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Temporary online learning extended

Update regarding extension of online learning

Posted January 22, 2021

At this time, we do not expect that schools will resume in-person learning until the end of the provincial emergency orders on February 11, 2021, at the earliest. 

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PRINCIPAL’S JANUARY MESSAGE & UPDATES (Updated Jan 22)

Posted January 21, 2021

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE AND UPDATES (January 21st, 2020) **UPDATED JAN 22 Dear Parents/Guardians, Firstly, my hope is that you and your families are coping well during this second lockdown and our four week pivot to remote learning. Overall, our students are doing a fantastic job keeping up ...

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Temporary online learning extended until Jan. 29, 2021

Posted January 20, 2021

Public Health has instructed the UGDSB that the current measures in place for online learning in the UGDSB will be extended until at least January 29. 

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Information for schools following expanded provincial restrictions 

Posted January 13, 2021

On Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021, the provincial government announced new restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. As part of that announcement, information was shared that affects Ontario schools, and we would like to provide the details that have been announced so far to all Upper Grand DSB families.

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No additional board-wide survey, reorganization in elementary schools

Posted January 12, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to inform all elementary school families that there will be no additional “intent to change learning modes” survey for elementary students. What this means is that there will not be another board-wide reorganization in elementary schools at this time.  

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UGDSB and PIC to host virtual parent engagement events in the new year

Posted January 11, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board and Parent Involvement Committee are hosting virtual events for parents/guardians throughout the remainder of the school year.

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Phase 3 January 2021 Chromebook Request : Rockwood Centennial Public School

Posted January 8, 2021

Dear Rockwood families, Please complete the following Phase 3 Chromebook Request Form only if you do not currently have a UGDSB compatible device at home. At this point, we can offer one chromebook per family. Please fill out one from per child/family. Devices will be available for pick ...

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Resource: Mental Health and COVID-19 for Caregivers

Posted January 8, 2021

The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the sense of added responsibility can be stressful. Please see this parent resource for coping strategies to deal with the stress and uncertainty. 

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Public Health officials instruct schools to continue online learning until Jan. 24, 2021

Posted January 7, 2021

Public health officials have instructed all schools within our region to continue online learning until at least Jan. 24, 2021. 

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RCPS Learn From Home (Jan 4-8) Daily Principal Morning Announcements

Posted January 5, 2021

Dear Students and Parents, Your teachers have been and will be sharing my daily messages with you in your Google classroom each morning. Here is the link if you wish to view it here. RCPS Principal's Morning Announcements Have a great week of learn from home! Mr. Cutz

UGDSB Before and/or After School Program (BASP) Survey for Parents/Guardians of Students in JK to Grade 5

Posted January 5, 2021

UGDSB Before and/or After School Program (BASP) Survey for Parents/Guardians of Students in JK to Grade 5

Dear Parents/Guardians:   

Starting January 5, 2021, a Before and/or After School Program ( ...

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#UGUmbrella – This January we are looking at self-compassion 

Posted January 5, 2021

It’s safe to say that we can often be our own worst critic and because of this, this January we are looking at self-compassion. Self-compassion is the care we offer ourselves when we make mistakes, embarrass ourselves, or come short of a goal we were hoping to achieve. It’s about being kind to yourself even when things don’t go as planned. Learn more about self-compassion on the UGDSB website. 

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Phase 2 Chromebook Request Form

Posted January 4, 2021

Dear Rockwood families, Please complete the following Phase 2 Chromebook Request Form by Thursday, January 7th at 9PM only if you do not currently have a UGDSB compatible device at home. Please fill out one form per child. Devices will be available for pick up from Tuesday, January ...

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UGDSB Kindergarten registration runs January 5-22, 2021 

Posted January 4, 2021

Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2021 will take place between January 5-22, 2021. 

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Reminder & Update! Chromebook Request Form for RCPS Students

Posted January 3, 2021

Dear Rockwood families, This is a reminder to please complete the following Chromebook Request Form by Sunday, January 3rd  by 9 PM only if you do not currently have a UGDSB compatible device at home. We will be prioritizing one device per family to start in January. ...

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UPDATE: Information about inappropriate emails

Posted January 1, 2021

The following is an update on addressing the mass distribution of inappropriate emails from New Year’s Eve.

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January 2021 Chromebook Request : Rockwood Centennial PS

Posted December 28, 2020

Dear Rockwood families, Please complete the following Chromebook Request Form by Sunday, January 3rd only if you do not currently have a UGDSB compatible device at home. We will be prioritizing one device per family to start in January. Additional devices will be made available after we ...

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Information for students/parents about temporary remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021

Posted December 28, 2020

As communicated last week, the provincial government has directed schools in Ontario to move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. All UGDSB elementary and secondary students will begin the new year working remotely, with the exception of DD classes (please see below for further details). UGDSB elementary schools will participate in remote ...

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Information about in-person learning for students in DD classes

Posted December 28, 2020

As you know, the message from the Minister of Education is that elementary and secondary school students province-wide will participate in remote learning from January 4-8 (elementary) and January 4-22 (secondary). In-person instruction will not be permitted during this period. However, school boards have been required to make provisions for in-person ...

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COVID-19 exposure at RCPS (Dec 23rd, 2020)

Posted December 23, 2020

Dear Rockwood Centennial Public School Families, Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has recently investigated a COVID-19 exposure in our school community.  They have determined that this case does not create any risk to other students or the public beyond the general community risk.  No classes will be closed in this situation. Our building ...

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