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Grade 8 Farewell and Middle School Awards Program

Posted on Jun. 23, 2022

Preparations are underway for our Grade 8 Farewell and Middle School Awards Event scheduled for Tues., June 28, beginning at 8:45 a.m. This letter outlines all of the details. We hope you will be able…

Garden Boxes -- A True Community Project!

Posted on Jun. 5, 2022

We recently had garden boxes installed that our grade one students will be using for hands-on learning and to incorporate Indigenous content into their curriculum. A huge thanks goes out to Sundre Contracting…

Middle School Track Meet

Posted on May. 13, 2022

Our grade 5-8 students had the opportunity to participate in a variety of track events this week. It was great to see so many participants and everyone supporting each other. Students from grade 7 and…

Middle School Dance

Posted on Apr. 29, 2022

We are very excited to be hosting a middle school dance from 6:00 - 8:30 on Thursday, May 5! Expectations have been reviewed with students and parents of our grade 6, 7 & 8 students have been sent a letter…

Pre-Kindergarten Open House (in conjunction with our…

Posted on Apr. 12, 2022

We are excited to be able to host an in-person Pre-Kindergarten Open House on Tues., Apr. 26 from 4:00 - 6:00. We invite any interested families to come and tour our Pre-Kindergarten classroom, meet staff,…

Pre-Kindergarten at RVS

Posted on Mar. 18, 2022

We are in the planning stages for our Pre-Kindergarten program for Fall 2022. For details about what our program offers, please visit this page on our website. You can also find out more through this…

Happy St. Patrick's Day from RVS

Posted on Mar. 17, 2022

Students have enjoyed writing, math, and art activities connected to the St. Patrick's Day theme over the past few days. A number of students even built traps to try to catch those pesky little leprechauns.…

Online Booking System for March 2022 Parent Teacher…

Posted on Mar. 9, 2022

We are looking forward to connecting with families during this next round of Parent Teacher Interviews, scheduled for March 21, 22, and 23. We will be using the online booking system through our website…

Science Fair Information

Posted on Feb. 17, 2022

Unfortunately, we won't be holding a science fair at RVS and there also won't be a regional fair in Olds, which has been the tradition. However, the Central Alberta Rotary Science Fair (CARSF) is being held…

Beach Day Poster Contest

Posted on Feb. 9, 2022

In the midst of a long, cold, and dark winter, we celebrate Beach Day! Students are invited to dress in their beach attire and a variety of activities are planned for the students. One of the favourites…

A Generous Donation -- Many Thanks!

Posted on Feb. 7, 2022

A huge thank you to Whitecap Resources Inc. for their generous donation toward the purchase of new school jerseys. Guy Hetu and Darcy Moorhouse from Whitecap presented their cheque to some of our student…

Spelling Bee

Posted on Feb. 3, 2022

We held our annual Spelling Bee in January. Each class from grade 4-8 selected two students to participate in the event. All of the participants did very well and the picture shows our top 3 spellers.…

Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023

Posted on Jan. 10, 2022

Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens on January 10th. The online registration form can be found at https://www.cesd73.ca/parents/register-for-school. If you have questions or…

2021

Happy Holidays from the students and staff at RVS!

Posted on Dec. 16, 2021

Our students have been busy over the past few days and weeks learning and creating all kinds of Christmas-themed projects -- from art to math to writing. We hope you enjoy these pictures of their fabulous…

We successfully hung the star!

Posted on Dec. 7, 2021

Thanks to everyone who sent in donations in support of our Sundre Santas food drive!

Supporting Sundre Santas Program

Posted on Nov. 22, 2021

We are pleased to be partnering with Greenwood Neighbourhood Place again this year to support our community's Santas Anonymous Program. Students are invited to bring in non-perishable food items for our…

Remembrance Day 2021

Posted on Nov. 9, 2021

To honor Remembrance Day, every student will receive a poppy on November 10th. A virtual ceremony will be viewed by all students that will include performances and guest speakers. The pictures are some…

Celebrating Halloween at RVS

Posted on Oct. 22, 2021

Halloween season is quickly approaching and we are excited to be able to have our students participate in a variety of related activities on Fri., Oct. 29th. Please see this letter for all of the details.

