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Temporary solution for a permanent problem

Rocky View Schools is exploring all options to find temporary solutions to the classroom space crisis in Airdrie and across the division.

Crossfield council looks for public input on sign selection

Crossfield Town council was presented with a report from administration concerning the replacement of the Town’s entranceway signs along the 2A corridor.

Trustees approve plan to deal with school crisis

Rocky View Schools board of trustees approved an emergency contingency plan to deal with the school space crisis in the division.

Beiseker to propose AUMA resolution

Mayor Bruce Rowe presented a resolution to council that he would like to send to neighbouring municipalities for consideration at this year’s Alberta Urban Municipalities Association convention.

Vehicle roll over near Cochrane results in injuries

On June 14 at 7:31 p.m., Cochrane RCMP received a compliant of a vehicle collision on Highway 567, 1.5 km east of Highway 22. Cochrane RCMP and Fire and EMS attended the scene and found a single vehicle roll over with two occupants.

Special education policy raises concerns locally

On June 11, Education Minister Dave Hancock said while the government is committed to including special needs students in regular classrooms, it is not prepared to increase funding.

Teachers recognized for excellence

The board of trustees recognized five Rocky View Schools’ teachers for excellence, June 17. Each year, the Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented by Alberta Education and this year, five of the nominees were from Rocky View Schools.
Eleven students ace diploma exams

Eleven students ace diploma exams

Eleven Rocky View Schools’ students were congratulated for getting 100 per cent on their 2010 diploma exams at the Rocky View Schools Education Centre, June 17.
Airdrie Ag Society has big plans

Airdrie Ag Society has big plans

When Rocky View County council members meet July 27, they will consider a proposed master plan put together by the Airdrie and District Agriculture Society.

Canola industry welcomes Chinese market extension

China announced that it is extending access for Canadian canola seed imports for one year under current restrictions.