News & Announcements

Midterm Reports

Posted November 14, 2017

Midterm reports will be distributed on Friday, November 17, 2017. For a detailed description of Learning Skills and Work Habits, please see the following link: Learning Skills And Work Habits Definitions, Midterm Reports 2017

Your Future, Your Choice

Posted November 10, 2017

Your Future Your Choice will take place on Wednesday November 15th from 6:00-8:00pm at Centennial CVI located at 289 College Ave. West in Guelph.

This event is a one-stop career, education, and community resource fair.  Over 80 exhibitors from colleges and universities, as well as business and community organizations will be there to provide students and their families with valuable information to help them make decisions about future education, training, …

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Chickenpox Advisory from Public Health

Posted November 3, 2017

Please see the following link Chickenpox Advisory - John F Ross CVI For more information please call Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health at 1 800-265-7293

Grade 8 Parent Night! Nov. 30th, 2017.  5:30pm to 8:15pm.

Posted October 31, 2017

Grade 8 Parent Night!  Nov. 30th, 2017.  5:30pm to 8:15pm.

Parents and students are  invited to come and check out the amazing things that are happening at Ross.  From 5:30 to 7:30, the school will be open for visitors to see what the various departments are doing, and to hear about courses and pathways.  There will also be a “special programming and club fair” during this time.

From 6 to 6:45 …

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Valedictory Address Commencement October 2017

Posted October 30, 2017

Please enjoy the Valedictory Address by Kayla Bowland from the John F. Ross Sixty-First Annual Commencement this past Friday.  Select Valedictory Address by Kayla Bowland, Commencement October 2017

Update on social media allegations and school response

Posted October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017

As many of you are aware, a serious allegation of sexual assault was made on social media October 5, 2017, about John F. Ross students, taking place at parties outside of school. We take any accusation of assault, and in particular sexual assault, extremely seriously.

Any time there is an allegation of sexual assault, police are immediately informed and the school begins a thorough investigation.

Since the allegation …

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Responding to concerning reports on social media

Posted October 6, 2017

October 6, 2017 below, click here for the October 17 update

We wanted to provide all parents and guardians with information regarding reports of unsafe partying that is happening outside of school, involving students.  The school is aware of allegations made on social media detailing disturbing reports of behaviour involving Ross students.  We take this matter very seriously and are actively investigating the allegations. At this time, we …

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High School Dental Screening Pilot Promotional Info

Posted September 28, 2017

Public Health is offering free dental screenings to high school students at our school this year from October to April. A Registered Dental Hygienist and Certified Dental Assistant will be available the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 to 11:30 am. No appointment is necessary. Interested students can stop by the Wellness Centre to have their teeth checked and their …

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The Advanced Placement Program

Posted September 12, 2017

The Advance Placement Program allows strong high school students the opportunity to prepare independently to write a formal examination that could count as a credit at many Canadian Universities or American Colleges. AP examinations are often a requirement for admission to American Schools along with the SATs. For more information, visit:  https://sites.google.com/a/ugcloud.ca/jfr_ap/

Check your student’s attendance, marks, report card and timetable ONLINE!

Posted September 1, 2017

Please see the following link regarding instructions on how to check your student's attendance, marks, report card and timetable online. Check your student's attendance, marks, report card, and timetable

UGDSB Threat/Risk Assessment and Suicide Protocol Notification

Posted September 1, 2017

Please see the following link regarding UGDSB Threat/Risk Assessment and Suicide Protocol Notification. Revised 17-25 UGDSB Threat Risk Asssessment and Suicide Protocol Notification 2017 Sept    

Attendance Policy and Procedures

Posted September 1, 2017

Please see the following link regarding updated Attendance Policy and Procedures. Attendance Policy and Procedures

Orientation News

Posted July 26, 2017

Check back to this website after August 1, 2017 for Orientation Information for Grades 10-12. Grade 9 students please refer to the following announcement

To All Grade 9 Students Enrolled for September 2017

for important Grade 9 information.

To All Grade 9 Students Enrolled for September 2017

Posted July 12, 2017

*Expand the following post for important links and notices*

Please ensure that you have the following information to assist you in your transition into Grade 9 at John F. Ross C.V.I. this September.

Important EVENTS and DATES will be found in the John F. Ross C.V.I. Grade 9 September 2017 Welcome Letter

Please familiarize yourselves with the John F. Ross C.V.I. School Council

A Grade 9 Excursion has been scheduled for Monday, September …

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John F. Ross Inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Posted April 24, 2017

John F. Ross CVI Inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 

Saturday April 29th, 2017 

Inductees: John F. Ross, E.L. Fox, David Card, Steve Redmond, Marlene Truscott and David Neil Trifunovich.

NOTE: This is a private event due to limited seating capacity in E.L. Fox foyer. 

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