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Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families: 

Community Involvement Hours information for grade 8 and high school students

Posted June 10, 2020

As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.

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Report Card Pick Up Day & Borrowed Chromebooks(June 24th)

Posted June 10, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, We wanted to let you know ahead of time so you can make arrangements to pick up your child’s report card and any other remaining items. Our report card pick up day will be on Wednesday June 24th from 9AM to 4PM. We ...

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Week 10 Learn from Home (June 8th) Principal’s Weekly Message to Students

Posted June 8, 2020

Dear Students, Your teachers have shared my weekly message with you in your Google classroom. Here is the link if you wish to view it here. https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/rcpslearnfromhome/principals-announcements The trivia prize winner will be announced next week! Mr. Cutz

Summer School Grades 6-9

Posted June 5, 2020

Dear Parents & Guardians, If you are interested in summer school programs we ask that you view this attachment and consider which program may be a good fit for your child. If you are interested to see if your child is eligible (i.e. in some cases students need to be getting ...

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Grade 8 Graduation 2020 Plans

Posted June 5, 2020

Dear Grade 8 Parents and Guardians, Please be assured that the committee is still working hard on something special to acknowledge our Class of 2020. And we still have plans in place for a celebration in the fall when gathering restriction numbers are lifted. All money ...

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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REMINDER! Personal Belongings Pick Up Instructions for June 4, 2020

Posted June 3, 2020

Screenshot 2020 06 03 At 3.33.09 PM Dear Parents and Guardians, We have been given permission to allow parents/guardians into the school to pick up their child(ren)’s belongings on Thursday, June 4th, 2020. Normally, this would be a straightforward process; however, special measures have been ...

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Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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Week 9 Learn From Home Principal’s & Staff’s Message to Students (June 1st, 2020)

Posted June 1, 2020

Dear Students, Your teachers have shared OUR SPECIAL video message with you in your Google classroom. Here is the link if you wish to view it here. https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/rcpslearnfromhome/principals-announcements Thank you to Mrs. McCabe for putting this video together. We've got this Renegades! Mr. Cutz

Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VIQDygCIq0 For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

Update on school-based immunization programs

Posted May 28, 2020

As the province of Ontario has announced extended school closures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, school-based vaccine programs were also suspended.

The health of your children is very important. At this time, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health ...

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RCPS Personal Belongings Pick Up Instructions for June 4, 2020

Posted May 26, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, We have been given permission to allow parents/guardians into the school to pick up their child(ren)’s belongings on Thursday, June 4th, 2020. Normally, this would be a straightforward process; however, special measures have been put in place to help keep our community safe.  This plan was developed ...

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Week 8 Learn from Home (May 25th) Principal’s Weekly Message to Students

Posted May 25, 2020

Dear Students, Your teachers have shared my weekly message with you in your Google classroom. Here is the link if you wish to view it here. https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/rcpslearnfromhome/principals-announcements Have a great week and enjoy the summer like weather! Mr. Cutz

Three Updates to Messages sent on Friday May 22 (Synchronous Learning, Gr 7 & 8 Immunizations, Pick Up of Personal Belongings)

Posted May 24, 2020

Dear parents and guardians, Please read three important updates below in red from this past Friday messages.  First, our teachers have added office hours to their menu of synchronous or real-time teaching methods. Please read their message in the Google Classroom or on the School Website ...

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Specific plan to pick up student belongings to be communicated next week

Posted May 22, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, We are currently developing a plan for the pick of students’ personal belongings to occur likely in the middle of the week of June 1st. We will communicate the specific process steps, safety guidelines, the date and times early next week  via a phone call ...

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Synchronous Learning Enhancement at RCPS

Posted May 22, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please view the letters below provided by each division that explains the enhancements to synchronous (real-time) learning that we've added to our distance learning program. These letters were shared (or will be shared shortly) with parents and students via email and/or Google Classroom.  Primary Division > ...

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Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to ...

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Letter from the Minister of Education (May 19, 2020)

Posted May 19, 2020

Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.

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