News & Announcements

Important information for the summer months

For helpful information over the summer months, please use the links below:

Run to be a school board trustee!

Guelph, ON – As the next municipal elections approach on October 24, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking nominations for school board trustees for the 2022-2023 school year.

School Board Trustees have a big impact on shaping the education system for Upper Grand students. The UGDSB is looking for individuals who can ‘re-engage, re-fresh, and re-imagine’ the best education system for the students in our community. (more…)

Save the Date – Gr 9 Orientation Aug 31st – Arrive @ 8:45


Welcome Spartans!

 You are invited to attend… 


WHENWednesday, August 31st 

Arrive at 8:45 am

Orientation: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm


WHERE:  Centennial CVI – Main gym

WHO:  All grade 9 students & an amazing group of student leaders!

WHAT:  High energy assembly, the opportunity to make new friends, & the chance to get to know our school!  Lunch is provided.

If you wish to purchase a Spartan Spirit T-shirt, they will be on sale at lunch for $15.             Travel light (no backpacks) and dress comfortably.

Spartan Head




If you are new to the area please ensure your child is registered at their school as Student Transportation will not be accepting new student information over the phone for security reasons.

Starting the last 2 weeks of August, you can obtain your registered child’s September busing information by creating a new account through the Parent Portal.  If you already have a Parent Portal subscription from previous years, you will be able to access your child’s September busing information during the last 2 weeks of August through your Parent Portal Subscription.

More info:  Click Here

Period Schedule for 2022-2023

 School Starts on

Tuesday, September 6th, 2022


Period 1

    9:10 – 9:20

    9:20 – 10:35

Period 2   10:40 – 11:55
LUNCH   11:55 – 12:55
Period 3   12:55 – 2:10
Period 4     2:15 – 3:30

Secondary Schools: Online Learning Graduation Requirement & Opt-Out Form

Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students in Ontario must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma unless they have been opted out. In response, the UGDSB is offering an increased number of UGDSB lead eLearning courses.

Click here to download the Online Learning Graduation Requirement Opt-Out Form


Graduates of 2022

We will miss you!
Please use the first link to view messages from the Director of Education and the Chair of the Board and the second link to view the Principal and Valedictorian addresses from our awards assembly.
Class of 2022!
Any Grads who still need to pick up their Diploma Packages, come to the Main Office on these dates between 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on June 30th, July 5th & July 6th

Graduates: Your UGCloud files will no longer be accessible to you after July 4th, 2022. Be sure to  transfer or download all information currently stored on UGCloud that you wish to keep. General instructions can be found here.

Homestay for International Students

The Upper Grand District School Board will  again welcome International Students for the 2022 – 2023 school year.  If you would be interested in being a homestay family for an international student, please contact us at 519-941-6191 ext 225.

Semester 2 – Final Reports

Parents and guardians will need to create an account with the Upper Grand before they can download their child’s report card. To create a Parent Portal account, click on the link for CCVI:

Parents/guardians can create their account provided they have an email on record with the school. Once your account is activated, you will see each of your children listed. Elementary report cards will be available for downloading between June 21 and July 8. Secondary report cards will be available for downloading between July 8 and July 18.

Please visit our support page for instructions

Crossride & Bike Signals being installed near Centennial CVI

Bike CrossingAttention students, parents, and staff of Centennial CVI. The City of Guelph is installing crossride &  bike signals at Vanier Drive & College Avenue in July. This will allow bikers to travel safely across this intersection, to cross the road without dismounting. Please keep a lookout for the crossride and bike signals when returning to school in September.

Immunization Reporting to Public Health

You can report your student’s completed immunizations in one of the following ways:
  • Online: The Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) tool available at allows you to report and view your child’s immunization record.
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4396
  • Mail: Vaccine Records, 160 Chancellors Way, Guelph, ON N1G 0E1

Immunization Info:


Spartans: Lockers must be cleaned out and contents/locks removed by June 21st at noon.

Evaluation & PA Days

June 17th – Last Day of Classes for Gr 9 -11 & No grade 12 classes, all grade 12 students write their period 4 evaluation at 12:55pm. 
All Final Evaluation Days start at 9:10 am & may have different lengths as determined by the teacher.
June 20th – Period 1
June 21st  – Period 2
June 22nd – Period 3
June 23rd  – Period 4 (Gr 9-11)
All Transportation will run on the regular schedule therefore bus students may need to arrange rides if they wish to leave prior to 3:30pm.
June 27th – Final day of class for Life Skills students.

June 28th -29th – PD Days

Daily self-reported COVID cases at our school

Self-Reported Cases

  • Date updated: June 17, 2022
  • Number of cases that were self-reported to the school on this date: 16

Summer School 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board offers an extensive selection of summer learning opportunities for students. There are several summer school program options:

* *Please note: students may only register for one summer school program.

Contact:  Wellington Centre for Continuing Education – 519-836-7280

Long Term Accommodation Plan

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022.  This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.  Please visit to see a copy of this report as well as previous reports under the List of Documents heading.

Student Survey: UGDSB Multi-Year Plan

The Upper Grand District School Board has a survey on their website asking students for input on the boards’ priorities for the next 4 years.  This is an opportunity for you to let the board know what is important to students.  The survey is anonymous and takes about 5-10 min to complete.  Deadline to do the survey is June 6th at noon.  The survey can be found at

Driver’s Education Course

Sign up in Main Office – Pick up form or complete this application. Driver Education Course Application May 2022

Mental Health and Education Week: Moving forward together – learning, wellness and connection


UGDSB launches ‘We Are’ initiative


Donate to our Spartan Student Daily Food Nutrition Program

Live Free 1Help Kids Live Free From Hunger!

We are asking that you please DONATE using this link:

Your donation will be directed to our Spartan Student Daily Food Nutrition Program (CCVI Dine Before 9). 

Dine Before 9 Letter Feb 2022

Semester II- Information & Forms

Daily Covid Screening:  Students must Screen Daily before coming to school. Here is the link to the most recent WDGPH screening tool:

Sem II Calendar:


HomeformPeriod 1 

9:10 – 9:209:20 – 10:35 

Period 2 

10:40 – 11:55 


11:55 – 12:55 

Period 3 

12:55 – 2:10 

Period 4 

2:15 – 3:30 


CCVI Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up – Safe Procedures

Posted February 4, 2022


Employment Readiness Program for Students with ASD and other Disabilities

Posted January 21, 2022

Interested in getting a job? Thinking about the future after high school? The EmploymentWorks program may be for you!  EmploymentWorks offers training for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other disabilities who want to practice and develop the essential skills necessary to get and keep a job. This program involves structured learning sessions, as well as virtual experiential learning, through various online platforms. The program is …

Read more about Employment Readiness Program for Students with ASD and other Disabilities »

Gr. 8 Information

Posted January 14, 2022

Please review the following information


Spartans with Life Threatening Allergies &/or Medical Conditions.

Posted November 23, 2021

Students must have their medical devices with them at all times including on field & sports trips. Read the UGDSB Policy/Forms, complete appropriate emergency forms & return to CCVI.

Addressing anti-Asian racism, resources to support educators

Posted March 3, 2021

This month, the Upper Grand District School Board’s Equity Team shared with staff a resource on addressing anti-Asian racism. We all have a role to play in learning, unlearning and working to dismantle racism and oppression in our communities.

Read more about Addressing anti-Asian racism, resources to support educators »

Free dental care for children/youth (17 & younger)

Posted March 28, 2019


Water Testing

Posted October 2, 2018


First Nation, Métis, Inuit Self-identification

Posted September 15, 2017