News & Announcements
Join us at Ross on April 24 from 6pm to 9pm for an EPACT Presentation. No registration necessary.
Congratulations to Robert Brookfield, Deb Cuthbert, Dr. Thomas Arthur Heming and Erin Faith Young. See link for more information: https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/john-f-ross-cvi-inducts-4-new-members-to-hall-of-fame/
Ross held another successful Inside Ride event on April 2, raising over $11,500 to support children with cancer. https://www.guelphmercury.com/community-story/9264250-photos-pedal-power-at-guelph-high-school-raises-thousands-of-dollars/
The Ross Creative Media Contest
Ross is hosting a Creative Media Contest that will allow students to showcase their creativity and skills related to visual storytelling. Entries can be in one of two categories: Video or Animation.
Winners can earn cash and prizes!
There will be an information session on April 3, 2019 at 12:00 in Room 203. Bring your lunch and a friend to find out more.
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The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.
This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.
Please see the attached Newsletter from Public Health about Dental Health. April 2019_Public Health School Newsletter Insert For Parents_Elem And Sec
Please click the link below for information regarding an upcoming event about Effective and Impactful School Councils. https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/pic-spring-event-to-focus-on-developing-impactful-school-councils/?platform=hootsuite
The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be written by all Grade 10 students and rewriters on Wednesday, March 27th during the morning. Students must score 75% on the OSSLT in order to earn a high school diploma. There will be a special timetable for the day for Grade 9s and 10s; Grade 11s and 12s will receive independent work for March 27th, and will not be required …
From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.
Period 1 - 9:05-9:58 Period 2 - 9:58 - 10:02 Period 3 - 11:05 - 11:58 Period 4 - 12:02 - 12:55 Dismissal - 12:55
Program name: John F Ross Live Free Goal: $ 3000
Remember, there is a Live Free award for the most online donations!…..which we won the last two years……..
Here is the link, please remember to go to drop down list so that all money comes back to Ross!!
Parent Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, March 21st 2019 The booking system will be open Wednesday, March 6th 2019 @ 5:00pm Please refer to the attachment Parent Teacher Interview Instructions 2019
Semester 1 Final Reports are being distributed February 14th 2019 to students. The Reference Chart from page 3 is available in the attachment below for your information. Our PDF version is saving 2000 pieces of paper for the environment! Page 3 Reference Chart
Please find attached a parent information letter and student registration form for John F. Ross’s Pass The Test Program. This free after-school program helps students to prepare for success on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT), which will be held on March 27th during the morning. During Pass The Test, students practise some OSSLT exercises, and get some individualized feedback regarding their reading and writing skills. If interested …