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School division approves 2019-20 budget in Bow Valley

School division approves 2019-20 budget in Bow Valley

BOW VALLEY – School boards across the province are required by legislation to pass their budgets for the next year by the end of May, but without a budget tabled by the provincial government many are struggling to predict funding levels – including C
Canadian Rockies Public School board receives historic donation of $355,000

Canadian Rockies Public School board receives historic donation of $355,000

BOW VALLEY – The Canadian Rockies Public School Board (CRPS) is reeling after receiving the largest one-time donation the board has seen in its history on Thursday (June 20).
Navigating for success through big boat learning

Navigating for success through big boat learning

CANMORE – Navigating gigantic canoes through rocky terrain under the bemused and watchful eyes of visiting British military forces was just another day in the life of the educational coordinators for the Canadian Rockies Outdoor Learning Centre (OLC)
Bear Sharing Day gives students opportunity to share knowledge

Bear Sharing Day gives students opportunity to share knowledge

BOW VALLEY – A collaborative opportunity for students at two local schools to share their knowledge on the local wildlife bear population left no room to paws.
New Education Act won't change CRPS board perspective on GSAs

New Education Act won't change CRPS board perspective on GSAs

BOW VALLEY – Fear among LGTBQ students have grown, after Bill 8 amending the School Act was introduced by the newly elected UCP government last week.

Local Canmore family to take talents across country in humanitarian venture

CANMORE – A local family with no shortage of diverse talents are packing their suitcases alongside many donation items to take with them to less-fortunate parts of the world.
International student group visit to valley cancelled

International student group visit to valley cancelled

BOW VALLEY – As summer approaches and the provincial education budget remains uncertain, the Canadian Rockies Public School board is looking to fill a hole that’s come up in its international student program.
CRPS to expand dual credit program partnerships

CRPS to expand dual credit program partnerships

BOW VALLEY – The dual credit program aiming to get students ahead of the game in terms of life after high school has added more options for young adults to choose from.
OLS student wins $100K Schulich Leader Scholarship

OLS student wins $100K Schulich Leader Scholarship

CANMORE – A local high school student was awarded a prestigious scholarship to the University of Calgary this fall, making him the second student from Canmore to win the award in three years.
Premier Kenney’s tabled budget leaves school boards uncertain, hopeful for positive outcome

Premier Kenney’s tabled budget leaves school boards uncertain, hopeful for positive outcome

BOW VALLEY – The announcement by Premier Jason Kenney to table the 2019-20 budget in the fall has the local school board hopeful it will result in a more suitable funding framework for the Bow Valley.