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Masks mandatory for staff and grades 4 to 12 students returning to school this fall

Masks mandatory for staff and grades 4 to 12 students returning to school this fall

"Schools are unique settings where special measures are needed to mitigate the risk of exposure," said Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw. "But there is still no risk-free approach to living with COVID-19 – we have no choice but to live with it.
Canmore student receives citizenship award

Canmore student receives citizenship award

“It is a huge honour to be recognized for the work I have done," said Canmore's Laurissa Brousseau. “I enjoy the work I do. I want to continue to make a positive impact in my community.”
Canadian Rockies Public School division maintains dress code for students

Canadian Rockies Public School division maintains dress code for students

While administration at CRPS maintains a procedure that directs students to "dress appropriately" is a broad direction for principals to follow, handbooks tells students at one local high school to dress in a way that is not a "distraction" to others and to "please respect the modesty of yourself and others."
Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

Bow Valley schools preparing re-entry plans for September

"We have to look at all the risks and benefits for our kids, for the teachers and for the administrators," said Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw during a town hall livestream Thursday (June 25). "Having kids stay at home and do virtual school for long periods of time brings with it other risks that we need to take into consideration."
Imaginative books authored by Canmore students arriving at local library

Imaginative books authored by Canmore students arriving at local library

“It still worked out to be a very collaborative project when we were supposed to isolate and not be together,” said Grade 5 teacher Stephanie Kish. “I think that’s what makes them more special to me. We connected and still finished something together and now we get to share them with our entire community, which makes it even better.”
A $100k silver-lining Schulich Scholarship for OLS student

A $100k silver-lining Schulich Scholarship for OLS student

OLS student Jenna Murphy was recently awarded the heavily coveted $100k Schulich Leader Scholarship
PHOTO GALLERY: Bow Valley 2020 high school graduates celebrate with adapted ceremonies

PHOTO GALLERY: Bow Valley 2020 high school graduates celebrate with adapted ceremonies

Exshaw School Grade 2 students share COVID-19 safety messages

Exshaw School Grade 2 students share COVID-19 safety messages

It couldn't have come at a better time for me and for them because there is so much uncertainty with life and when it will go back to normal. At least there is one really positive memory we can all keep from COVID-19 and the challenges we have all faced." 
High school students celebrating graduation with ceremonies adapted for social distancing

High school students celebrating graduation with ceremonies adapted for social distancing

Graduation ceremonies for students at Canmore Collegiate High School, Banff Community High School and Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy will look a little bit different this year
Banff Centre permanently lays off 280 staff due to COVID-19 shutdown

Banff Centre permanently lays off 280 staff due to COVID-19 shutdown

"I know this will be a very tough day to be saying goodbye to friends and colleagues we have helped to build this institution over decades with their incredible skills and talents. We are very sorry to be wishing them farewell, and I want to thank those of you who will be staying on with the Banff Centre for your compassion and understanding."