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UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)

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The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.

The UGDSB is continuing its work on increasing touchless points in our classrooms and learning environments by installing door operators and/or water bottle filling stations. Upgrades began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

Build up canadaThe UGDSB acknowledges the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for this opportunity at these schools.

 

 

UGDSB Ventilation Report

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.

Visit UGDSB Ventilation Report page for full details. 

 

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE AND UPDATES (November 26th, 2021)

Posted November 26, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians, Progress reports went home last week and parent-teacher interviews took place this week. Please know that it is always good to talk with you and we appreciate you taking the time to meet with your child’s teacher. We hope that you understand how your child ...

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RCPS Spirit Wear Available!

Posted November 24, 2021

Dear RCPS families, We are happy to announce that RCPS Spirit Wear is available to purchase once again through School Cash Online. The window to purchase is from midnight on Wednesday, November 24th until midnight on Thursday December 2nd. No late ...

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Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 205 School Volunteers

Posted November 24, 2021

UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.

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Fire Department Presentation

Posted November 16, 2021

Dear Families,

On Thursday, November 18, the Rockwood Fire Department will be coming to our school to teach students about fire safety. The firefighters will also discuss the equipment that they use for their job and will answer student questions.  The presentation will be outside and will be about ...

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RCPS Progress Reports 2021

Posted November 15, 2021

Dear Families, Below is some helpful information around accessing your child's electronic Progress Reports, returning the Page 2 Progress Report "Return Slip", and booking Parent/Teacher Interviews. Accessing your child's electronic Progress Report: As you know, the November Progress Reports will be available online on ...

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UGDSB looks ahead to Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 15, 2021

Schools of the UGDSB will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22 to the 26th. Learn more about bullying and other resources.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education

Posted October 27, 2021

UGDSB Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education is currently under review and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until November 25, 2021.

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PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE AND UPDATES (October 26th, 2021)

Posted October 26, 2021

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE AND UPDATES (October 26th, 2021) Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you for visiting our RCPS Virtual Open House for the 2021-2022 school year. Our hope is that by watching and reading the message that your child’s teachers’ provided in the google classroom that you felt as though you’ve ...

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Oct 28 Halloween Celebrations

Posted October 14, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, With the fall leaves changing colour and the cooler weather beginning, we know that Halloween is on many children’s and adults’ minds. Although there are some parameters that need to be  followed due to COVID and Public Health guidelines, on October 28th ...

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PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE SEPTEMBER 2021

Posted September 29, 2021

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Virtual Open House (September 30th)

Posted September 29, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians, Due to health and safety protocols related to the pandemic we will not be able to host the traditional “Meet the Teacher Open House”. In lieu of an in-person Open House, our staff will be posting similar “meet the teacher”  information in your child’s Google Classroom. Our Virtual Open House ...

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Orange Shirt Day on Sept 30

Posted September 28, 2021

Dear RCPS families, This Thursday, September 30, is Orange Shirt Day as well as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  Mdle Fang's 7/8 French Immersion class and Mrs. Betts' 8B class will be leading the school in an event on that day.  The students in these two ...

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Terry Fox Walk on Sept 29

Posted September 28, 2021

Dear RCPS families, We will have our Terry Fox Walk on Sept 29 during middle block. Students will walk by class in a staggered fashion through the Conservation. Click here to Donate to Terry Fox. Be the change. Be like Terry!    

RCPS Anti-Bullying Prevention Plan 2021-2022

Posted September 27, 2021

Dear RCPS community,   Please view our updated RCPS Anti-Bullying Prevention Plan by clicking on this link. https://www.ugdsb.ca/rockwood/about-us/bullying-prevention-plan/

School Council, Terry Fox, Orange Shirt Day, Virtual Open House & Picture Day

Posted September 21, 2021

Dear RCPS families, We wanted to update you that the following events are scheduled for upcoming dates. Details will be shared as soon as possible once plans and logistics are confirmed. School Council on Sept 28th from 6-7:30PM via Google Meet. Please see the School Council page on the website for ...

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RCPS First School Council Meeting Sept 28th, 2021

Posted September 15, 2021

Dear RCPS parents and guardians, All School Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of specified months via Google Meet beginning at 6 pm and ending at 7:30 pm. Please email our Past School Council Chair, Lynn Clack, at [email protected] to be added to the meeting attendance and ...

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RCPS Code of Conduct 2021-22

Posted September 15, 2021

Dear RCPS families, Our School Code of Conduct can be viewed here RCPS Code of Conduct 2021-22 or on our Resources tab. Thank you for keeping our school safe in every way!

Student forms requiring signature

Posted September 10, 2021

Dear Rockwood Centennial Families,

You will notice that your child brought home forms today that require your attention. Each form must be filled out and signed and returned to your child’s teacher by next Friday, September 17th. Please keep all of these forms together and do not ...

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Masking Update for RCSP Students

Posted September 6, 2021

Dear RCPS families, Please note this update from Public Health for  September 7th regarding masking for students when outdoors:

When playing with students in their own class/ cohort there is no need for masking yet physical distancing is strongly encouraged. 

Students should wear masks when ...

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Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! School Supplies?

Posted September 2, 2021

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!  Schools provide students will all the school supplies as can be afforded by our budget. We ensure students have what they need to learn. Additionally, our Teachers have provided a list of school supply enhancements you may wish to consider referring to while doing any back ...

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