School Council Update - October 31, 2016

Dear RPPS Families,

Here is the latest update from your RPPS School Council.

Rockcliffe Park Book Fair: Coming this Friday - Sunday, November 4, 5 & 6, it's our own Rockcliffe Park Book Fair held in the Queen Juliana Hall (big gym). Brought to you by our amazing Book Fair Committee, don't miss the biggest event of the school year. Used books (tens of thousands), games, puzzles, LPs and more! Hot food, baked goods and a craft corner for the kids. Please spread the word to your friends and neighbours. For more information visit

Eastern Secondary Review: On Monday, October 24, close to 30 people from our school community met with OCDSB Trustee Chris Ellis and Superintendent Pino Buffone to discuss the Eastern Secondary Review and related issues. We thank both Trustee Ellis and Superintendent Buffone for making themselves available and we thank those of you that were able to join us for your participation. For those that are interested, there are still ways to contribute to the discussion:

1) Eastern Secondary Review Public Meeting - November 1, 2016 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Rideau HS

Please note that there is an Open House from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on both dates which will include displays and exhibits and staff will be available for questions. The formal part of the meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.

2) You can also sign up for and participate in the Star Phase of the ThoughtExchange:

Kindergarten Yard Opening Ceremony: On November 14 @ 11:15 AM, we will be holding a short ceremony to formally open the new Kindergarten Yard and thank those that supported its creation. Additional details to follow.

School Council Newsletter: Did you know that the district issues a weekly school council newsletter filled with information and events. If you are interested in subscribing to the newsletter follow this link:

Next Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 8 @ 7:00 PM in the library.

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Questions, comments or concerns? Would you like to get involved? Email Imbaw Storer (Chair) at
For more about School Council:
Rockcliffe Park Book Fair:
Parent Resource Lending Library and Subsidy Policy: