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Alberta Education K - Gr. 12 Re-Entry Plan
The Ministry of Education has released its plan that lays out the different scenarios our schools may face come September – with the assurance of putting student and staff safety first.
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RVS’ app provide quick and easy access to a wealth of information about the jurisdiction. The RVS app can be downloaded from the App Store (apple) or Google Play (android).
School Re-Entry Plan
As you are aware, schools across Alberta are preparing plans for school re-entry in September 2020. To ensure its communities are informed, Rocky View Schools has created an online repository to keep stakeholders up-to-date on the most recent developments.
School Re-Entry - Aug. 7 Update
With the return to school fast approaching Rocky Views Schools (RVS) is continuing to finalize plans that allow for the safe return to school for our students and staff.
Special Board Meeting - Aug. 20, 2020
A special Board meeting has been called for 10 a.m. on Aug. 20, 2020. Please use the Zoom link to access the meeting.
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.
School Re-entry - Aug. 14 Update
Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) priority is the safety and wellbeing of our 26,000+ students and 2,500+ staff and we are confident by working together, we can minimize risks and provide a safe and caring learning environment in 2020/2021.
Parent Q&A Updates - Aug 18
RVS' School Re-Entry Parent Q&A page has been updated with over 20 new responses, including three new sections: Choosing Your Child's Education Option; In-class Learning and Supporting Learning While Self Isolating or Ill.
School Re-entry - Aug 21 Update
If you have not yet let us know of your intentions, we strongly encourage you to complete the Learning Intent Form before the 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24 deadline. We also want to take this opportunity to inform you of some recent updates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A.E Bowers Elementary Celebrates Opening of New Playground
Airdrie school holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new playground, Sept. 17, 2020.
RVS Updates Scenario 1/2 Plans
Based on updated information from AHS we have adjusted our scenario plans.
Parent Letter - Sept. 25, 2020
As we come to the end of September, the Board of Trustees would like to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for your part in Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) successful return to school.
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!
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.
AHS Releases a New COVID-19 Checklist for Students
In an effort to reduce the number of students required to isolate without sufficient cause and to address the growing demand on the health system, AHS has developed an updated daily checklist for students.
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).
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: 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.
Temporary At-Home Learning Parent/Student Guide for Gr. 7 to 12
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 (Nov. 30 - Jan. 8).
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 - 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.
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 - 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.
Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten registration for the 2021/22 school year opens Jan. 18.
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