schedule
In conjunction with the Guidelines set by Alberta Education, Rocky View Schools has set the upcoming PAT schedule for 2022.
Student Code of Conduct
Public education is a shared responsibility. With students, families, employees and our communities, we are working together every day to build positive learning environments for student success.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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: 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 - 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: 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.
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.
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).
RVS Updates Scenario 1/2 Plans
Based on updated information from AHS we have adjusted our scenario plans.
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.
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