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News Archive

Message From the Golden Hills School Division Board of Trustees

The Motto of the Golden Hills School Division is “Powering Hope and Possibilities” and never has this been more evident than in the past two weeks. As we all struggle to deal with the challenges we are facing, the employees of Golden Hills have focussed their efforts on providing hope and possibilities for our students and parents.  Our board would like to recognize and thank all of the pe...

Message to Educators from the Minister of Education

Dear Educators,  On behalf of the Government of Alberta, we sincerely thank you for your dedication to your students during this unprecedented time. We know that these are trying circumstances and that you have had to adapt quickly to keep supporting the children and young adults of Alberta.  As the Ministers of Education and Children's Services, we want to draw your attention to a potenti...

Learning at Home Update - March 20, 2020

Dear Parents, These are challenging times and we all appreciate your patience this past week.  Along with the announcement to suspend classes across Alberta, the Minister of Education also announced that there would be some continuity of education for students while at home. Golden Hills teachers have been working hard to put together a Home Learning Plan that will be manageable fo...

Classes Suspended in all Alberta Schools - March 15, 2020

Dear Parents, As per Alberta Chief Medical Officer Deena Hinshaw’s recommendations, Alberta Education has now suspended classes at all Alberta schools indefinitely. Effective immediately, regular classes in all Golden Hills’ Schools are suspended, no buses will be running and all students should stay at home. Though we do not know how long classes will be suspended, we want to provide...

FITNESS CENTRE CLOSED

Dear FOTV Community Fitness Centre Members,   In light of school class cancellations, sport and recreation facility closures and other measures recommended by the Alberta Government, the FOTV committee and Trochu Valley School feel the responsible decision is to close the fitness centre to the public. It will remain closed until further notice.    All memberships will be extended to...

Trochu Valley School Kindergarten Registration 2020-2021

We are accepting Kindergarten Registrations for the 2020-2021 school year!! We will be having a Kinder Orientation night in April. It's important to get your child registered as soon as possible, so that we can contact you about this important evening. -Children aged 5 years on or before December 31st, 2020 are eligible for the Kindergarten Program starting September 2020. -Children aged...

2020 SKI TRIPS

Jr. High Ski Trip to Nakiska February 24 - Forms are available at the office. Forms and payment due back to the office January 24 http://Jr High Ski Package.pdf Sr High Ski Trip to Lake Louise March 16 - Forms are available at the office. Forms and Payment due back to the office February 13th. http://Sr High Ski Package.pdf

PARENT COUNCIL QUILTERS RETREAT

Parent Council Quilter's Retreat - March 6, 7 & 8 All TroVal parents are expected to help out. Please fill out the form and return asap. Thank you.

Host an International Student

Would you like to host an international student? Please see the attached photo for details. http://trochuvalley.ghsd75.ca/documents/general/Homestay Ad (current).pdf

Acting Associate Principal Announcement - Trochu Valley School

The Golden Hills School Division is very pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Marsh to the position of Acting Associate Principal of Trochu Valley School commencing January 6, 2020 until January 30, 2021. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Education from the Nipissing University in Ontario along with a Bachelor of Arts in Ethics, Society and Law from University of Toronto. His diverse backgr...

Family Accident Reimbursement Plan - Voluntary Insurance

The Family Accident Reimbursement Plan has replaced the Kids Plus Voluntary Plan. Our insurance partner, iA Financial Group, is now offering a new comprehensive accident insurance plan with a critical illness component designed for the whole family.  The Family Accident Reimbursement Plan is ideal for supplementing costs not covered by your provincial health insurance or existing employer e...

Awards Night Held October 18

Trochu Valley School 2018 - 2019 Academic and Athletic Awards Trochu Valley School held their 2018 -2019 Academic Awards on October 18th in the School Gymnasium. The evening began with the audience being entertained by Mr. Vokins and the Senior Band (grade 9 – 12).  Mr. Howard, Principal, and Mrs. Van Otterloo (Associate Principal) welcomed everyone and were the MC’s for the evening. Many...

2021 Europe Trip

Calling all Europe travellers!!!! We are excited to announce there will be a Europe meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 pm at Three Hills School. If you are currently in grade 9/10 this school year you are eligible for the trip. You are not going to want to miss this meeting or this trip!!! http://trochuvalley.ghsd75.ca/2021 Europe Trip Parent Information

Europe 2019

 Europe 2019 - Click here to connect to the trip blog and find out what adventures the students are on! 

GHSD MOVING TO ONLINE REGISTRATION AND FORMS

Changes are coming to how we manage and distribute school forms and school registration.  As we transition to the new process we will need all families to create a parent account in PowerSchool.  Click on the links below to read about the changes and review the detailed instructions on how to create your account. http://Registration letter.docx http://PowerSchool - Create an AccountG...