The Book Fair is Coming to RVS!

Posted on Oct. 13, 2021

We are excited to be able to have the Scholastic Book Fair at our school. Students will be able to make purchases in-person at the library, while parents will be able to shop online. This letter gives…

Online Booking of Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted on Oct. 12, 2021

Our parent-teacher interviews are scheduled for next week (Oct. 18, 19, and 20) and we are piloting the use of the booking system within our website to book the interviews. This letter outlines the…

Thanks to Sundre Dental Clinic!

Posted on Sep. 23, 2021

We are so appreciative of Sundre Dental Clinic's donation of Sonicare Kids Toothbrushes to our grade one students! These toothbrushes are a great way to encourage kids to not only brush, but brush for…

School Council Meeting -- Sept. 21 @ 7:30

Posted on Sep. 20, 2021

Our first School Council meeting of the year is scheduled for Tues., Sept. 21 at 7:30 pm. For all of the details, please visit our School Council page.

Picture Days -- Sept. 15 & 16

Posted on Sep. 13, 2021

Picture days for all students are this week. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer sibling or community pictures at this time. Retakes are on October 14, 2021. An information card with the ordering code…

Kilometer Club is Up and Running!

Posted on Sep. 7, 2021

Kilometer club is back for another year! Our cross country running program runs from September 7th until October 1st. It happens during lunch recess which is 11:55 - 12:25 for grades 1-5 and 12:25 - 12:55…

Welcome Back BBQ & Open House

Posted on Sep. 3, 2021

We are excited to be working with the Town of Sundre to run our Welcome Back BBQ and Open House on Thursday, September 9th from 5:00 until 7:00. Our students' School Fair entries will also be up on display…

Kindergarten Orientation Information

Posted on Aug. 26, 2021

This letter contains details about our Kindergarten start-up processes for Fall 2021. If you have any further questions, please call the office (403-638-3939).

Back to School at RVS

Posted on Aug. 25, 2021

We are gearing up for a fabulous start to the 2021-2022 school year! By now, all registered families should have received communication through SchoolMessenger with a letter called "RVS Family Back to…

School Council Provides Subway Lunch for Staff

Posted on Jun. 30, 2021

A huge shout out to our School Council for providing Subway lunch for every staff member! It was delicious and such a treat on a hot day.

Year End Celebration and Farewell

Posted on Jun. 29, 2021

It was so fabulous to celebrate the end of another school year with our students along with all of the accomplishments of our grade 8s as they head off to the high school in the fall. The grade 8s toured…

Mr. Brooks' Grade 4 Play

Posted on Jun. 28, 2021

Mr. Brooks' grade 4 class performed a musical drama based on the Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry are blamed for a bank robbery. However, with the help of Tom's relatives…

RVS Takes Flight!

Posted on Jun. 25, 2021

"RVS Takes Flight" is a collaborative outdoor art mural that included some conservation learning through an Indigenous lens, as we honor Indigenous people this week. Every RVS student and staff member…

Pre-Kindergarten Graduation

Posted on Jun. 24, 2021

Pre-Kindergarten graduation was super cute! The kids performed songs for their family, received awards, and celebrated with lots of pictures! (If you’d like your child to be a part of next year’s…

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Posted on Jun. 21, 2021

Our students have engaged in a variety of learning activities to coincide with National Indigenous Peoples Day. We have had our Indigenous wheel installed by the Chalmers family (who had former RVS students)…

Pre-Kindergarten Applications are now being accepted!

Posted on Apr. 23, 2021

Pre-Kindergarten applications are now being accepted. Please head to our Pre-K page to view more information!