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Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

Reserves expected to get CRPS through 2020-21 school year

"Based on this snapshot in time right now, this is looking at essentially wiping out our reserves by the end of the year," said Canadian Rockies Public School trustee Luke Sunderland
Lynx program moves classroom outdoors

Lynx program moves classroom outdoors

This new education model combines teacher-directed online instruction in the core subjects of math and English, combined with outdoor experiential learning in all other subjects led by a teacher in the Bow Valley
CRPS pleads with community after COVID-19 case in Canmore school

CRPS pleads with community after COVID-19 case in Canmore school

"We want our students in-school and learning and that's what we're all here for and that's what we're working so hard to make sure can happen and keep our schools open our students can learn."
New outdoor learning space to ‘enhance’ Alpenglow School

New outdoor learning space to ‘enhance’ Alpenglow School

An outdoor learning space for elementary students will be ready in time for the new school year
Bow Valley schools prepare to welcome back students to classrooms

Bow Valley schools prepare to welcome back students to classrooms

The Christ the Redeemer overall district plan is now publicly available, while plans for Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy are expected to be provided to parents this week
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.”