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CRPS to introduce COVID-19 vaccination policy for teachers, staff

CRPS to introduce COVID-19 vaccination policy for teachers, staff

The Canadian Rockies Public Schools school board unanimously passed the new COVID-19 vaccination policy that will begin Nov. 24 and see teachers, staff and adults entering school facilities show proof of vaccination or a recent negative test.
Four up for school board race in Canmore

Four up for school board race in Canmore

While school boards are often overlooked at municipal elections, the Canmore ward – also known as Mount Rundle – for the Canadian Rockies Public Schools has four candidates aiming for two spots.
CRPS to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, include educational component

CRPS to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, include educational component

“CRPS will stand beside our neighbouring Stoney Nation in aligning with our educational partners as well as the national day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour survivors and families and communities."
Bow Valley College institutes mandatory vaccination policy

Bow Valley College institutes mandatory vaccination policy

Bow Valley College (BVC) has announced that students and staff will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be on campus as of Oct. 22, or be subject to rapid testing.
BCHS grad photos

BCHS grad photos

Graduates of Banff Community High School took a stroll downtown on Tuesday (June 29) for photos and celebrating the end of one chapter and beginning of another.

COMMENTARY: COVID school year shows the importance of the small things

Last year everyone said we were the lucky ones because we would have a full, COVID-19 free senior year. Think sports tournaments, dances, and yes, even diploma exams. They said we “dodged the bullet,” because while the grads of 2020 would miss out on
Pauw Foundation covers school fees for CRPS students

Pauw Foundation covers school fees for CRPS students

"It’s more important now than ever before, to ensure our kids have access to stay engaged with learning and the various activities that schools provide. But these do come with a cost. We’re happy to provide a touch of relief to families by offsetting the expense of these school activity fees." 
Canadian Rockies Public Schools confirms second COVID-19 positive case

Canadian Rockies Public Schools confirms second COVID-19 positive case

In addition to isolating students from classrooms that had a COVID-19 positive case, Canadian Rockies Public Schools are isolating classrooms with students that have been potentially exposed to the virus
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