News & Announcements

Gr 8 Info Night Thurs Feb 8th @ 7 pm CCVI Cafeteria

Grade 8 students and their parents are invited to learn more about the great opportunities Centennial CVI has to offer – from academics and trades to sports, music and art. Parent information night includes a special presentation about our school, its programs and the registration process. Tour the school and ask questions  about our programs and other opportunities.

Where do I go to school? Find your home school by using the UGDSB’s School Locator tool.


Exam Schedule Reminder

Day 1: Friday Jan. 26 — Period 1 classes

Day 2: Mon. Jan. 29 — Period 2 classes

Day 3: Tues. Jan. 30 — Period 3 classes

Day 4: Wed. Jan. 31 — Period 4 classes

Day 5: Thurs. Feb. 1 — Make-up Day (VP Approved ONLY)

All exams start at 9:10am.

If there is a snow day in Guelph on an exam day, the exams move forward by one day. If there are two snow days, the exams move forward by two days. Consequently, please do not book appointments, vacation, or travel during exam days. As per the Ministry of Education, final exams are provincial course requirements and failure to write an exam will result in a failed mark in that course.

Gr 9 Cocoa & Cram

Gr 9 EXAM STUDY PREP: Tuesday, January 16th 3:30pm-5:00pm in Cafeteria. Get Course review package & Study areas for each subject area. Student Leaders will answer questions, provide exam tips, and act as tutors. FREE HOT CHOCOLATE AND GOODIES will be provided! #SpartansStudy

Inclement Weather

Weather conditions occasionally cause bus and taxi transportation to be delayed or cancelled and, on occasion, for the schools to be closed.    Centennial CVI is designated as: South Wellington & City of Guelph  When there is Inclement Weather please check this Transportation Link for up to date information:   Please Register your email for Transportation Cancellations/Delays:

Gr 9 Math EQAO – January 18 and 19, 2018

Gr 9 Math – Parents/Guardians:

Please read this letter > Gr 9 Math EQAO 2018 January

Mental Health Resources and Building Resilience

Here are two great links to identify mental health resources, as well as tips on building resilience in children & teens.

Mental Health Resources:

Building Resilience in Children and Teenagers:

Beyond Borders students raise over $48,000 at Ambition Gala

Posted January 15, 2018

On January 13, students in the Beyond Borders program hosted a charity gala at the River Run Centre. The charities that proceeds supported were The Hospital for Sick Children, Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) at Mount Sinai and the Syrian Refugee Crisis.

Beyond Borders is one of the UGDSB’s Experiential Learning Programs. It explores integrated and experiential educational opportunities, with a focus on business and leadership. The program is run out …

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Conestoga – Campus Open House Jan 20, 2018

Posted January 11, 2018

Interested in a program at Conestoga College? On January 20th 2018 - Visit our campuses - Doon 10am-12pm (Kitchener/Cambridge) or Waterloo 1pm-3pm or Guelph 2pm-4pm for our annual Open House For more details visit:

Ambition -Presented By Beyond Borders Jan 13/18

Posted December 7, 2017

AmbitionAmbition is, an evening packed with outstanding performances, passionate speakers, & amazing food. All funds raised through the event will be donated to three exceptional causes: Mount Sinai Hospital, Sick Kids Hospital, &  support for Syrian refugee families. We invite you to join us on this day to see the culmination of hard work & dedication from this year’s ambitious …

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CCVI Healthy Breakfast and Snack Program

Posted December 1, 2017

Parents, Business Owners, Members of our community:  We are looking for support – monetary or by means of in-kind donations – to our student nutrition program so that every student has the opportunity to thrive and learn.  Having a healthy start to a student’s school day is one of the most important factors in creating tomorrow’s leaders.  Centennial CVI addresses the issue of student hunger by …

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Dufferin Wellington Special Needs Strategy – Communique #10, October 2017

Posted November 2, 2017

Special Needs Strategy Vision“An Ontario where children and youth with special needs get the timely and effective services they need to participate fully at home, at school, in the community, and as they prepare to achieve their goals for adulthood.”   (more…)

High School Dental Screening Pilot – Promotional Info

Posted October 24, 2017

Public Health is offering free dental screenings to high school students at our school this year from October to April. A Registered Dental Hygienist and Certified Dental Assistant will be available the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 to 11:30 am. No appointment is necessary. Interested students can stop by the Wellness Centre to have their teeth checked and their questions answered about oral health and dental care.  If you …

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The Upper Grand App

Posted September 25, 2017

The Board has created "The Upper Grand App" for mobile phones. This App automatically pulls news from school websites.  As a parent, if you have kids attending multiple schools, you can turn on the news feed from one or several schools.  Our Centennial news feed to the App will include News and Announcements, Calendar of Upcoming Events, and Twitter from our school website.  Here is the "How-To" link


Posted September 19, 2017

This is a message to all students and parents/guardians regarding student drop off and pick up zones-- you may have noticed that we have some new yellow lines painted on our driveway and parking area & new signage is installed. Please note where your child can be dropped off and picked up safely.  (more…)

First Nation, Métis, Inuit Self-identification

Posted September 15, 2017

If you are a member of a First Nation, the Métis or the Inuit, then please consider self-identifying.  Self-identification helps in several ways: Students will have access to more culturally relevant programming and opportunities for unique cultural and academic experiences. The school system will have an opportunity to focus efforts and resources, as well as an increased …

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Students with Life Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted September 5, 2017

If your child has a life threatening condition.  Please make sure that you go to the Life-Threatening information on our website.  Please make sure that the form is up to date and submitted to the office ASAP!  If you have any questions or concerns please phone the school at  519-821-0360.

Centennial Spartan Wear Online Store

Posted June 1, 2017

Spartans now you can purchase school wear for any sport or club.  Free Shipping during the school year. Visit the website below and start shopping!!