News & Announcements

GCVI staff start GAELS Foundation to help school community

Posted May 17, 2019

GUELPH, Ontario – A group of staff members at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute have started a foundation to help support members of the GCVI community.

The goal of the GAELS Foundation is to “provide financial support for members of our local, national and global communities in need and to create a model of generosity, compassion and caring for students and to generate awareness of issues of need from a local …

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DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Green Shirt Day

Posted April 11, 2019

GREEN is our favourite colour! On Tuesday April 9th, GCVI staff and students promoted Organ Donor Awareness and Green Shirt Day! Thank you to everyone that participated and brought this important movement to the forefront. REGISTER-TELL YOUR FAMILY-BE INSPIRED. Green Shirt Day

Dear Potential Graduate

Posted April 9, 2019

Important Information for Potential Graduates

LINK CREW 2019/20 NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Posted April 2, 2019

Attention Students!

LINK Crew 2019/20 needs your help! We are looking for responsible, kind, and organized students who are leaders in the school.

LINK Crew leaders do not need to excel academically, but do need to exemplify the qualities of a good role model for others.

Eligible LINK Crew candidates are in Grades 10, 11, or returning Grade 12 students.

Joining LINK Crew gives you:

Valuable resume experience including planning, organizing, and facilitating …

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.

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 …

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Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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Attention Parents

Posted March 18, 2019

An Invitation to GCVI Teacher Interviews

On Thursday March 28th, 2019, Parent/Teacher Interviews for Semester Two will be held from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. and from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the GCVI Auditorium.  Students will be dismissed from school at 2:30 p.m.  The interviews will be 10 minutes in length and should be pre-booked with teachers.  Please note that GCVI is now wheelchair accessible and if you require access …

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OSSLT Schedule Change

Posted March 18, 2019

Dear Students and Parents/Guardians,

This is a notice regarding a schedule change on the day of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

All Grade 9 and 10 students are to attend school for the full day. Students are required to follow the schedule outlined below.
Students who are in Grade 11 or 12 who have been notified that they need to write the OSSLT are …

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GCVI hosts first Jazz Education Day in partnership with Mohawk College

Posted March 8, 2019

March 5, 2019

GUELPH, Ontario – Music Students from many Upper Grand District School Board schools and other school boards embarked on the first ever Jazz Education Day hosted by Guelph CVI.

UGDSB schools in attendance included Guelph CVI, Centennial CVI, Westside SS, John F. Ross CVI, Centre Wellington DHS, and Orangeville DSS.

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Updated Important Dates

Posted February 27, 2019

Please note that the dates for Interim Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Interviews have been pushed back due to the amount of school closures. The new dates to note are as follows:

  • Interim Reports will go home on Friday, March 22nd
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews will move to Thursday, March 28th

Students from 6 high schools immerse themselves in French culture and language

Posted February 21, 2019

February 20, 2019

GUELPH, Ontario – Students enrolled in Core French and French Immersion classes spent four days immersing themselves in French culture and language this winter.

From February 10-13, students and staff enjoyed the UGDSB’s annual trip to the small town of St Donat, Quebec.

This year, 37 students from Centennial CVI, Centre Wellington DHS, Erin DHS, Guelph CVI, Orangeville DSS and Wellington Heights SS took part in this unique …

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Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland visits GCVI

Posted February 20, 2019

February 15, 2019

GUELPH, Ontario – Students at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute had a special visit from a former student who has been recognized for her groundbreaking work in physics.

On Friday Feb. 15, Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland visited Guelph CVI to speak to students. Professor Strickland is a Guelph native and attended Victory Public School, Willow Road Public School and GCVI. Currently, Strickland is an associate professor at …

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On Street Parking Map and Access to School Map

Posted February 13, 2019

On Street Parking Map – This map shows where you can park in the surrounding streets. If you need to drive to the school please consider parking on a street where on street parking is allowed and walking the rest of the way to the school. This will help reduce traffic congestion on the school site and immediately in front of the school.

Access to School Map – This map will …

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