News & Announcements

Commencement Thurs June 28th @ 6:30

Commencement Invitation 2018

Each Grad gets 1 Grad Invitation & 2 Guest Tickets

Limited Extra Guest Tickets Available Upon Request – (In order of first request – first served  basis)

Spartan School Letters: New System

Centennial has always marked student involvement in extracurricular activities with School Letters. In the past, they used to be actual letters you could sew on your school jacket. Now, certificates are given that are nice to display or for portfolios or to use on a CV. Recipients are acknowledged each year at the June Assembly.  So how can you get one? For each extracurricular club/society/group/activity in which you have participated, you are eligible for 1-3 points. Before you graduate, if you accumulate a total of

>15 points, you will receive a LETTER

>25 points, you will receive a GOLD LETTER

>35 points, you will receive a PLATINUM LETTER

Students:  Enter your points FOR THE 2017-2018 School Year on a Google Form. You can access the form from ugcloud at goo.gl/mDKLsH    If you would like your points counted from this year, please complete the form by next Friday May 18th, after which, points will be verified by staff advisors and tallied for letters.

Host a Spanish Student?

Parents:  Would you like to host a Spanish student who will attend Centennial CVI in the fall from September to the end of Nov. 2018?  More information at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/49nU8HSsaybxteXB3

Gr 12 – Want to Drop a Course?

Reminder – Gr. 12 students Only: The last day to drop a course without it appearing on your transcript is May 4th.

GR 9 Math EQAO Semester II – June 12 & 13, 2018

Gr 9 Math EQAO Sem II 2018

CCVI Spartan Fundraiser Wed May 9th @ 5pm – Indigo Stone Rd Mall for OneWorld Foundation

OneWorldAll proceeds from this Spartan FUNdraiser go to Literacy Support for OneWorld Foundation to empower through education in the Caribbean.

There’s a lot going on at OneWorld Schoolhouse in 2018. Book drives. Reading festivals. And running events to raise funds for the right to read. As a student, as a parent, as a supporter, we encourage you to get involved in literacy development.

‘Literacy and helping other kids that don’t have access to the kinds of reading materials that we do here, is a great way to build citizenship’. 

SCOT BISHOP  Principal, Centennial CVI

Centennial Spartan Wear Online Store

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!!  https://www.schoolwear.ca/ccv

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend any of the following …

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Public Health Notice – Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Posted April 9, 2018

There has been 1 laboratory confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) at Centennial Collegiate and Vocational School. All staff and students should know their immunization status.
To determine if your child should receive the pertussis booster vaccination, check their immunization record (yellow card). See if your child had a pertussis shot at 2, 4, 6 and 18 months of age, and again at 4 to 6 years. In addition, a …

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CCVI student wins Vimy Pilgrimage Award for youth volunteers

Posted March 20, 2018

GUELPH, Ontario – A Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute student has been named a recipient of the prestigious Vimy Pilgrimage Award.

Hundreds of applicants apply every year and only 20 students across the country are selected for this award. One of the students this year was Centennial CVI student, Sarah.

According to The Vimy Foundation website, the Vimy Pilgrimage Award “recognizes the actions of young people who demonstrate their commitment to volunteer …

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Inclement Weather

Posted December 8, 2017

Weather conditions occasionally cause bus & taxi transportation to be delayed or cancelled and, or for the schools to be closed.  Centennial CVI is designated: South Wellington & City of Guelph  When there is Inclement Weather please check this Link for up to date info   http://stwdsts.ca/home

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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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Mental Health Resources and Building Resilience

Posted November 22, 2017

Here are two great links to identify mental health resources, as well as tips on building resilience in children & teens. Mental Health Resources: https://www.ugdsb.ca/students/mental-health-for-students/ Building Resilience in Children and Teenagers: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/resilience.aspx

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 http://launch.customschoolapp.net/uppergrand/

PARKING DROP OFF/PICK UP ZONES

Posted September 19, 2017

Please note where your child can be dropped off and picked up safely. Safe and easy student drop off and pick up lane allows all school buses to enter the parking lot & advance to the bus drop off/pick up zone. The driveway to the parking lot is now one way only. When Parents drop off students they must enter the driveway – immediately turn to the left and pull as …

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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.