News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Happy family day weekend!

Posted February 16, 2024

Feb 16, 2024 Good afternoon Rockwood families, We had a wonderful Move-a-thon on Wednesday and we raised $5,476.58 as a school which is beyond our goal! Thank you parents and families for your continued support of our fundraisers! The students had a great time moving and grooving to the music! A special thank ...

Provide your input on the 2024-25 School Year Calendars

Posted February 15, 2024

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking feedback on the proposed 2024-2025 school year calendars.

Each year, the UGDSB’s School Year Calendar Committee submits draft calendars for the upcoming school year to the Ministry. Once ...

Feb 5th Parent Update

Posted February 5, 2024

Feb 5th Update: Hello Rockwood families, I hope you enjoyed the weekend and sunshine! Staff have been busy working on report cards and they will be available on the portal on Feb 15th. CYC Update: Congratulations to Mrs. Smith our Child and Youth Counsellor (CYC) who had her baby! We welcome Ms. Speers, ...

Remote Learning Pre-Registration for the 2024-2025 school year

Posted February 1, 2024

During the 2023-2024 school year, the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), in partnership with Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) worked together to provide remote learning for elementary students. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances.

Jan 29, 2024 Parent Update

Posted January 29, 2024

Jan 29, 2024 Good afternoon RCPS families, We hope this email finds you well and enjoying the sunshine today! Please see the attached newsletter for February. This month we have our upcoming  Black History/Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month, National sweater day, Valentine’s Day, and a Dance-a-thon fundraiser to raise funds for our ...

Professional Activity Day Description – Jan. 26, 2024

Posted January 22, 2024

Elementary Staff will spend the full day on Assessment and Evaluation that includes report card preparation/reporting of student achievement and learning skills, to be communicated with parents/guardians.  

CMHAWW offering 2nd part to Understanding Human Trafficking webinar

Posted January 19, 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, in partnership with the Upper Grand District School Board and several other community partners, is pleased to announce part two of the Understanding Human Trafficking series.

Jan 15, 2024 Update

Posted January 15, 2024

Jan 15, 2024 It's a chilly week ahead so stay warm! Please have children dress well for outdoors. Dressing for the Cold: Every year we get questions on when it is too cold for the students to be outside. There is no real concrete answer. Decisions depend on the amount of wind, ...

Happy New Year 2024!

Posted January 8, 2024

Happy New Year 2024! We hope you enjoyed the holidays with your family. Students settled back into their classroom routines today. Tomorrow is our NEW JK registration for any families that need to register their child.  Please see the Kindergarten registration link and information: https://www.ugdsb.ca/kindergarten/  The Upper Grand District School Board Before ...

Dec 18th Parent update

Posted December 18, 2023

Dec 18, 2023 Good after Rockwood families, It is hard to believe we are in our final week before the holidays! We have a busy week ahead with our concert practices. Tuesday, Dec 19-We have our Daytime Winter Concert at 9am in the gymnasium featuring music classes from Grade 1-6. Tuesday, Dec 19-We have our ...
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