RVS Battle of the Books: And the Banner Goes to…

Literacy Specialist - This year’s RVS Battle of the Books tournament on February 15 could not have had a more dramatic and exciting conclusion with Mitford’s “Readasaurus Rexes” tied with the “Indus Irony” at the end of regulation time in the championship final round....

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On the Road with Trustees

Superintendent of Schools - Early in the term for the Board of Trustees, they take a massive road trip to visit each school / site in RVS. I join the group for the tours and get the opportunity to visit our schools too. It takes about nine full days to visit all the...

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Learning About Emerging Technologies

Superintendent of Schools - Last week I spent about 48 hours in California's Silicon Valley with 150-200 leaders from school divisions across Canada. The event was a leadership forum organized by IBM Canada's K-12 division. They hold this event every two years and the...

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Success is a Personal Thing

Principal, A.E. Bowers Elementary School - As a person who tries to live Stephen Covey's 7 Habits, I 'sharpen the saw' by working out at a local gym three times a week. I have to share that this is really a new thing in my life. I am married to a man who has competed...

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