News & Announcements
Reopening Schools, Health and Safety Information
For important school reopening and health and safety information, please use the links below:
UGDSB Ventilation Report
The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.
The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.
The GCVI Guidance Department is excited to help our grade twelve students plan for their graduating year! Information on grad requirements is posted on our Grade 12 Classroom and the Guidance website. We also invite families and students to join us for an online information session on Researching and Applying to Colleges and Universities on Wednesday, September 22 at 7 pm.
Hello GCVI Families,
Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19.
Public Health has already initiated their contact tracing protocols and a case manager will call any high-risk contacts and give them direction. The school remains open.
It is important to note that the case reported today was connected in the community and NOT a school transmission.
We recognize that this news may cause some …
Smile! GCVI's Photo day is Thursday, September 16th.
Please see the following for updates on the start of inter-school athletics in secondary schools in District 10 and District 4.
We look forward welcoming our students back to school on Tuesday September 7th for the first day of class.
You will find attached a welcome letter from the school administration outlining pertinent information about opening day procedures .
Please also review the Board’s Reopening School Guide for Students and Families and the UGDSB Secondary School Calendar Quad 1 & 2 . They include important information about school operations for the fall, as well as …
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.
Public Health has great resources for families on their website, including screening tools and checklists.
Parents and students have the option of verifying their child’s first and second Quadmester Timetable online starting Monday August 30th.
Please note that these timetables could still change, and guidance will be available to support during the first week of school.
Quad 1 (Period 1 and 2) – September 7 – November 11th
Quad 2 (Period 3 and 4) – Nov. 12 – Jan. 31st
Hello to all of our Incoming Grade 9 students.
As you are aware we are super excited to be having our Grade 9 orientation during the morning of Monday August 30th, 2021. As promised here is a bit more information about the orientation.
Next week between Aug 27-29th you will receive a call from one of our Link Leaders and they will be confirming with you the time you need to …
Dear Upper Grand District School Board Colleagues and Friends,
When we welcome international students into our schools, our programs benefit, our community benefits, and local students get life-changing experiences that positively shape their worldviews.
Without you, we cannot deliver this exciting program. You can help by inviting international students to stay with your family while they study in our area.
Reminder for Parents/Guardians: Student Accident Insurance
Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans.
The Upper Grand District School board is empowered under The Education Act to offer Accident and Life Insurance for students.
A Director’s letter will be sent home …
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We are SO happy to announce an ORIENTATION DAY!
Grade 9 Orientation Day will be happening on Monday, August 30th. Each grade 9 student will have TWO senior mentors– their LINK Leaders– with whom they will meet during orientation. These LINK Leaders will also be their mentors for their first year of high school.
The purpose of the orientation and the LINK mentorship program is …
Registration for Secondary Remote Learning is open from August 3-12, 2021. Please review program information for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning and to register for remote learning. Only those wanting to register for Secondary Remote Learning should complete a registration form.
Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Class of 2021 Exceeds Expectations!
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) class of 2021 at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute have, once again, exceeded the IB world average and scored impressive results. The highest possible score for an IB Diploma is 45 points. The GCVI IB class average this year was 36.2 points compared to the world average of 33.02 points.
In its four years offering the IB Diploma, GCVI’s average has consistently been above the …