News & Announcements


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and closes on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm. Pre-register online at

DAILY SCHOOL ABSENCE REPORT: The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program

Posted January 12, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to continuing to offer the Erin Public School Remote Program for the 2023-2024 school year. This program is an option for elementary students only. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances. The decision families make about remote learning vs. in-person learning for 2023-2024 will be for the entire school year, as movement between learning modes during the school year can cause disruptions for students, families, and classrooms.

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The UGDSB Before and/or After School Program (BASP) Survey goes live January 10, 2023

Posted January 10, 2023

Guelph, ON — Our Before and/or After School Program (BASP) survey will be opened for parents/guardians starting on January 10, 2023. 

The survey is intended to gather information about the number of children who need before and/or after school care for September 2023 at schools that do not currently offer a BASP. 


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Happy New Year! Welcome back Jan 9th update

Posted January 9, 2023

Good morning Rockwood families, Happy New Year/Bonne Annee! I hope you had a wonderful and restful break and wish you a fantastic year ahead in 2023! Here are some updates for this week. Parking: Note from Township   Local parking enforcement have restricted parking near Rockwood Centennial. Attached is a map of the streets and parking restrictions in ...

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Dec 19th weekly update

Posted December 19, 2022

Good morning Rockwood families, Food drive items will be accepted Monday due to the no bus day. Thank you for your donations and we are so pleased to see that we will be able to support many families in need. We do have an offer from Everton Culinary Catering, a parent in ...

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Dec 15, 22

Posted December 15, 2022

Dec 15, 2022 Good afternoon Rockwood families, Holiday Concerts: We have our Day concert planned for tomorrow at 9:00 am weather permitting.  If there are no buses or inclement weather, we will be rescheduling our Day Concert to Monday, Dec 19th at 9:00am. Our evening concert is also scheduled on Monday at 7:00pm. Students ...

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Dec 14th update

Posted December 14, 2022

Good afternoon Rockwood families, Holiday Concerts: Due to inclement weather anticipated for tomorrow, we will be rescheduling our Evening Concert to Monday, Dec 19th at 7:00pm. We want to ensure that we enjoy the concert without worrying about weather concerns. Please check the board website in case of a system shutdown or bus cancellations Our ...

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Weekly Update Dec 6th

Posted December 6, 2022

Good morning Rockwood families, We have an amazing opportunity for students aged 8-12 to participate in a virtual afterschool Stress Busters camp.  Please see the attached flyer. UGDSB SB After School Program Flyer.pdf Volunteer New Policy Update: Thank you for expressing an interest in volunteering at Rockwood Centennial Public School. There have ...

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December newsletter and updates

Posted December 1, 2022

Good afternoon Parents, I hope you are staying warm as it is a colder day today! December weather is upon us. Please see the attached December newsletter highlighting all of the upcoming activities and our Winter evening concert on Dec 15th at 7:00pm. Please note the time change as Harris Mill also ...

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Nov 28th weekly update

Posted November 28, 2022

Good morning Rockwood families, I hope you had a chance to meet your child's teacher to discuss their progress including strengths and areas for improvement. Please contact your child's teacher if you were unable to attend this past week to set up a time for an interview. Tues. November 29-We have the Ross ...

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Nov 23rd update

Posted November 23, 2022

Reminders:  This is a reminder that the system to book parent teacher interviews closes this evening, Wednesday Nov 23rd at 10pm. Please refer to the information linked to set up an interview:  Interviews are scheduled for tomorrow Nov 24th in the evening and Friday Nov 25th PA Day-there is no school for students. Report cards are available ...

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Nov 21st Weekly Update

Posted November 21, 2022

Good afternoon Rockwood families, I hope you had a great weekend! Great news to hear that the strike is off. Follow updates at We have our Gr. 8 students attending College Heights tomorrow Tues Nov 22nd in the afternoon. We are also planning a school spirit day tomorrow so student can come dressed in ...

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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days. Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more. LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES **A reminder ...

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Labour update/Progress Reports/Parent Teacher Interviews/Spirit Wear

Posted November 17, 2022

Good afternoon Rockwood families, Please continue to follow updates on the board website regarding labour updates at A reminder that today, report cards will be available for parents to download from the parent portal. Please use the following link for more information: If for some reason, you are unable to access the portal and require a ...

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Nov 15 Weekly Update

Posted November 15, 2022

Good afternoon Rockwood families, It looks like winter is suddenly upon us! Please send students in outdoor gear so they are warm for the outdoor recesses including boots and indoor shoes for gym. If support is needed for outdoor clothing, please contact the school. On Nov 17th, report cards will be available for parents ...

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Nov 11th update

Posted November 11, 2022

Remembrance Day: Thank you parents who were able to attend our Remembrance Day assembly this morning, or attend the cenotaph. Our students did an outstanding job contributing to our services and we appreciate their respectful approach. Thanks to Mrs. McDougall for organizing the Gr 1-5 assembly and Mme Chaves for ...

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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario ...

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Weekly Update Nov 7-11

Posted November 7, 2022

Weekly Update Nov 7-11 Labour Update: Due to the expected resumption of provincial negotiations between CUPE and the province, CUPE employees will be back at schools effective Tuesday November 8th. As such, there will be NO shift to remote learning in the UGDSB this week. All schools will remain open to students for ...

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update Nov 3rd

Posted November 3, 2022

Good morning, The UGDSB continues to monitor the provincial negotiations closely and provides UGDSB families with regular updates on the Board website Should there be a withdrawal of services by CUPE staff on Friday, we will do our best to keep UGDSB schools and programs open. Rockwood Centennial has a contracted ...

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November updates

Posted November 1, 2022

Please see the attached November newsletter for updates on upcoming events and activities this month including our Remembrance Day assembly, Social Media workshop on November 8th, progress reports and parent teacher interviews and anti-bullying initiatives as well. RCPS 2022 November Newsletter Picture proofs from Lifetouch have come home and retake ...

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Oct 26th Update

Posted October 26, 2022

Good morning Rockwood families, We wish all families that celebrate Diwali, a Happy Diwali! Today, Wed. Oct 26th, our Intermediate soccer team will be going to Fergus for a soccer tournament. Go Rockwood Renegades! GUELPH STORM CHOIR FRI OCT 28th From Mrs. McCabe and Mme Rafalowski What an awesome choir and a fantastic group ...

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