Rockridge Grad 2020 – One to Remember

With the school year now complete, our graduates are officially launched. A terrific group of young adults are about to enter a new and exciting phase in their lives.

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Structured Flexibility

The shift to remote learning from regular in-school instruction happened quickly. Fortunately, spring break in British Columbia landed at an opportune time,

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My One Word for 2020 – ‘Notice’

I would be a terrible witness.  I vividly recall a time a few years ago when I had just parked my car in a commercial plaza with my teenage daughter in tow. 

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Climate Change and Youth

Thank you to Rockridge counsellor, Mr. Robert Broughton for his insights into how to encourage and support young people concerned about climate change.  

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World Teachers’ Day

In 1994, October 5th was proclaimed World Teachers’ Day.  On this day we have an opportunity to express our gratitude and say thanks for the tremendous effort teachers make to positively impact students’ experiences at school and in life.

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The Problem with Telling Kids that they are “Smart”

Thank you to our school counsellor Mr. Broughton for being our guest blogger! His post is a good reminder of the impact well-intentioned praise has on our children.  

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Three Bits of Advice

The Rockridge community bid farewell to its 214 graduates at the Commencement Ceremony held at the beautiful Orpheum Theatre last night.

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Lest We Forget

Rockridge’s Remembrance Day Ceremony is always a very special event, as it is a time when the entire school community comes together to learn from their peers and pay tribute to those who are serving and have served.

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Coding for the Real World

Around the district, there’s been an increased emphasis on coding at both the elementary and secondary levels in recent years.

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Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

Welcome back to students, parents, and staff, and especially to our students and families who are new to Rockridge Secondary. I am looking forward to the arrival of students on the first day of school,

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