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OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario: http://www.osstf.on.ca/news/mr-dec-06-2019.aspx

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check www.ugdsb.ca/labour for updates.

DECEMBER 2019 PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE

Posted December 3, 2019

DECEMBER 2019 PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE Dear Parents/Guardians, Progress reports went home two weeks ago and interviews took place last 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 ...

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Rescheduled High School Transition Info Night & Grade 8 Camp Trip Info Night

Posted December 3, 2019

Due to the Labour Disruption on Wednesday, Dec 4th we will reschedule the High School Transition Info Night & Grade 8 Camp Trip Info Night to a later date and we will inform you as soon as possible. There will not be any information ...

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DECEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted December 2, 2019

DECEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE Grade 8 Trip: There will be an information night for parents and students on Wednesday, December 4th at 7 pm in the Gym. Our camp trip will take place from Monday, June 15th to Wednesday, June 17th. The cost ...

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RCPS Holiday Concert Series

Posted November 27, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, Below is a basic schedule for the upcoming December Holiday Concert Series in the school gymnasium: Tuesday, December 17th at 2 PM > Grade 7 & Grade 8 Band & Intermediate Choir Showcase Wednesday, December 18th at 9 AM > Grades 1-8 (Including the intermediate bands and choirs) Please join us for ...

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5 Days of Giving Annual Food Drive

Posted November 26, 2019

5 Days of Giving Annual Food Drive We will be hosting our annual food drive, beginning Monday December 9th until Friday December 13th.  Each year our kindness feeds many families in our community during the holidays. We are always so thankful for your generous donations.  Points are given for ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important Grade 8 Dates

Posted November 18, 2019

Important Grade 8 Dates: Nov.20 IB Info Night (GCVI) 7-8pm Nov.27 Ross Info Night 6-9pm Nov.28 Grade 8s visit College Heights (Tech Day) Dec.4 High School Info Night/Grade 8 Trip info 6-8pm

2nd Food Order Segment

Posted November 15, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, our 2nd Food Order Segment is now available via Cash-online and closes on Nov 21st.

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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NOVEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted November 6, 2019

NOVEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE Fundraising Updates: A big thank you to our School Council and this community for making our two major fundraisers such a success. The MacMillan’s orders and the Spook-a-thon pledges and prizes brought in a little over $5,000 which will go to supplementing or ...

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November Principal’s Message 2019

Posted November 6, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, Progress reports will be arriving home on November 20th. These reports do not contain marks and are a mid-term check-in. We hope that they will help you and your child have a discussion about what they are doing well at in their schooling ...

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WHY Survey for Parents

Posted November 5, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, As part of the WHY Survey initiative described in the post below, parents and guardians are also encouraged to fill out the following survey link is.gd/whyparent  The survey closes on Nov 15th. Students will complete the survey starting on November 11th.  

Intermediate Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted November 5, 2019

Intermediate Parent-Teacher Interviews Thursday, November 28th  (3:15 pm – 7:00 pm) Friday, November 29th (8:45 am – 3:00 pm)   Bookings for Parent-Teacher Interviews will now be completed on-line.  The site will be open on Monday, November 18th, and will remain open until Wednesday, November 27th at 3:00pm.  ...

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Well-Being and Health Youth Survey – Parent Information (WHY Survey)

Posted November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019 Dear Parent or Guardian, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked to complete this survey. Completion of the survey is not required for your child’s schooling and ...

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Junior French Classes Giving Back in November

Posted October 30, 2019

Chères Familles:

Bonjour!  During the rest of October and the month of November, all of our Junior French classes will have the opportunity to participate in preparing the  Royal City Mission Winter Survival Kits again this year.  It is a community outreach project  with our French classes where they ...

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Photo Retake Day Nov 19

Posted October 25, 2019

Our Photo Retake Day will be on Tuesday, November 19th.

Halloween Guidelines at RCPS

Posted October 24, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, On Thursday, October 31, our school and classes will/may participate in the Spook-a-thon,  a costume parade and class parties to celebrate Halloween. On this day, students may come to school in costume if they will be comfortable for the day unless the classroom teacher ...

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Grade 7 Adolescent Health and Informed Choices workshops with EWFHT

Posted October 24, 2019

Dear Grade 7 Parents/Guardians, We would like to let you know about a learning opportunity that has come available to the grade 7 students at Rockwood Centennial Public School in collaboration with the East Wellington Family Health Team. Local physician, Dr. Rabia Khan (MD, CCFP, Lead Physician, ...

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Photo Retake Day TBD

Posted October 23, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, A photo retake day has still not been communicated to us by the photography company despite the many attempts we've made to schedule one. As soon as we hear back from the company we will notify you. Thank you for your patience.

Surveillance Cameras at RCPS

Posted October 17, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, We want to remind you that we have surveillance cameras on the school premises. These cameras act as deterrents to those thinking about damaging our school property as well as evidence in case we need to investigate any issues. You will notice ...

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