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Thursday Apr 17, 2014

Rocky View teachers concerned with class size and support

According to Rocky View Teachers Alberta Teachersí Association (ATA) Local 35 the diverse needs of all students are not being supported adequately in ďunmanageable classroom sizes.Ē

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Thursday Apr 17, 2014

Fuzzy Pickles Preschool to get new building

TileFuzzy Pickles Society of Alberta, which is described as Airdrieís only not-for-profit preschool, is gearing up to purchase a new building for the school located at 1003 Allen Street, and is hoping to have the mobile unit on site by yearís end.

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Thursday Apr 17, 2014

Disappointment among ATA over defeat of Gay-Straight Alliance

Story ImageThe defeat of a motion to mandate Alberta schools to support the creation of student-led gay-straight clubs in the Alberta Legislature on April 7, was met by opposition from the Rocky View Teachers Alberta Teacher Association (ATA) Local 35.

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Thursday Apr 10, 2014

Alberta students tie for top place in country for computer-based problem-solving

THE HEADLINE MAKES NO SENSE TO ME

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Thursday Apr 10, 2014

Rocky View Schools board of trustees approves year four of Four Year Plan

Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees approved the final year of the 2011 to 2015 Four Year Plan at the April 3 meeting.

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Thursday Apr 10, 2014

Bow Valley College receives $1.2 million in provincial funding

Bow Valley College (BVC) received $1.2 million through the 2014 Alberta budget that will create 100 new learning spaces.

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Thursday Mar 27, 2014

Rocky View School Briefs:

Rocky View Schools (RVS) announced the divisionís 2014 nominee for the Alberta Teacherís Association Edwin Parr Teacher Award at the March 20 board of trustees meeting. The nominee is Banded Peak Schoolís Scott Bailey, who teaches Grade 5 and 6 at the school.

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Mar 27

Rocky View Schools approves capital plan for 2015 to 2018

Rocky View Schools (RVS) has approved the newest wish list of capital projects with the 2015 to 2018 capital plan on March 20.
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Mar 27

Rocky View Schools approves $1.7M for new and relocated portables

Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees voted to approve $1.7 million from instructional reserve funds for new and relocated portables in the 2014 to 2015 school year.
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Mar 27

Rocky View Schools votes down alternative calendar at three schools

After 15 years running on an alternative calendar, parents and students at Ralph McCall School are in for some scheduling changes as Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees voted down the alternative calendar for the 2014 to 2015 school year at the March 20 meeting.
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Mar 13

Students earn 100 per cent on Chemistry 30 diploma exam

Both Colten Chipak, 17, and John Malyk, 17, from St. Martin de Porres High School said they are thrilled to have received 100 per cent on their Chemistry 30 diploma exam in January.
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Mar 13

Rocky View Schools approves 2014 to 2015 school calendar

In a unanimous decision, Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees approved the 2014 to 2015 school year calendar on March 6, after reviewing an RVS survey about the calendar completed by 1,408 respondents including students, staff and parents.
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Mar 13

Alberta Education approves relocation of nine RVS portables

Rocky View Schools (RVS) has received approval from the Government of Alberta to relocate nine portables to help ease overcrowding issues in schools throughout the division. The government will also reduce the cost-sharing requirement for the division for modular units.
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Mar 13

Building Futures program receives national award

In the first year George McDougall High School has offered the Building Futures, the program has been recognized on a national level and was awarded second place in the Canadian Education Associationís (CEA) 2014 Ken Spencer Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.
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Mar 13

Ten RVS teachers nominated for Teaching Excellence Award

Nominations are in and 10 Rocky View Schools (RVS) teachers have been selected as nominees for Alberta Educationís 2014 Excellence of Teaching Awards.
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