News & Announcements

Schedule for March 21, 2019

Posted March 21, 2019

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  


Posted March 4, 2019

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!!

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Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted March 4, 2019

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  

DELF 2019

Posted February 22, 2019

Please select the following link for more information DELF 2019

Semester 1 Final Report Cards

Posted February 14, 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  

Literacy Test Preparation Program (Pass The Test)

Posted February 7, 2019


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 …

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Weather Forecast for Wednesday

Posted February 5, 2019

Due to inclement weather and freezing rain in the forecast for Wednesday, we are reminding all UGDSB families to please check the board website (, Twitter Account or Facebook page on Wednesday morning for the status of school closures. Local radio stations will broadcast any school closures as well.

Updated John F Ross Schedule

Posted January 31, 2019

The following is the new schedule:

  • Fri. Feb. 1 – Day 4 of Exams
  • Mon. Feb. 4 – Day 5 of Exams
  • Tues. Feb. 5 – PA Day
  • Wed. Feb. 6 – 1st day of Semester 2

Late Rockwood Bus cancelled for January 28th

Posted January 28, 2019

Please be advised that due to pending inclement weather, the late Rockwood Bus will be cancelled for Monday January 28th 2019.  An announcement will be made after exams to inform students.

Welcome Back Royals!

Posted January 7, 2019

Please start the New Year off as good neighbours - use the designated cross walks and obey the parking signs in the school area.  


Fall Highlights from around the UGDSB

Posted December 19, 2018

Communications Newletter

Public Health Immunization

Posted December 19, 2018

If Public Health has sent you a letter regarding immunizations please refer to the below notice Immunization Information

John F. Ross CVI students launch annual FROSTY fundraiser

Posted December 12, 2018

Check out our article on FROSTY 2018

Midterm Report Cards

Posted November 26, 2018

Midterm Report are being distributed November 26th 2018 to students.   The Reference Chart from Page 2 is available in the attachment below for your information.   Our PDF version is saving 2000 pieces of paper for the environment!   Midterm Report Reference Chart    

Graduation Photos

Posted November 26, 2018

Please refer to the attached document for information regarding Graduation Photos November 26th -November 29th 2018   

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