Parent and Student News

Mental Health Out Loud Contest (K - Gr. 8)
For the past eight years, Stepping Stones to Mental Health has facilitated the Mental Health Out Loud art contest for high school students. Now, it’s time for the lower grades to get a turn! Submit artwork that promotes mental health for a chance to win some awesome prizes!
Learn at Home with YouTube
To complement students' learning, YouTube has introduced a unique channel dedicated to students learning from home.
Chestermere Playgrounds Remain Closed
Chestermere residents are advised that although the Alberta Government has re-opened playgrounds, local authorities have made the decision to keep all Chestermere playgrounds closed until further notice.
Playgrounds Re-Opened For Public Use
The Government of Alberta has recently announced the re-opening of playgrounds. Rocky View Schools would like to outline some important reminders to ensure continued public safety.
Strong Parent Seminars
Parents looking for guidance and support, especially during the pandemic, will want to check out the jurisdiction's Strong Parent Seminars page on RVS' website.
Virtual Public Board Meeting Today at 10 a.m
A regular public Board meeting will be held today, May 21, 2020, at 10 a.m. Please use the Zoom link to access the meeting.
RVS Adult Online Courses Open for Registration
Adults looking to learn a new skill or just have some fun will want to check out Rocky View Schools Adult Learning programs. All courses will be delivered in an online format.
WE Celebration 2020
Join the WE organization and thousands of Canadians from across the country, May 27, 2020, to celebrate the many social impact initiatives taken by students throughout the 2020/21 school year.
Special Virtual Public Board Meeting Today at 10 a.m
A special public Board meeting will be held today, May 14, 2020, at 10 a.m. Please use the Zoom link to access the meeting.
Free Access to Calgary Herald Archives
Want to read about Calgary news from over 100 years ago? The Alberta Library is granting free access to Calgary Herald articles between 1883-2010.
Provincial Education Helpline Now Open
To address questions about at-home learning, a provincial education helpline is now available to parents/guardians.
2020/21 School Re-Entry Planning Survey
Alberta Education is seeking input from the education community regarding school re-entry planning for K- Gr. 12 students in the 2020-21 school year.
Trustees Applaud Students' 100 Per Cent Achievement
Twice a year, the Board of Trustees recognizes outstanding achievement in Rocky View Schools by acknowledging students who obtain a perfect mark of 100 per cent on a provincial diploma exam.
Virtual Public Board Meeting Today at 10 a.m
A regular public Board meeting will be held today, May 7, 2020, at 10 a.m. Please use the Zoom link to access the meeting.
Hats On! for Mental Health Day
Today, all Albertans are encouraged to wear a hat to raise awareness of positive mental health and help remove the stigma associated with mental illness.
New Scholarship Fund Award For Graduating Gr. 12 Students
The Eimer Scholarship Fund Award for Health Care is a new and exciting award for graduating Gr. 12 students, made possible through Calgary Foundation.
Alberta's Relaunch Strategy Announced
Using a three-staged approach, Premier Jason Kenney announced plans to re-open businesses and services in Alberta as early as, May 4, 2020.
Museum From Home
In order to continue operating, many organizations have had to think outside of the box during the pandemic. #MuseumFromHome has been trending around the world and Alberta is joining in on the fun!
2020/21 Kindergarten Placements to be Announced
Parents who registered their child for one of Rocky View Schools' Kindergarten programs for 2020/21 will receive confirmation about their child's morning or afternoon placement by May 30, 2020.
It's Education Week!
This week, Albertans are asked to pay tribute to teachers, education partners, parents and family members for supporting all students during this unprecedented time. Education Week runs April 27 - May 1, 2020.
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