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Update on secondary inter-school athletics

Posted September 8, 2021

Please see the following for updates on the start of inter-school athletics in secondary schools in District 10 and District 4.

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WELCOME BACK GCVI GAELS- PARENT AND STUDENT INFORMATION- SEPTEMBER 2021

Posted August 30, 2021

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 …

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Quad Calendar & Bus Info

Posted August 30, 2021

UGDSB Secondary School Calendar Quad 1 & 2

Bus Info is available on https://findmyschool.ca/ Sign into the parent portal to get assigned bus routes.

Please Screen Children Every Day Before Coming to School

Posted August 26, 2021

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.

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Student Timetables are Available Monday August 30th, 2021

Posted August 26, 2021

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

Maplewood Online Students Links

Upper …

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Attention Incoming Grade 9 GCVI Students-Aug 30th-Orientation UPDATE!

Posted August 20, 2021

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 …

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Homestay Hosts Needed URGENTLY for International Students in Guelph/Orangeville

Posted August 19, 2021

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.

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Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 17, 2021

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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Grade 9 Orientation Day – Monday August 30th!

Posted August 10, 2021

❗️SAVE THE DATE❗️

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 …

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Registration for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning is August 3-12, 2021

Posted August 3, 2021

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.

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Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Class of 2021 Exceeds Expectations!

Posted July 14, 2021

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 …

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Secondary student report cards are now available online

Posted July 5, 2021

Secondary student report cards are now available online. Secondary report cards will be available for parents/guardians to download from July 5 to 16, 2021. 

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GCVI Awards for 2021

Posted June 29, 2021

Congratulations to the GCVI Awards Winners for the 2020-2021 year!

Get Involved. Give Feedback. Gain Community Hours.

Posted June 28, 2021

Calling All Youth!

Guelph, Ontario – With thanks to the City of Guelph Emergency Fund, PIN kicks off summer with a ‘Youth Engagement Project’ that welcomes youth between the ages of 13-18 to volunteer with local nonprofits and charities, weekly volunteer themes and DIY opportunities. Click here for more Information- Media Release Youth Engagement Project

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