COVID-19 Information for 2020/21 School Year

Thank you families, students and staff for working together all year to keep our schools safe and positive! COVID-19 information on our website was for the 2020/21 school year. We recently received guidance from the Alberta government for the 2021/22 school year and will updating our plans over the summer.

Watch for new information on this website and through other means prior to the start of the new school year.

Parent Updates

Parent Letter: Rapid Testing Pilot Program Expanded
The Government of Alberta is expanding its COVID-19 rapid screening test program into more regions and has asked Rocky View Schools (RVS) to participate.
Parent Letter: Dr. Hinshaw Letter to Parents & Guardians
Earlier this morning, RVS sent the attached letters about vaccinations to parents/guardians from AHS.
Parent Letter: Rapid Testing Pilot
RVS has agreed to participate in the Government of Alberta's COVID-19 rapid screening test program with four schools selected to take part in the voluntary program.
RVS Students K – Gr. 12 Return to In-Person Learning Tuesday, May 25
This afternoon the Alberta Government announced that students from K to Gr. 12 will be returning to in-person learning Tuesday, May 25, after the long-weekend.
All Schools Move Online Starting Friday, May 7
Today (May 4) the Government of Alberta announced that all students Kindergarten to Grade 12 province-wide will temporarily shift to at home learning as part of new COVID-19 restrictions. This means that all RVS schools will move to temporary at-home learning starting Friday, May 7, 2021, under our Scenario 3 Plan. At-home learning will continue until Tuesday, May 25.
Parent Letter - May 3, 2021
Last week, the Government of Alberta announced that Grade 7 to 12 students attending in-person classes in “hot spot regions” will be temporarily taught at home online as part of new COVID-19 restriction and that the schools impacted can change as case counts in communities increase or decrease. Aligned with government’s announcement today, May 3, 2021, all RVS schools with students in Grades 7 to 12 will move to temporary at-home learning starting Tuesday, May 4, 2021, under our Scenario 3 Plan.
Parent Letter – May 3 – COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot at Springbank
The Government of Alberta is expanding its COVID-19 rapid screening test program into more regions and has asked RVS to participate. As another step in our ongoing commitment to the safety and wellness of our students and staff, RVS has agreed to participate in the program. Springbank Community High School has been selected to participate in the program.
Temporary At-Home Learning Parent/Student Guide for K-Gr.6 - May 3
This guide outlines additional information on what Kindergarten to Gr. 6 parents and students can expect as well as how they will be supported throughout this temporary online learning period.
Parent Letter - May 2: Mitford
Mitford School students will move to temporary at-home learning starting May 3.
Parent Letter - May 1: Fireside
Fireside School students will move to temporary at-home learning starting May 3.
Parent Letter - May 1: Westbrook
Westbrook School students will move to temporary at-home learning starting May 3.
Parent Letter - April 29
The Government of Alberta announced that Grade 7 to 12 students attending in-person classes in “hot spot regions” will be temporarily taught at home online starting May 3, 2021, for at least two weeks as part of new regional restrictions. This impacts Airdrie schools only at this time.
Temporary At-Home Learning Parent/Student Guide Grade 7 - 12
This Guide provides additional information to parents/students on what you can expect as well as how you will be supported throughout this temporary online learning period.
Parent Letter - April 20
Rocky View Schools provides an update related to the Government of Alberta's criteria for moving a school system to temporary at-home learning.
Free Webinar - Keeping Your Kids Healthy and Happy During the Pandemic
On Feb. 22, the University of Calgary will host a free webinar exploring how to keep your kids healthy and happy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online Learning - Elementary/Middle Parent Guide
Parent Online Learning Guide for Elementary and Middle level online programs
Returning to In-Person Learning Tip Sheet
Students returning to in-person learning this February may be both excited and unsure of what to expect. Please review the following RVS tip sheet with your child to help prepare for a successful return to in-person learning.
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
This guide outlines additional information on what Kindergarten to Gr. 6 parents and students can expect as well as how they will be supported throughout this temporary online learning period.
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.
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