Board of Trustees Advocacy Points

http://Advocacy Points Brochure OFFICIAL.pdf http://Advocacy Points Brochure OFFICIAL_1.pdf http://Advocacy Points Leaflet 2018-19.pdf

2019-2020 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Registration Form: http://Reg form 19-20.pdf

TRO VAL CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

Grades 5 - 12 Christmas Band Concert - December 19, 2018 Grades K - 4 Christmas Concert - December 20, 2018

CHECK OUT OUR SCHOOL'S ROCKBAND .....ROCKSTEADY!!

Check out our school band RockSteady!! They have entered the CBC Music Class Challenge. Here is their entry!! Fantastic job Mr. Howard and RockSteady!!! Be sure to like the YouTube video and share share share!! #CBCMusicClass

TROCHU VALLEY SCHOOL IS PROUD TO PRESENT....ALADDIN

2018 Drama Production: Disney's Aladdin Jr Dec 12 - 15 See attached poster for more details

IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING JR AND SR HIGH REPORT CARDS

Dear Parents/Guardians, As you may know, PowerSchool is a real-time grading program. If you are signed up for PowerSchool, either with the app or on the website, you are able to check you student’s progress as soon as the teacher enters the grade. Due to the immediacy of this technology the need for formal report cards has disappeared and therefore we have decided to not send home printed rep...

KIDS PLUS INSURANCE now online only

Industrial Alliance Insurance has gone paperless. If you would like information on the student insurance go to the following link. http://www.kidsplus.ca

2017-2018 ATHLETIC and LEGION Awards

Trochu Valley School Athletic and Legion awards will be held June 5 starting at 2:00 pm in the Gym. We will be honoring our athletes and recognizing the students with winning entries in the Legion Contests. Everyone is invited to attend and celebrate with us.

JUNE EXAM SCHEDULE

http://June Test Schedule.pdf

Year End Band Concert in the Park

Concert in the Park June 11 7:00 pm Trochu Arboretum

Go Volleyball Clinic

Trochu Valley School is please to announce that Amber Adolf of the U of C Dinos, the Red Deer College Queens and the Tro Val Jays will be offering a volleyball clinic starting the week of May 14. The clinic will be at the Tro Val  gym. Mr. Bill Cunningham offers 4 - $50.00 scholarships for Tro Val students attending school sport camps. Please apply in writing to the school office if you are in...

Transportation Registration for 2018-2019 School Year Now Open

Transportation registration for the 2018/2019 school year is now open! Please be aware that Golden Hills School Division has eliminated transportation fees. There will be NO charge to transport your child. To register your child for Transportation please visit: https://2018-2019 Tranportation Request  For any questions regarding Transportation Services in Golden Hills School Division...

2018-2019 KINDERGARTEN Registration

  Kindergarten Registration is now open for the 2018-2019 School Year. Please come in to the school office to fill out a registration form or download the attached form, if you are unable to attend the registration night. A copy of the child's birth certificate is required at the time of registration. http://trochuvalley.ghsd75.ca/Registration.php

FRIENDS OF TROVAL DONOR BOARD

Attention: all who generously made a monetary donation to the Friends of Troval. The FOTV board members ask that you please open the link below to ensure that your name is written correctly before it is permanently in print on our new donor board in the school! Also, if anyone still wants to make a donation before the donor board is complete, it would be gratefully accepted over the next few weeks...

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INFO

Interested in hosting an International Student or would like to find out more information... go to:http://ghsd-international.com/Homestay%20ad.php http://trochuvalley.ghsd75.ca/documents/general/GHSD International Homestay Program FAQs.pdf

TROCHU SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM to begin January 8

The Three Hills Early Childhood Society is offering a licensed Before and After School Child Care Program for Trochu Valley School Age Children at Tro Val School. The program will begin January 8, 2018. Contact Three Hills Child Care Centre 403-443-3740 to register http://School_Age_Program poster.pdf http://Registration_Form_School_Age_Program.pdf

Drama Production

"How The West Was Dun" Tochu Community Hall December 6 - 8 - 7:00 pm December 9 - Dinner Theater - 6:00 Tickets on sale at the school office for the dinner theater

Tro Val Awards Night

Trochu Valley School 2016-2017 Academic and Athletic Awards Trochu Valley School held their 2016-2017 Academic Awards on October 13th in the School Gymnasium. The evening began with the audience being entertained by Mr. Vokins and the Senior Band (grade 9 – 12).  Mrs. Howard welcomed everyone and was the MC for the evening. Many TroVal teachers and Community Members presented over 150 awards...

