Newsletter

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 there were people who …

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OCTOBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

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 efforts in developing themselves …

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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 you have had a …

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JUNE 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted June 5, 2019

JUNE 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Library: All library books are due back June 14.  If your son or daughter has an overdue library book, they will receive notice to pay a fine.  If you locate the book, simply return it and there will not be a fee. If …

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PRINCIPAL’S JUNE  2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Posted June 5, 2019

PRINCIPAL’S JUNE  2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I want to begin by congratulating Mr. Beilhartz who will be retiring from an over 30 year career in education at the end of June. While I’m sad that I won’t get to work with him every day and I know our staff …

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MAY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted May 3, 2019

MAY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE
Grade 8 Baby Pictures:  Mrs. Soper is collecting baby pictures for the graduation slideshow.  Please email a clear baby picture (.jpg file type) with the subject line:  Baby Photo of __________________  (full name of your son or daughter as you want …

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PRINCIPAL’S MAY 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Posted May 3, 2019

PRINCIPAL’S MAY 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Dear Parents/Guardians,

It seems that many people were ready to see April 2019 finish. When I look out the window and see the gorgeous blue sky and people walking about in light clothing, it really is strange to think that just a few weeks ago, we were …

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PRINCIPAL’S APRIL 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Posted March 30, 2019

PRINCIPAL’S APRIL 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE
Dear Parents/Guardians,

We hope our students and their families enjoyed either a restful or an active March Break. Despite the month of March passing by quickly it was filled with many enriching experiences. Our Grade 7 & Grade 8 Concert Bands performed wonderfully and to …

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APRIL 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted March 30, 2019

APRIL 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE
Grade 8 Baby Pictures:  Mrs. Soper is collecting baby pictures for the graduation slideshow.  Please email a clear baby picture (.jpg file type) with the subject line:  Baby Photo of __________________  (full name of your son or daughter as you want …

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PRINCIPAL’S MARCH 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Posted March 3, 2019

PRINCIPAL’S MARCH 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE
Dear Parents/Guardians,

Once again, the month of February has passed by quickly and with some more heavy punches from Old Man Winter! We’ve had several bus cancellation days and a total of four system shutdowns due to inclement weather since the start of 2019. Thank …

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MARCH 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted March 1, 2019

MARCH 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE
Grade 8 Baby Pictures:  

Mrs. Soper is collecting baby pictures for the graduation slideshow.  Please email a clear baby picture (.jpg file type) with the subject line:  Baby Photo of __________________  (full name of your son or daughter as you want displayed in …

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PRINCIPAL’S FEBRUARY 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Posted February 4, 2019

PRINCIPAL’S FEBRUARY 2019 MONTHLY MESSAGE
Dear Parents/Guardians,

The month of January has passed by quickly and not without some heavy hits from Old Man Winter! We’ve had three bus cancellation days and one system shutdown due to inclement weather since the start of 2019. Please check the school and board …

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FEBRUARY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted February 4, 2019

FEBRUARY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE
Grade 8 Baby Pictures:  Mrs. Soper is collecting baby pictures for the graduation slideshow.  Please email a clear baby picture (.jpg file type) with the subject line:  Baby Photo of __________________  (full name of your son or daughter as you want displayed in …

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 Video Surveillance System at RCPS

Posted February 1, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Cameras were installed in the month of January and are now functioning.  These cameras will 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 there are stickers on our school doors indicating that there is video …

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Days of Significance February 2019 – Equity & Inclusion

Posted February 1, 2019

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!

If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Mr. Cutz. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love to hear from you.

Days of …

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National Sweater Day on February 7th!

Posted February 1, 2019

Celebrate National Sweater Day on February 7th!
National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter. Heating accounts for 80% of residential energy use in Canada. If all Canadians lowered their thermostats by just 2 degrees Celsius this winter, it would reduce greenhouse …

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Tips for Engaging Your Child in Science at Home!

Posted February 1, 2019

Engaging Your Child in Science at Home!

As parents we have the wonderful opportunity and responsibility for nurturing our children’s growth.  Parents play a key role in the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their child. As parents we can usually find time to read a story to our children, thereby instilling a love of …

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JANUARY HIGHLIGHTS & REMINDERS AT A GLANCE

Posted January 11, 2019

JANUARY HIGHLIGHTS & REMINDERS AT A GLANCE
Kindergarten Registration

For the 2019-2020 school year (registration will begin January 8th, 2019):

Children who were born in 2015 may attend Junior Kindergarten (JK).
Children who were born in 2014 may attend Senior Kindergarten (SK).

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Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet

Posted January 11, 2019

Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet
“There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050” Dame Ellen MacArthur

JANUARY is the time to carry out your Eco Resolutions!                                                   

It’s a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change. For example, …

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Talking About Mental Health January 2019 – Getting Outdoors

Posted January 11, 2019

Talking About Mental Health January 2019 – Getting Outdoors

Did you know that taking a 20 minute walk can boost your memory and brain power? Getting outside reduces stress, improves sleep and creates feelings of liveliness and energy. Even in the cold weather it is important to find time to get outdoors – …

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