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Nov 27, 2023

Posted November 27, 2023

Nov 27, 2023

Dear Rockwood families,

Looks like the winter weather has approached! Please ensure your children come with the winter gear they need for outdoor recesses.

Equity Discussion Invitation: We hope this letter finds you well. We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to an upcoming event that promises to be both enlightening and impactful …

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Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, and school staff about youth health and well-being. These surveys will identify issues that could …

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Weekly Update Nov 13, 2023

Posted November 13, 2023

 

Weekly Update Nov 13, 2023

We hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Happy Diwali to all families who celebrate! Students in our student voice club shared an announcement on Diwali this morning! Today is world kindness day and classes will be looking at how to foster kindness in the classroom and school community. 

Inclement Weather/Bus Cancellations: 

As …

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It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.

BUS DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS:

In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff who can get there safely.

If parents/guardians do not feel it is safe to bring their …

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Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Posted November 7, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023

Length: Full Day

Topics:

Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews
Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops
Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules

Description: 

Elementary Staff will spend the full day communicating with parents/guardians about student progress after the Progress Reports go …

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November updates and newsletter

Posted October 30, 2023

Oct 30, 2023

I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Please see the attached November newsletter highlighting many exciting events, activities and opportunities for our students.RCPS 2023 November Newsletter

Happy Halloween Eve! We look forward to having a fun day with school appropriate costumes including no masks or weapons. Please ensure you inform your child’s …

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Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (www.ugdsb.on.ca/board/policy).

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Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past weekend. We acknowledge this is a particularly devastating time for UGDSB students, staff and families …

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Weekly update Oct 6th

Posted October 9, 2023

Happy Friday! Here are some updates for this month:

Halloween Oct 31st: Our school will be celebrating Halloween and students are welcome to wear a costume or black and orange. We ask that parents carefully consider the costumes their children wear to school. If students choose to wear a costume they should come to school …

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Professional Activity Day Description – Oct. 27, 2023

Posted October 5, 2023

Date: October 27, 2023

Length: Full Day

Topic 1: AM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules

Description: Staff will spend the morning completing mandatory Workplace Violence Prevention Training on the board’s Online Learning Platform. This is self-directed learning made of online modules for staff to work through independently.

Topic 2: PM – Progress Reports

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): Independent …

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