News & Announcements

ETFO Feb. 4 & Feb. 6 strikes: All UGDSB elementary schools to close – Secondary schools to remain open

On Tuesday Feb. 4 and Thursday Feb. 6, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to planned one-day ETFO strikes. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools are to remain open to students on these dates and will operate as usual. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

TRANSPORTATION: On Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled. Transportation for secondary students will continue to run.

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.

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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John F Ross Grade 8 Parent-Student Open House (Nov 27)

Posted October 3, 2019

Grade 8 Parent-Student OPEN House at J F Ross Secondary School  - For parents and students to attend!

Wednesday November 27, 2019. 

 6:00 to 7:30 - Open House:

Parents and students can tour the school and visit departments to learn about programming. There will be a ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Intermediate Cross Country

Posted September 29, 2019

Our Grade 7 and 8 students who have chosen to become members of our school Cross Country Team will participate in the area meet on October 3rd.  Rockwood boys will run at 12:45 p.m. and Rockwood girls will run at 1:10 p.m. If you ...

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Gas leak at Open House

Posted September 26, 2019

Dear parents and guardians, During tonight's Open House a gas leak occurred on a property away and across from the school. The fire department was called and they assessed that the school was safe. Mary Street was blocked off for approximately 45 minutes until the leak was capped. To help with ...

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EQAO Scores for 2018-2019

Posted September 25, 2019

Congratulations to our students and school team on some excellent achievement and improvement on our EQAO scores! The full report can be accessed here EQAO Report Sept 25 2019 EQAO Grade 3 RCPS 2018 2019 ...

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Grade 8 Trip 2019-2020 Survey (survey closes Sept 26)

Posted September 19, 2019

Dear Parents and Students, Every year our teachers consider volunteering to organize and supervise a special Grade 8 trip. There are many factors that help us to assess whether a trip is feasible from year to year. At RCPS, extended day/overnight grade 8 trips have occurred consecutively for at least the ...

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Terry Fox Walk/Run Sept 26

Posted September 18, 2019

We are collecting donations for the Terry Fox Foundation. Please support cancer research by sending a donation in with your child, for our Terry Fox Run/Walk, on Thursday, September 26, 2019. This year our school has a goal of raising $2,000.00 or $5 a student. Donations ...

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Agendas Update

Posted September 11, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Agenda company has sent us an explanation for they delay. The best solution moving forward is that we continue to wait 15-30 days for agendas while the company fills back orders of approximately 400 schools in Canada. We appreciate your cooperation as we wait for our 2019-2020 School ...

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Reminder! Terry Fox & Open House on Sept 26th

Posted September 11, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please save the date for Sept 26th. Our whole school will participate in the Terry Fox Run in the Conservation so please bring in a twoonie for Terry. Our Open House will take place from 5:30 -7 pm. Come and check out the school and meet your ...

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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 ...

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Food Programs for 2019-2020

Posted September 6, 2019

Welcome to a new school year at Rockwood Centennial Public School.  We are happy to announce that all Food programs are available https://ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com

Please be sure to complete all orders by September 13th, 2019 as late orders will not be accommodated.

PLEASE PLACE YOUR STUDENTS ORDER ...

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Agendas Delayed

Posted September 4, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, Unfortunately due to problems the agenda company is experiencing our agendas for grades 1-6 have not arrived yet. Once the agendas arrive you will be notified. If you wish to communicate with the teacher feel free to send in a hand written note or contact the school. Thank you ...

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NEW Pedestrian Crossovers located on Main Street South and Alma Street

Posted September 3, 2019

The Township of Guelph/Eramosa is pleased to announce the installation of two NEW Pedestrian Crossovers located on Main Street South and Alma Street in Rockwood. These Pedestrian Crossovers are being funded and installed by the Ministry of Transportation. The Crossovers will replace the existing School Crossings located on Main Street ...

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First Day of School Opening Procedures (Sept 3, 2019)

Posted August 27, 2019

Dear Parents, On our first day of school, September 3rd, 2019, between 8:25 and 8:40 am, we will gather on the tarmac in grade groupings. See the map below to see where your child needs to gather  Each grade homeroom teacher will be standing behind a chair ...

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Grade 8 Graduation 2019

Posted June 26, 2019

Dear Grade 8 Parents, A reminder that our Grade 8 Graduation will be taking place tonight on Wednesday, June 26th. Doors open at 5:30. The ceremony starts at 6 pm. Student pick up is at 10:00 pm sharp.

RCPS Year End Assembly

Posted June 26, 2019

Dear Parents, Our Year End Assembly will take on Thursday, June 27 at 9am in the Gym. We will be presenting a range of  awards to students up to grade 7. We will also be saying goodbyes to some special staff. All parents welcome.  

Pride Flag at RCPS from June 7th to June 27th

Posted June 6, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, Our school will be flying the Pride Flag from June 7th to June 27th. Why is our school flying the Pride Flag? The month of June is Pride month. Many of our UGDSB students, staff, parents/guardians and community members identify as members of the Rainbow or LGBTQ+ community. Flying the Pride ...

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