Happy New Year! Welcome back Jan 9th update

Posted January 9, 2023

Good morning Rockwood families,

Happy New Year/Bonne Annee! I hope you had a wonderful and restful break and wish you a fantastic year ahead in 2023! Here are some updates for this week.

Parking: Note from Township 

 Local parking enforcement have restricted parking near Rockwood Centennial. Attached is a map of the streets and parking restrictions in the area near the school. Schedule B Rockwood Centennial PS Parking Restrictions 1 Copy

Please note that the blue dotted lines for the Kiss and Ride area are signed as No Parking 8 AM – 9 AM and 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Parents are permitted to only momentarily stop there if their child is waiting for them, pick them and leave. Vehicles are not permitted to idle and park waiting for their designated party at this location.

We encourage all parents to park in the area with the green dotted lines Mary St and Guelph St.  Parking enforcement will be on-site issuing warnings during the first week, and Parking Penalty Notices for any vehicle that is observed parked in this area and not actively engaged in loading or unloading passengers.  Thank you very much for all your help.

Help Needed: Subs

School Council is in need of Parent help with handing out subs on Wednesdays  from 12:30-12:50 if you are available, please email contact  Bianca Chambers at [email protected]

Pizza and milk for the new term starts this week.

School Council Virtual meeting Wed Jan 11th 6:30-7:30

Parents are invited to attend a virtual school council meeting this week. Please email our School Council chair Bianca Chambers at [email protected] if you would like to attend and be sent the link.

Gr 8 Parent information sessions:

John F Ross will be visiting with Grade 8 students this Thursday, Jan 12th from 1:45-2:45 at the school to discuss course selection and information about Ross.

The grade 8 John F Ross parent night is this week — Tuesday, January 10th from 6 to 8 pm. The schedule is below. Due to gym repair, we have moved the club fair to the cafeteria and the French Immersion presentation to the library.

6:00 to 7:00 – Department Drop-Ins and Club Fair
6:00 to 6:20 – French Immersion Presentation in the Library

7:00 to 8:00 – Grade 9 Programming Presentation in EL Fox

See the information below regarding the parent information evening for College Heights.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

College Heights SS, Guelph

Please refer to the following link for more information:


JK Registration

UGDSB New Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and closes on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm.


School Spirit Day-Friday Jan 13th-wear school colours (blue and yellow) or your RCPS spirit wear to show your Rockwood pride!

Have a wonderful week!


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