Rockway News

Family Studies Remodeled

The Family Studies facilities at Rockway received a significant overhaul this summer, in conjunction with the creation of the new Art studios and Digital Media Lab, and the results are being cheered by students and teachers alike. All of these renovations were made possible through generous donations to Rockway’s ongoing Lead Us Onward campaign. The […]

Posted on: November 10th, 2017
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Running Across Canada!

The goal: To Run Across Canada The distance: 10 813 kms The runners: 53 Grade 7 & 8 Rockway Students In the first week of school, the grade 7&8 gym class was presented with the challenge to Run Across Canada. The route that was planned starts in Whitehorse, down to Vancouver, across to Sudbury, with […]

Posted on: November 7th, 2017
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Resilient Strategies for Stressful Times

Resilience is getting up one more time than you’ve fallen down. It is the art of the elegant rebound! In the face of life’s challenges, resilience isn’t automatic. It doesn’t happen by magic but instead it is cultivated by consistently implemented strategies. By having some mindful strategies in your emotional skills toolbox, you will be […]

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017
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Learning in 3-D!

Thanks to a thoughtful Rockway family who arranged a generous donation from Intel Corporation, Rockway is the proud new owner of a MakerBot 3D printer! Students can access it in our new Digital Media room, the ideal setting for collaborative, technical learning. “The timing was perfect,” explains computer teacher Sara Wahl. “And students are thrilled.” […]

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017
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Grade 7 & 8 Retreat: Playing to Learn

  Because they are pretend, games have potential for creating safe space in which important learning can occur. While on their day retreat at Hidden Acres Camp, the grade 7 and 8 students joined in simulation games with Katie Gingerich of The Ripple Effect Education (Centre for Peace Advancement, Conrad Grebel College). The grade 8 […]

Posted on: October 11th, 2017
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You can support Rockway Students with a Sweet Treat!

Andrea Parsons (neé Schlegel), Class of ’95, and her franchise, Marble Slab Creamery (Waterloo – University), is helping Rockway mark National Family Week (the week before Thanksgiving) with special in-store Marble Slab Creamery coupons that give your family a sweet deal on ice-cream cones and cakes (just in time for Thanksgiving!). $5 from every coupon will come back […]

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017
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A Few Tips for Rockway…

We received a message from a new Rockway parent that told a truly heartwarming story about the start of the school year. Here is what it read: My daughter Kate started at Rockway in Grade 7 this year.  I asked a grade 10 student (Rebecca MacNeil) if she had any advice to share with a […]

Posted on: September 25th, 2017
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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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News

Family Studies Remodeled

The Family Studies facilities at Rockway received a significant overhaul this summer, in conjunction with the creation of the...

Read More

Running Across Canada!

The goal: To Run Across Canada The distance: 10 813 kms The runners: 53 Grade 7 & 8 Rockway...

Read More

Resilient Strategies for Stressful Times

Resilience is getting up one more time than you’ve fallen down. It is the art of the elegant rebound!...

Read More

Learning in 3-D!

Thanks to a thoughtful Rockway family who arranged a generous donation from Intel Corporation, Rockway is the proud new...

Read More