Spiritual Emphasis Week 2017: Changing the way we view racism

September 26 – 28th will be Spiritual Emphasis Week at Rockway, this year, with a focus on racism. We are very excited to welcome Dr. Drew Hart, professor of theology, author and activist, as our guest speaker. Hart teaches at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and is in demand as a keynote speaker, where his […]

Posted on: September 15th, 2017
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Off to a Great Start…

One of the many things I value about teaching at Rockway is how we do beginnings. The start of a school year can be tumultuous, however Rockway is very intentional about giving both their teachers and students a solid start – grounding us in our mission, and providing us with the tools we need to […]

Posted on: September 9th, 2017
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Trust for the Journey: Chapel theme 2017

Rockway students, faculty and staff gather twice a week for chapels. These community gatherings give shape to the core of our school’s identity and mission to “form faith and build character.” Chapels create the opportunity for teachers, students, alumni and guests to reflect on their faith journeys, how they see the world, and their place […]

Posted on: August 18th, 2017
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Our New Website is Here!

Our website has gotten a makeover. The redesigned site sports a new look, is more mobile-friendly, and separates out information intended for current students and future students. Introducing myRockway The biggest change for current students and their parents is a new section just for you: myRockway. Look for the link in the top-right corner. It contains everything you need to know, […]

Posted on: July 26th, 2017
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Senior Graduation 2017

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces; I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther King Jr. This was the graduation theme for the Rockway Graduating Class of 2017 which took place on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Sixty-seven graduates walked the stage and received their Ontario Secondary School […]

Posted on: July 5th, 2017
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Congratulations, Grade 8 Grads!

Sparkle and dash hit the Rockway halls on June 15th, as our grade 8 students arrived dressed to impress and ready for their ride to Crossroads Restaurant in Elmira aboard our shiny yellow limousine. There, they dined with teachers and principal, in celebration of their successful grade 8 year. After many trips to the buffet […]

Posted on: June 28th, 2017
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Second Grade 8 section now open!

ROCKWAY MENNONITE COLLEGIATE IS GROWING! Due to increased demand, Rockway has added a second section for its Grade 8 program for the 2017-2018 school year.. If you know anyone who may be interested, please pass on this good news! Let them know that class sizes in Grade 8 will be between 14 -18 students. Contact David Lobe at […]

Posted on: June 25th, 2017
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New Vice-Principal: Welcome Mark Modolo

Rockway is pleased to announce that Mark Modolo has been hired as Vice-Principal, effective September 2017. Mark holds an undergraduate degree from University of Waterloo and Brock University and he is currently working on a Masters of Math for Teachers at the University of Waterloo. Mark has taught for fourteen years in the Waterloo Catholic […]

Posted on: June 2nd, 2017
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Spring Concert 2017

Rockway’s Music Department invites you to their annual Spring Concert! Thursday, June 8th, 2017 Grade 7 & 8 Concert @ 6:45 pm Grade 9 – 12 Concert @ 8 pm in Rockway’s Gymnasium “A”. Info for Parents The Grade 7 & 8 Concert will end around 7:30 at which point we will set up for […]

Posted on: May 25th, 2017
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Alumni inducted into Hall of Fame

We celebrate the recent achievement of two Rockway alumni who were recently inducted into The Waterloo Region Hall of Fame on April 30, 2017. Abner Martin entered Rockway in 1948 and through the tutelage of Lois Buckwalter, Rockway’s first music teacher, “fell in love with Bach!”  Martin recalls fondly of his days at Rockway, being […]

Posted on: May 21st, 2017
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