COVID-19 Important Information

The information on this page is intended for those attending school in-class this year (or visiting/meeting in-person if online) as it addresses practices and protocols only applicable to in-person learning/interactions. RVS  Online Schools will communicate directly with families and students attending those schools. Please reach out to your online school’s principal with any questions.

RVS thanks all families, students and staff for your understanding and cooperation with the health and safety measures in place. We continue to follow the advice and recommendations of the Chief Medical Officer of Health to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses in our schools. We remain committed to creating safe, high-quality learning opportunities where all students learn, belong, and succeed.

Information will be updated as the year evolves. Check back often.

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Parent Updates

Visitor/Guest/Provider Letter - Important Changes in RVS Schools and Facilities
Dear RVS contractors, service providers, community use individuals/groups, visitors, volunteers, and practicum students, Rocky View Schools (RVS) wants to make you aware of important changes that will take place in all our schools and facilities soon.
Parent Letter - Important Changes in RVS Schools and Facilities
Dear RVS Parents/Guardians, Rocky View Schools (RVS) wants to make you aware of important changes that will take place in all our schools and facilities soon.
Parent Letter - RVS Operations Update
Dear RVS Parents/Guardians, there are several important updates to share with you today—some of which will take effect Oct. 12, 2021, as required by the Government of Alberta. Please excuse the lengthy letter and the timing before a long weekend. It was important to share these recent developments with families as quickly as possible.
RVS Reviewing Latest COVID-19 Measures
Rocky View Schools is reviewing the information shared in yesterday’s (Oct. 5) government update on managing COVID-19 in schools and seeking clarification.
Parent/Staff Letter - RVS Operations Update
RVS has released changes to our 2021/22 Return to School Operational Plan given new COVID-19 requirements outlined in the Guidance for Schools (K-12) and School Buses provided by the Government of Alberta.
Parent Letter: COVID-19 Restrictions Update Sept. 15
This evening the Government of Alberta declared a state of public health emergency and announced new COVID-19 Public Health Actions, several of which impact schools effective Sept. 16, 2021.
Parent Letter: Sept. 6 - Update to Return to School Plan
On Sept. 3, 2021, the Government of Alberta announced a series of temporary health measures being implemented province wide to reduce transmission of COVID-19 and prevent the health care system from being overwhelmed. The Board of Trustees and Senior Administration met this weekend to review these new measures. After careful consideration, RVS is making some changes to our Return to School Operational Plan.
Mask Exemption Form
Mask Exemption Form
School Bus Update to Operational Plans
RVS has added a new section regarding the Mask Exemption Process on School Buses to the Return to School Operational Plan and the Contingency 1: In-School Learning with Enhanced Measures Plan.
Parent Letter: Sept. 2 – School Immunization Program
COVID-19 vaccines will be made available in schools at temporary immunization clinics to eligible students who are born in 2009 or earlier and have received parent/guardian consent.
Parent Letter: Aug. 26 - School Plans
Today the Rocky View Schools Board of Trustees approved the 2021/22 Return to School Operational Plan. The plan was informed by the Government of Alberta’s 2021-2022 School Year Plan which provides provincial guidance to school authorities on a return to in-person learning under normal conditions.
CMOH Letter_Aug 13
Letter from the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Deena Hinshaw, regarding the 2021/22 school year.
Parent - Staff Letter_Aug. 18
The Government of Alberta released its 2021-2022 School Year Plan on Aug. 13. RVS is currently reviewing the information shared by government and is developing a local RVS plan that will be considered by the Board of Trustees at a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 26.
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