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

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 ...

Dec 15 Update

Posted December 15, 2023

Dec 15, 2023 Happy Friday! Please see the following update: Food Drive: Thank you to the RCPS families for all of their generous donations to our local food drive! We have gathered so many items to support families in need. We will be accepting donations until Monday and appreciate all contributions! Concerts: Seasons ...

December/January newsletter

Posted December 11, 2023

Please see the attached newsletter highlighting upcoming events and initiatives. _RCPS 2023 December_Jan Newsletter  

Kindergarten Registration is fast approaching – Here’s what you need to know

Posted December 4, 2023

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens January 9, 2024. The French Immersion on-time application window for registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from January 9 to January 26 at 4:00 pm.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Updated November 10, 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 ...

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 ...
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