Our School

The History Behind Our Name

Our School Motto: “Building & Belonging”

At Heloise Lorimer School, we have pride in our students, staff, building, grounds, programs, and activities. “Building & Belonging” is reflected in all aspects of our school.

Our Beliefs

We recognize that Heloise Lorimer School is a caring learning community where there is shared responsibility and commitment to:

  • an understanding of the needs of our students
  • providing a safe and healthy environment in which to work and learn
  • providing an atmosphere of mutual respect
  • providing accountability for all learners
  • providing encouragement for meaningful participation in school
  • support and encouragement for; completing quality work, achieving one’s potential, and responsible citizenship
  • developing and utilizing literacy and numeracy skills

Mission Statement

At Heloise Lorimer School, we will encourage an innovative, respectful and challenging environment, which assists learners in reaching their potential as positive functioning citizens of the global community to enhance the quality of life.

We are a community, therefore we will:

  • Encourage and support growth in learning opportunities for students, parents and staff.
  • Value the collaborative input of all stakeholders.
  • Foster respect in the school.

We are committed, therefore we will:

  • Participate in meaningful interactions beyond the regular school day.
  • Demonstrate life-long learning through reflection and professional development to guide our practices.
  • Plan together in collaborative teams.

We encourage meaningful, challenging experiences, therefore we will:

  • Provide an enriched learning environment with the use of engaging and differentiated teaching styles to meet various learning styles and needs.
  • Instill confidence in individuals as learners and challenge them to take risks to reach their potential.
  • Support students academically, socially and emotionally.

We prepare for success in our changing global community, therefore we will:

  • Involve learners in authentic tasks and assessments.
  • Help students develop self-directed learning habits.
  • Encourage critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration.

Land Acknowledgment

Rocky View Schools would like to acknowledge the land and recognize all the Indigenous Peoples whose footprints have marked these lands from time immemorial. Together, we can learn and honour the Ways of Knowing of Indigenous Peoples for all future generations.