Schools in Cochrane now exceeding capacities

Much like the town’s often-discussed growing population, the number of students flooding into Cochrane schools is also rapidly on the rise, posing some logistical challenges for officials and parents alike.

Overcrowding in schools – particularly in Glenbow Elementary and Mitford Middle School – is precisely why one such parent felt it necessary to write a letter to Rocky View Schools (RVS) addressing some of these concerns.

Jaimie Anton, who has a child currently attending Glenbow, said she understands the hurdles RVS must clear with regards to over-capacity issues, and hopes what is best for the students is first and foremost when a decision is ultimately made.

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