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Learning French Across Canada!
Applications are now being accepted for Explore – an intensive language-immersion program, offered in Spring/Summer 2020!
2019 Budget Impacts
The Alberta Government's reallocation of class size grants and school fee/transportation replacement grant to fund enrolment growth results in a $10 million revenue shortfall for the 2019/20 school year.
Celebrating Ralph McCall School
Trustees celebrated Ralph McCall School for its efforts in providing RVS students with the opportunity to experience a WE Day event in 2018, featuring inspirational speakers including Humboldt Broncos survivor Ryan Straschnitzki.
The Invite — November Edition
Parents interested in learning more about what schools across the jurisdiction have planned for the month of November are encouraged to check out The Invite!
Shop at Save On Foods to Earn Money for Airdrie Schools
Do you have a student attending Cooper's Crossing, Heloise Lorimer, Northcott Prairie, Windsong Heights, or W.H. Croxford? Shop at Save On Foods in Airdrie and earn one of these schools money to help achieve their fundraising goals.
Thin Ice Alert - Caution!
With winter looming and the ponds, rivers and reservoirs beginning to freeze, parents are asked to speak to their children about thin ice hazards - let's keep them safe!
Volunteers Needed!
Volunteers are needed for RVS’ Breakfast program. It only takes one hour, one day a month to make a difference.
All Aboard the Halloween Train
Ride the Halloween Train at Iron Horse Park in Airdrie, Oct. 27, 2019, to help raise funds for Rocky View Schools' Food for Thought program.
Fifth Annual Cochrane Pumpkin Festival
Enjoy the music of Cochrane High School's band as it serenades the crowds at the Annual Cochrane Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 25, 2019, located at Cochrane Ranche Park.
The Entrepreneur
Meet Jayden, a W.G. Murdoch 2019 graduate who, at age 13, launched a YouTube channel dedicated to showcasing music and lyrics.
WE Scare Hunger 2019!
An Airdrie middle school and car dealership are working together to provide the Airdrie food bank with much needed donations.
Learning to Live and Source Locally
Rocky View Schools' (RVS) Board of Trustees celebrated RancheView Schools' Local Living Project initiative, Oct. 17, 2019. Teacher Amanda Klager and Acting Assistant Principal Cody Kempster were applauded for their efforts in implementing cross-curricular teaching methods with Gr. 7 students.
Commending Outstanding Performance
Cochrane High School recently celebrated a Gr. 12 student for receiving commendation in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship program.
Bottom Drawer Oasis - A Pop-Up Art Installation
If you happen to be by the Education Centre in Airdrie be sure to check out the Bottom Drawer Oasis Pop-Up Art Installation.
Delivering Hope and Changing Hearts
Stephen's Backpacks Society for Children in Need is an Airdrie-based charity focused on ending family homelessness in Southern Alberta and across the nation. Through its initiative Project Footprints, the Society donated $1,000 in Ardene gift cards to purchase shoes for children in need within Rocky View Schools.
Looking To Make A Difference?
Rocky View Schools Adult Learning (RVSAL) is recruiting for a part-time sessional English Language Learning instructor in Airdrie. RVSAL offers a wide array of program offerings for all levels in Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere and surrounding areas.
myWallet — Coming Soon!
In response to parent feedback and to encourage the use of School Cash Online, RVS will launch myWallet, Oct. 15, 2019, as part of its Cashless Schools Initiative. myWallet will provide parents/guardians with a safe and convenient way to pay for items on School Cash Online.
Keeping Students Safe in an Emergency
RVS encourages all parents to familiarize themselves with the jurisdiction’s Emergency Response Plan to understand their responsibility in helping schools keep students safe.
Applications Being Accepted for Page Program
Each year, the House of Commons selects 40 students graduating from high schools across Canada to participate in its long-standing Page Program.
RVS Introduces The Invite!
Parents interested in learning more about what schools across the jurisdiction have planned for the month of October are encouraged to check out RVS' newest publication, The Invite. Formerly known as Soundbites, The Invite contains events and activities of interest to parents and the media.
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