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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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GCVI students to explore in demand careers in tech and the trades

Posted February 8, 2019

For Immediate Release
February 7, 2019

GUELPH, Ontario – On March 6, Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute is hosting its third annual Tech & Trades Fair.

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and interest among students around careers in technology and the trades.

Through exposure to information and employers, the event aims to motivate students to consider a career in technology and trades, particularly in lesser-known trades and professions.

There is …

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Posted February 7, 2019

Muskoka Language International is looking for host families for Japanese international students coming to Centennial March 13th-26th.  Compensation is provided.  If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Alessia at 226-343-9216 or visit our website at and complete an application to host.

Pass the Test Program

Posted February 5, 2019

Parents, please see the attached documents for information about the Pass The Test Program. Pass The Test Letter 2019 Pass The Test Registration


Posted January 31, 2019

BELOW IS THE NEW EXAM SCHEDULE Friday February 1st, 2019- Day 4 of Exams (period 5) Monday February 4th, 2019-Day 5 of Exams Tuesday February 5th, 2019-PA Day Wednesday February 6th, 2019- First Day of Semester 2.    

New Daily Schedule

Posted January 23, 2019

FYI - We have a new Daily Schedule beginning February 6th 2019 (Semester 2). NEW DAILY SCHEDULE

Reminder Parents

Posted January 23, 2019

There is a School Council meeting coming up on Thursday January 31st at 6:30pm in the library.

Routes to School Planner

Posted January 17, 2019

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks.

The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the school, consider parking in these areas and walking the last block or two. This will help reduce vehicle congestion …

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