Internet Safety Presentation

Trochu Valley School will be hosting The Saffron Center on October 12. The presentation will focus on internet safety. There will also be a parent session called Cyberworld. “Cyberworld” is an internet awareness presentation for adults to bring them up to speed on what’s happening in the online world.  We cover the pros and cons of the most popular social media apps, the importance...

SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE PROGRAM

The Three Hills Early Childhood Society is working on getting the licensing and paper work completed in order to open the School Age Child Care Program up and running.  They are planning on running the program from 6:30 am to 8:45 and 3:15 - 6:00 pm on school days and also offer a program for Flex Fridays and PD days. If you are interested in your child(ren) using this program please fill o...

New Bell Schedule

http://New Bell Schedule 2017 - 2018 .docx Although at an extremely inconvenient time, I am very pleased to say we have been able to make changes in response to parent and student feedback. We have had multiple parents and students express that our lunch hour is too short and students are on their busses very early in the morning. In response, we as a staff have decided to eliminate our advi...

Grade 9 - 11 Parent Meeting

Meeting for 2017-2018 High School Students & Parents Wed., June 5, 7:00 pm   -  Room 1040 This meeting is for all 2017-2018 High School parents and students.        The meeting will focus on the High School Curriculum and the        criteria students need to attain a high school diploma. Students and parents will be planning the courses and options to be taken...

Swimming Lessons Begin

Our school is offering swimming lessons this year to our Kindergarten through Grade Nine students. These lessons are a part of the school Physical Education curriculum. The Grade 7 – 9 students will have 7 – 1 hour sessions beginning May 15th, 2017. The K - 5 students will have 9 – 45 minute sessions, the 6’s will have 7 – 1 hour sessions. Elementary lessons will begin the week of May 2...

ROCKSTEADY Rock Band

Check out Rocksteady!! Thank you to our very own Mackenzie Anderson for the professional quality photo!! The band is playing their first "Gig" for a fundraiser this weekend. Thank you to our former student Krista Jensen for inviting them to your event which is raising money for cancer.

Inclement Weather

In accordance to the GHSD administrative policy - there are three possible levels of status Green Level –    Due to weather and travel conditions, some busses are not running. School is open and regular classes will be offered *Yellow Level –  Due to severe weather and travel conditions, no busses are running. School is open but regular classes are not being offered.We encourage pare...

TROCHU VALLEY SCHOOL AWARDS NIGHT

Trochu Valley School 2015-2016 Academic and Athletic Awards Trochu Valley School held their 2015-2016 Academic Awards on October 14th in the School Gymnasium. The evening began with the audience being entertained by Mr. Vokins and the Senior Band (grade 9 – 12).  Mrs. Howard welcomed everyone and Mrs. Van Otterloo was the MC for the evening. Many TroVal teachers and Community Members present...

Parent Council RAISING A READER Fundraiser

RAISING A READER This year, we are holding our first ever Raising A Reader, Read-A-Thon designed to reinforce good reading habits while raising funds to support our school and benefit our children.  From this fundraiser, 100% of the proceeds will stay in our community and will be put towards the purchase two new Buddy Benches for the playground to encourage kindness, inclusion, friendship an...

ROYAL PURPLE DONATES to Forgotten Lunch Program

Trochu Valley School would  like to extend a huge thank you to the Royal Purple/Elks for their very generous donation to our Forgotten Lunch Program. Proceeds from the September 14 Box Lunch fundraiser were donated to both Trochu Valley and Three Hills schools - $1500.00 to each school - WOW!. We appreciate the funding to have lunches available for our students on those days when they do no...

TROCHU VALLEY SCHOOL HOCKEY ACADEMY

Trochu Valley School is excited to announce that we will be offering a Hockey Academy Program for the 2016-2017 school year. This is available for interested students in Grades 5 - 12.    Please click on the link below to see the brochure. http://hockey program brochure.pdf Click on the link below for a registration form. http://HockeyAcademyRegistration.pdf

TROVAL SR GIRLS HOSTED 1A BASKETBALL PROVINCIALS

March 17 - 19 Trochu Valley School hosted the Sr High 1A Girls Basketball Provincials. Provincial Tournament  Acknowledgements In the fall of 2014, Chantalle Boese, Athletic Director of Trochu Valley School, had the idea of hosting the 1A Girls Basketball Provincial Championship.  After a bid to the ASAA (Alberta Schools Athletic Association) was won, a committee of incredibly talented...

Trochu Valley School Video

Mrs. Howard and Miss Boese presented a Fabulous Video showcasing our school to the School Board on Thursday, March 3. Levon Vokins, Grade 11 student, worked very hard to put this professional together. It is a great representation of our school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BY7xMcS_0o