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WELCOME ROYALS to the upcoming 2018/2019 School Year

Posted August 22, 2018


GRADE 9 Student Orientation Day – Wednesday, August 29th 2018   8:00 am -2:00 pm

Grade 9 Orientation

GRADE 10, 11 and 12 Student Orientation Day – Wednesday, August 29th 2018  – NEW TIME – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Pickup your timetable
Return any outstanding materials or books owing
Get your photo taken for student …

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical & Allergy Communication

Posted August 22, 2018

LifeThreatening Medical And Allergy Communication

Smoke-Free & Vape-Free School Environment Communication

Posted August 22, 2018

Smoke And Vape Free Communication

Edge Imaging Photo Package

Posted August 21, 2018

Please see the attached electronic version of the Photo Package. Edge Imaging Photo Package

International Student hosting opportunity

Posted July 4, 2018

MLI is looking for host families for Japanese students visiting in October and November for 1 week. Call 1-888-623-6216 or visit for more information.

Report Card page 3 Reference Chart

Posted July 4, 2018

Report Card Reference Chart

Information regarding Activity Fee

Posted June 1, 2018

John F. Ross provides a wide range of extra-curricular activities through Student Council, Arts Council and Athletic Council. Our annual student activity fee supports these activities and will remain at $35.00 for the school year 2018-2019 for students wishing to participate in these activities. Any Royals for whom the fee creates a financial burden should approach their Staff Supervisor or Administration for support.*Families with 3 or more Royals will …

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Opportunities to Host International Students

Posted May 31, 2018

Are you and your family interested in hosting an International Student for the next 2018-2019 school year? If so, Red Leaf Student Program is looking for you! Please contact the link below for more information

Information from Public Health

Posted April 5, 2018

Free dental care for children age 17 and under
If you can’t afford dental care, Public Health has free services for your children.  At our dental clinics, we help children prevent cavities and disease. We also make sure that children with cavities and other urgent problems get the treatment they need.

For more information about our dental services, call our Dental Line at 1-800-265-7293 ext. 2661 or visit

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OSSLT Literacy Test – Wednesday, March 27th 2019

Posted March 29, 2018

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be written by all Grade 10 students and re-writers on Wednesday, March 27th during the morning.  Students must score 75% on the test in order to be considered successful, and in order to earn a high school diploma.  There will be a special timetable for the day for Grades 9 and 10 students.  Grades 11 and 12 students will not be …

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DELF 2018

Posted February 5, 2018

Please select the following link for more information on DELF 2018 DELF Brochure

YouthTALK aims to smash the stigma around mental health in Guelph schools

Posted December 21, 2017

YouthTALK is an initiative through the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) that was created in 2004.  YouthTALK is in six schools around the Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin area and promotes mental health awareness and suicide prevention with initiatives and projects.  See the following link for more information:

Information for Parents on myBlueprint

Posted December 7, 2017

Information for Parents on myBlueprint:

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Big News For Rockwood and Area Students

Posted November 30, 2017

A late bus will start on Monday, December 4, 2017.  The departure time is currently set as 5:15pm and the drop-off location is Rockwood Centennial Public School.

The Advanced Placement Program

Posted September 12, 2017

The Advance Placement Program allows strong high school students the opportunity to prepare independently to write a formal examination that could count as a credit at many Canadian Universities or American Colleges. AP examinations are often a requirement for admission to American Schools along with the SATs. For more information, visit:

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