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Public school board reports 2017-18 surplus

Public school board reports 2017-18 surplus

BOW VALLEY – Out of the red but not out of the woods, according to Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) superintendent of schools Chris MacPhee’s assessment of the division’s 2017-18 audited financials.
Campaign aims to create  single public education system

Campaign aims to create single public education system

With student enrolment on the decline for many public schools in rural Alberta and public tax dollars at a premium, a campaign was recently launched to promote the formation of a single public education system.
Synthetic biology club wins international award

Synthetic biology club wins international award

CANMORE – They may still be in high school, but a group of students from Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy is making waves in the scientific world trying to tackle real-world problems using synthetic biology.
Student enrolment higher than expected, but lower year-over-year

Student enrolment higher than expected, but lower year-over-year

BOW VALLEY – Forty-seven more students enrolled with the Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) division than the school board anticipated in its 2018-19 budget, however, enrolment is still down compared to last year.
Students gather to share cultural experience

Students gather to share cultural experience

BOW VALLEY PROVINCIAL PARK – Gathered around in a circle, Grade 8 students from the Exshaw and Lawrence Grassi middle schools share their experiences with the newly revamped Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) Sage Program.
International school groups boost CRPS bottom line

International school groups boost CRPS bottom line

CANMORE – As rural school boards across the province struggle with declining enrollment and finding ways to balance their budgets, the Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) division is trying a different approach to generate additional revenue.
Local schools receive innovation grants

Local schools receive innovation grants

BOW VALLEY – The 2018-19 school year is off to a good start. A few days before school officially got underway, Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy and Exshaw School each received $5,000 to help fund two innovative student-led projects.

Pauw Foundation donates $170,000 to school board

BOW VALLEY – The Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation will donate more than $170,000 to the Canadian Rockies Public School (CRPS) division for the 2018-19 school year to support students across the division.