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2018 was another busy and exciting year at Virtual High School. As we gear up for 2019, we’d like to reflect on some of the big events from the past year.  New Courses Virtual High School’s academic departments continued to work on updating courses. New versions of ENG4U, OLC4O, and MCR3U launched in 2018. ENG4U, … Read More

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Holidays

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  • on December 20, 2018.

During the holidays, it is easy to fall out of routine. Temptation takes over and we spend too much time eating, sleeping, and watching Netflix. While enjoying yourself and the company around you is important, it is also important to make the most of your time away from the classroom or computer. With that in … Read More

Bursary Deadline Approaching

The John Smallwood Bursary makes VHS courses accessible to deserving students by offering the full tuition cost of one VHS course to a student who is economically disadvantaged. The bursary is awarded in January, March, May, July, September, and November of each year. Students must apply for the bursary by the 15th of the awarding month … Read More

Holiday Donation 2018

The holiday season has arrived and Virtual High School staff are focused on how we can support the local community. It is a time of giving, and with that in mind we are aiming to provide families and youth in the area with some joy and happiness through donations. This year we will again be … Read More

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Applications are now being accepted for the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award. This award is open to students of all abilities and fields of study. To be considered for the award, you must Be in good academic standing Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada Be graduating from high school, be completing your first … Read More

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week takes place during the week of November 18-24. During this time students, staff, parents, and the community are encouraged to learn more about bullying and what they can do to prevent such occurrences. Bullying  is repeated, persistent, aggressive behaviour directed at an individual or individuals. Such behaviour is intended to … Read More

Veterans’ Week

We observe Veterans’ Week from November 5th to 11th. It is a time to remember the courage of our veterans and the sacrifices they made while serving our country. During this week, many events are planned to honour veterans and those who continue to serve in the Canadian Armed Forces. Over 2.3 million Canadians have served … Read More

The Math department is pleased to announce the launch of an updated version of the MCR3U course. It is the most popular prerequisite for accessing the university-track set of grade 12 math courses. MCR3U offers opportunities for students to refine their algebraic skills, notation, and analytical habits, along with delving more deeply into the world of … Read More

On Sunday, September 2nd, 126 runners and walkers, 35 volunteers, and many spectators joined us in Bayfield to support Jesse, an 11-year-old boy from Middlesex County who has been battling cancer. Jesse is a Wish child with Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario (SWO), and his wish is to go to Costa Rica. We are thrilled to share … Read More

Happy World Teachers’ Day

We celebrate World Teachers’ Day every year on October 5th to recognize the commitment teachers make to educating students around the world. Teachers work in a variety of settings and experience a range of challenges. All teachers, however, are united in aiding and promoting student success and continuing the development of education. We called on the various teams … Read More