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Monday Sep 22, 2014
Last year, parents of students in kindergarten to Grade 8 throughout 12 Rocky View Schools (RVS) received a new type of report card that was aimed at helping students build knowledge of themselves as learners, according to RVS.
Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Thursday Sep 11, 2014
Though final numbers will not be available until after Sept. 30, Rocky View Schools (RVS) enrolment has increased by approximately 1,400 students this school year. The division now has 20,879 students registered as of Aug. 26 at their 46 schools.
Thursday Sep 11, 2014
Chestermere-Rocky View MLA and Education Critic Bruce McAllister has called mandatory school fees “a hidden tax and undue financial burden on parents” in his call for Albertans to sign a petition to end mandatory school fees in Alberta public, Catholic and public charter schools.
Thursday Aug 14, 2014
Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Alberta Minister of Education Jeff Johnson said the department will be implementing some clarifications to the kindergarten to Grade 9 math curriculum and related teaching resources in September to make it clearer and more explicit what students will learn.
At the June 19 board of trustees meeting, Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees approved the establishment of a Community Resource Centre to be located at the new W.H. Croxford High School on Chinook Winds Drive.
Students at Heron’s Crossing School may soon be burning off extra energy on a new playground thanks in part to a joint $15,000 donation from area builders Excel Homes, McKee Homes and Hopewell Development Corporation on June 12.
Ralph McCall Grade 6 teacher Brian Jackson is much-loved by students.
On June 15, the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) challenged what the association is calling “incomplete and incorrect” information from the Province’s Task Force for Teaching Excellence, with the release of the ATA’s report Great Teachers, Great Schools.
Rocky View Schools (RVS) is continuing to grow in the 2014 to 2015 school year, which means another year of total operating deficit for the division. However, the deficit is lower than last year and the board of trustees predicts a successful year for learning and teaching.
Students from Langdon, Cochrane and Airdrie will continue to have transportation access to Indus School, Westbrook School and W.G. Murdoch School respectively in 2014 to 2015 thanks to three decisions made by the board of trustees on June 5.