Arts

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Rockway students lead an enriched arts life having opportunity to get involved in the Visual Arts, Drama and Music in all grades. In addition to in class study, Rockway offers a variety of opportunities to take skill development ever higher by participating in events like our Visual Arts Exhibition in the spring, Christmas and Spring Music Concerts, twice yearly Recitals from our Private Music Teachers and the yearly Dramatic offerings for plays and our All-School Musical held every three years.

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Drama Opportunities

  • Gr 7-8 Drama
  • Gr 9-12 Drama
  • Sears Festival
  • All-School Musical

Visual Art Opportunities

Art Excursions to both local and major Art Galleries:

  • IMG_5778Gr 7 visit to Homer Watson House and Gallery
  • Gr 8 visit to KW Art Gallery
  • Gr 9 visit to McMichael Canadian Art Collection
  • Gr 10 visit to Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
  • Gr 11 visit to the McMaster Museum, Vaults 7 Paper Centre & the Art Gallery of Hamilton
  • Gr 12 four-day trip to AGO (Toronto), Museum of Civilization & National Art Gallery (Ottawa) and Montreal Museum of Fine Art
  • Rockway’s annual Visual Art Exhibition, now featuring grades 7 through 12
  • Participation in the annual Expressions Exhibition, with the Kitchener Waterloo Public Art Gallery (kwag), profiling the best of student art work throughout the Region of Waterloo

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Music Opportunities

  • Gr 7-8 Choir, Gr 7-8 Winds, Gr 7-8 Strings
  • Intermediate String Ensemble, Intermediate Wind Ensemble
  • Gr 9 Choir, Gr 10 Choir, Senior Choir
  • Concert Combo (Vocal), Ichtus (Wind Ensemble), Chamber Orchestra (String Ensemble)
  • Stage Band
  • Intermediate Winds & Strings perform at the Music Festival at Canada’s Wonderland
  • String Symposium, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Ontario Vocal Festival (Choral)
  • Annual Sr Choir Trip (past destinations include Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oregon & Virginia)
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