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Rocky View students fare well on diploma exams

Rocky View Schools (RVS) has fared well in the 2009/10 Alberta Provincial Achievement Tests (PAT) and diploma exam results. The division’s Grade 12 students scored higher than the provincial average in all but Science 30.
Crossfield's Lang upsets incumbent trustee Avery

Crossfield's Lang upsets incumbent trustee Avery

Former Crossfield councillor Norma Lang has defeated Ward 1 incumbent Jen Avery in the Rocky View Schools (RVS) trustee election. Lang tallied 769 votes while Avery managed 610.

New low point for Health Superboard

When a business owner finds a first rate supplier, he or she is careful to make sure that invoices are paid on time and that a healthy relationship of trust is maintained; after all, replacing a quality business relationship is much easier said than

Springbank Middle to host parenting workshop

It’s not easy being a parent these days. Cell phones, Facebook, Twitter, television; there are many outside influences that are hard to monitor and difficult to understand, but there is help.
FortisAlberta makes electrical safety fun for kids

FortisAlberta makes electrical safety fun for kids

FortisAlberta has partnered with Stony Plain’s Multicultural Heritage Centre to deliver an electrical safety education program to more than 5,000 students across the province, including those in Airdrie.

Jumping Pound Creek healthy: biologist

Rocky View County councillors heard that 604 square kilometres of the Jumping Pound Creek watershed is in generally good health, Oct. 12.

Langdon playground project begins phase two

The first phase of the $1.2 million Langdon school playground project is complete and plans are underway to begin phase two. The first phase commenced two years ago and ultimately came in $20,000 under budget at $155,000.

School board asks for time to stop student speeding

Beiseker council addressed a series of complaints regarding students speeding away from the Beiseker Community School (BCS), using the alley behind the 300 block of 5th Street.

School board chair sees value in elected trustees

Despite rumours that the Province could replace local school trustees with a superboard or appointed governors, the Rocky View Schools chair says she is confident local boards have proven their worth and are here to stay.

Convicted sex offender living in Linden

RCMP issued a warning on Oct. 7 about John Francis Dionne, 43, a criminal who has moved from Calgary to Linden. RCMP said Dionne has committed “a wide array of offences” that include sexual assaults against females as young as 10.
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