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ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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NOVEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted November 6, 2019

NOVEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE Fundraising Updates: A big thank you to our School Council and this community for making our two major fundraisers such a success. The MacMillan’s orders and the Spook-a-thon pledges and prizes brought in a little over $5,000 which will go to supplementing or ...

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November Principal’s Message 2019

Posted November 6, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, Progress reports will be arriving home on November 20th. These reports do not contain marks and are a mid-term check-in. We hope that they will help you and your child have a discussion about what they are doing well at in their schooling ...

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WHY Survey for Parents

Posted November 5, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, As part of the WHY Survey initiative described in the post below, parents and guardians are also encouraged to fill out the following survey link is.gd/whyparent  The survey closes on Nov 15th. Students will complete the survey starting on November 11th.  

Intermediate Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted November 5, 2019

Intermediate Parent-Teacher Interviews Thursday, November 28th  (3:15 pm – 7:00 pm) Friday, November 29th (8:45 am – 3:00 pm)   Bookings for Parent-Teacher Interviews will now be completed on-line.  The site will be open on Monday, November 18th, and will remain open until Wednesday, November 27th at 3:00pm.  ...

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Well-Being and Health Youth Survey – Parent Information (WHY Survey)

Posted November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019 Dear Parent or Guardian, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked to complete this survey. Completion of the survey is not required for your child’s schooling and ...

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Junior French Classes Giving Back in November

Posted October 30, 2019

Chères Familles:

Bonjour!  During the rest of October and the month of November, all of our Junior French classes will have the opportunity to participate in preparing the  Royal City Mission Winter Survival Kits again this year.  It is a community outreach project  with our French classes where they ...

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Photo Retake Day Nov 19

Posted October 25, 2019

Our Photo Retake Day will be on Tuesday, November 19th.

Halloween Guidelines at RCPS

Posted October 24, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, On Thursday, October 31, our school and classes will/may participate in the Spook-a-thon,  a costume parade and class parties to celebrate Halloween. On this day, students may come to school in costume if they will be comfortable for the day unless the classroom teacher ...

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Grade 7 Adolescent Health and Informed Choices workshops with EWFHT

Posted October 24, 2019

Dear Grade 7 Parents/Guardians, We would like to let you know about a learning opportunity that has come available to the grade 7 students at Rockwood Centennial Public School in collaboration with the East Wellington Family Health Team. Local physician, Dr. Rabia Khan (MD, CCFP, Lead Physician, ...

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Photo Retake Day TBD

Posted October 23, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, A photo retake day has still not been communicated to us by the photography company despite the many attempts we've made to schedule one. As soon as we hear back from the company we will notify you. Thank you for your patience.

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 olivier.cutz@ugdsb.on.ca . 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

  SPOOK-A-THON!!

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 www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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