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Public Health is Committed to Helping You Update Your Vaccination Records to Avoid Suspension From School

  • Schedule an appointment with your family physician or public health unit to complete vaccination(s)
  • Attend ISPA catch-up clinic being offered at GCVI on March 5th, 2018
  • Report all completed immunizations to Public Health by April 6th, 2018 to avoid potential suspension

 If you are not getting vaccinated for medical or conscience/religious reasons:

  • Parent/Legal Guardian must complete the appropriate exemption process
  • For Statement of Conscience or Religious Belief exemptions you must also complete an immunization education session at Public Health

Every time you get a vaccine report it to Public Health.

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Mindfulness Sessions

Posted March 20, 2018

Our Mindfulness Sessions are starting again on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! Please click on the link below for more information: Mindfulness Poster Spring 2018

Grad Photos

Posted March 6, 2018

If you want your grad photo and missed it last semester, Edge Imaging will be here taking Grad Photos from March 19 to March 23. That is the first week back after March Break. To book your appointment time, go to: Use our school code:   UGG Go to the office to grab a pamphlet for more information.

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in the Final LTAP Report? …

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Parent Teacher Interviews for Semester 2 on March 22

Posted March 5, 2018

Please click the link below for information and instructions to book your parent-teacher interviews: Parent Teacher Interview Instructions

Guelph Collegiate Renames Auditorium in Honour of First Black Principal

Posted February 28, 2018


IMG_3154Alfred Lafferty was not born in Guelph and he did not stay long in the city, but his name will be remembered here for many years to come for one simple reason.

Lafferty is believed to have been the first black principal of an Ontario high school, when he headed up Guelph County High School, now Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute, in 1872.

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GCVI Celebrates Black History Month by Honouring Alfred Lafferty

Posted February 27, 2018

GUELPH, Ontario – Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute marked Black History Month by honouring an individual that made an impact on the school and community of Guelph.

Alfred Lafferty was born in Toronto in 1839 to parents that had escaped slavery in the United States. His parents, who were both illiterate, were determined to provide an education for their children. In 1856, Lafferty was accepted to the University of Toronto where …

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School Climate Survey

Posted February 27, 2018

Your voice matters @UGDSB Gr 4 - 12 students, staff & parents please complete our 2018 School Climate Survey at:  Check out this video to understand why your answers are important: #equity #accessibility #safety #respect

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

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Public Health Media Release – Flu Related Deaths in the Area

Posted February 15, 2018

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Flu Related Deaths in the area

February 9, 2018: Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph can confirm one influenza-related death and one suspected influenza-related death of elementary school children in the region.

“Our sympathies are with the families at this time,” said Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. “Influenza is a serious respiratory infection and the flu season is not over. In the last week we have seen …

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Guelph C.V.I. Tech and Trades Fair

Posted February 14, 2018

We want to connect GCVI students, who are interested in careers in technology and the trades, with local employers who need skilled employees. We are hoping you can:

Motivate students to consider different careers within technology and the trades, especially lesser-known trades, and trades for which there is high local demand
Make our students aware of employment (full-time, part-time or summer) and/or apprenticeship opportunities within your company
Local colleges …

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