Leading Learning in RVS

Director of Learning Services - Learning and teaching, and even parenting in 2018 is incredibly complex. The mindset that is required to navigate these dynamic times is one of flexibility, continuous growth and reflection. The inclusive and diverse classrooms that are...

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Celebrating our Administrative Professionals

Superintendent of Schools - Wednesday, April 25 is Administrative Professionals’ Day for 2018. It is a day where we celebrate the amazing work of our admin team members and what they do for students, parents and colleagues. This incredibly hard-working group are on...

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Therapy Dogs and Other Helping Animals

Ellie, RVS Grade 4 student - At Ralph McCall we are very lucky to have some classrooms with class pets. There is fish, a snake and a hedgehog, but everyone’s favourite is our school Therapy Dog, Hudson. (Or, as my brother calls him, “Nnn”.) I personally like Hudson...

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Budget Season is Upon Us

Superintendent of Schools - Spring is budget season for most school jurisdictions. By the time we are into March, most of our planning efforts are focused on the following school year. You might be thinking spending $250-$275 million would be fun and easy, but you...

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Cochrane Games: Encouraging Wellness in RVS

Learning Design Specialist - Rocky View Schools has an ongoing relationship with Jumpstart Canada, an organization supported by local Canadian Tire Stores across the country, to encourage active living and community sport programs. This February, Jumpstart Canada...

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