News & Announcements

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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Spook-a-thon needs your help!

Posted October 15, 2019

Dear parents and guardians, In preparation for our October 31st Spook-a-thon/Dance-a-thon we are asking for donations and help with the following items in the list below. Please contact Principal Cutz at . Prize donations needed: -40 small draw table prizes ranging from ages Jk-8 (lower value from dollar store, Walmart, etc..) [balls,

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RCPS passed on the flush test

Posted October 9, 2019

Dear parents and guardians, The Upper Grand District School Board has been testing for lead in school drinking water since 2007. New provincial testing requirements came into effect July 2017, which increase the amount of sampling that is required. The Ontario drinking water quality standard for lead is 10 micrograms per

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Grade 8 Trip Update

Posted October 9, 2019

Dear Grade 7 & 8 Parents/Guardians, As you are aware we conducted a survey asking students and parents about their thoughts on making changes to the traditional grade 8 trip to Ottawa. Students were surveyed a second time at school using a paper version of the online

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Agendas Grade 1-5 are here!

Posted October 9, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, A partial order arrived for our agendas. Grades 1-5 students received their agendas today. As soon as more agendas arrive then we will be able to hand them out to our Grade 6s. Thank you for your patience!        

Spook-a-thon Oct 31st!

Posted October 8, 2019

Rockwood Centennial Public School

Is excited to announce our


Please encourage your child to participate in our FUNdraiser on October 31st, 2019

Our goal is to raise $5,000 this year to go towards the purchase of technology,

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McMillans Fundraiser Due Oct 15

Posted October 8, 2019

A reminder that our McMillans fundraiser continues this week!   Delicious cookie and muffin batters, frozen appetizers and soups with profits coming back to our school!   Forms are due back Tuesday, October 15th and orders will be delivered on October 30th.  Don’t forget to ask your family and friends!  For any

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RCPS Fall Food Drive

Posted October 4, 2019

We will be collecting perishable food donations to support EWAG as apart of our Fall Food Drive from Oct 7 to Oct 11. Thank you for your support!

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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John F Ross Grade 8 Parent-Student Open House (Nov 27)

Posted October 3, 2019

Grade 8 Parent-Student OPEN House at J F Ross Secondary School  - For parents and students to attend!

Wednesday November 27, 2019. 

 6:00 to 7:30 - Open House:

Parents and students can tour the school and visit departments to learn about programming. There will be a

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October 2019 Principal’s Message

Posted October 1, 2019

October 2019 Principal's Message It was wonderful to see so many of our parents out for our Open House. It was good to say hello to familiar faces and to meet new parents. Although I tried to talk to as many people as possible, I know that

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Posted October 1, 2019

OCTOBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE Grade 7 & 8 Points and Helpers: We are continuing with the School Letter program at RCPS! When students graduate with a “School Letter” they are given a  crest and mention of this achievement as a kudos to their


Intermediate Cross Country

Posted September 29, 2019

Our Grade 7 and 8 students who have chosen to become members of our school Cross Country Team will participate in the area meet on October 3rd.  Rockwood boys will run at 12:45 p.m. and Rockwood girls will run at 1:10 p.m. If you

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Gas leak at Open House

Posted September 26, 2019

Dear parents and guardians, During tonight's Open House a gas leak occurred on a property away and across from the school. The fire department was called and they assessed that the school was safe. Mary Street was blocked off for approximately 45 minutes until the leak was capped. To help with

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EQAO Scores for 2018-2019

Posted September 25, 2019

Congratulations to our students and school team on some excellent achievement and improvement on our EQAO scores! The full report can be accessed here EQAO Report Sept 25 2019 EQAO Grade 3 RCPS 2018 2019

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Grade 8 Trip 2019-2020 Survey (survey closes Sept 26)

Posted September 19, 2019

Dear Parents and Students, Every year our teachers consider volunteering to organize and supervise a special Grade 8 trip. There are many factors that help us to assess whether a trip is feasible from year to year. At RCPS, extended day/overnight grade 8 trips have occurred consecutively for at least the

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Terry Fox Walk/Run Sept 26

Posted September 18, 2019

We are collecting donations for the Terry Fox Foundation. Please support cancer research by sending a donation in with your child, for our Terry Fox Run/Walk, on Thursday, September 26, 2019. This year our school has a goal of raising $2,000.00 or $5 a student. Donations

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Agendas Update

Posted September 11, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Agenda company has sent us an explanation for they delay. The best solution moving forward is that we continue to wait 15-30 days for agendas while the company fills back orders of approximately 400 schools in Canada. We appreciate your cooperation as we wait for our 2019-2020 School

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Reminder! Terry Fox & Open House on Sept 26th

Posted September 11, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please save the date for Sept 26th. Our whole school will participate in the Terry Fox Run in the Conservation so please bring in a twoonie for Terry. Our Open House will take place from 5:30 -7 pm. Come and check out the school and meet your

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September Newsletter 2019-2020

Posted September 9, 2019

*** This Newsletter was sent home originally in hard copy format on the first day of school on Tuesday, September 3rd. FROM THE PRINCIPAL As always, welcome back to everyone. We hope that whether you are a new family to Rockwood Centennial Public School or one returning to us, that

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