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Posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Netflix recently released 13 Reasons Why, a series based on a novel by Jay Asher. The series depicts the story of a high school student who dies by suicide, leaving behind 13 cassette recordings that share the events that she perceives led to her death. The series is graphic and sensationalizes the act of suicide, which may lead to vulnerable students misinterpreting its message. For these reasons, the use of the novel or Netflix series as a teaching tool is not recommended.
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Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2017

yearbookMaking new friends and making memories with old friends are important parts of your child’s school year.  Help your child keep the fun and memories alive for years to come with a school yearbook, a time capsule of the events and people that made this year unique!
See the attached Yearbook Information page.
Personalized (or not) yearbooks can only be ordered online with Picaboo Yearbooks by May 12, 2017.  After the deadline, orders will be charged for shipping...

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Posted Thursday, December 22, 2016

Volleyball Grade 8 girls champions Cross Country
Congratulations to the Rockwood Cross Country Team Members who did Rockwood proud at the meet at Hugli's on October 12.  Mrs. Seegmiller and Mme Baird are so proud of our Cross Country Team! Not only did they represent Rockwood well by displaying excellent sportsmanship, determination and perseverance, but we also came away with a 1st place finish for Addison R in the 11 and Under Girls and we came 2nd overall in both the 11 and Under Girls category and...

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Posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016

EQAO results highlight Junior and Primary student reading and writing within Renfrew County District School Board
(Renfrew County) The Ontario provincial government released the annual Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) assessment results for Reading, Writing and Mathematics in the Primary (Grades 1-3) and Junior (Grades 4-6) Divisions and Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics and the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test.
Primary and Junior EQAO assessment...

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Posted Monday, April 04, 2016

The ProcessFebruary 2015 - Rockwood PS students and staff are so EXCITED to be working with Algonquin College students to further develop the green space in our backyard.  Our first visit from the College students was on February 2.  They spent some time with kindergarten to Grade 2 students gathering some ideas from our kids through discussion, games and drawing pictures.  The College will return on March 2 to spend some time outside with our older students.  Stay...
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