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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
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.”