The long-awaited Grade 10 French (FSF2D) course is here! Finalement! In this brand-new course, you will explore parts of The Wormworld Saga story. As you read through the graphic novel, you will be taken to a world of fantasy, but you will also be learning about the author’s use of various features and elements. In … Read More
Career Spotlight: Cheryl Charlton, Small Business Entrepreneur in Agri-Tourism
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- on October 1, 2021.
It’s harvesting season in Ontario, so we decided to focus this month’s Career Spotlight on a hardworking family that’s committed to growing their own food, raising livestock, and teaching the public a little about farming along the way. If you’re looking for fun activities to try this fall, consider visiting the Jireh Hills Family Homestead … Read More
Virtual High School is proud to have an established partnership with U-Can International School. U-Can began as a K-6 school in Entebbe, Uganda. As their students progressed, they sought out VHS to provide students with the opportunity to earn the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. We are excited to see how our partnership with U-Can evolves … Read More
Where Real Life and Math Tie the Knot: Grade 9 De-streamed Mathematics
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- on September 22, 2021.
Grade 9 Mathematics, MTH1W, has been reinvented into a math course unlike any other high school math course! This might make you uneasy, and you might be wondering, “Should math change?” These sentiments are understandable; math is based on unchanging principles that have been part of our history for hundreds of years. However, the ways … Read More
Virtual High School is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Check out our interview with VHS Principal Stephen Baker, Director of School Administration Ashley Homuth, and Senior Director of Operations Sandi Baker to find out how we’re learning from the past, adapting to the present, and looking forward to the future. What would you consider to … Read More
Meet Arleen Saini! She loves books, hanging out with friends, trying new foods (Greek dishes are her favourite), and watching niche documentaries. Arleen also happens to be going to HARVARD this fall!! Let’s take a deeper look at the hard work and determination it took Arleen to get her to where she is today. Throughout … Read More
At Virtual High School, we’re always looking to support our student artists, which is why we’re so excited to introduce you to Ahmed Elgendy in this month’s Student Spotlight! Although born in Toronto, Ontario, Ahmed moved with his family to Egypt as a young child. (Check out just a few of his amazing pictures of … Read More
If there’s one thing that we’ve learned from the chaos of the pandemic, it’s that community is the key to EVERYTHING. (That, and the importance of having comfy sweatpants and snacks on hand at all times.) At Virtual High School, we want every student to feel encouraged and uplifted by our team, which is why … Read More
Career Spotlight: Jocey Asnong, Author and Illustrator
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- on July 28, 2021.
This month, Virtual High School got to take a backstage tour of the work that goes into publishing children’s picture books! Jocey Asnong, traveller and cat lover extraordinaire, has penned nearly a dozen books for children, including Nuptse and Lhotse in Nepal, Rocky Mountain ABCs, and West Coast 123s. She began making up stories and … Read More
In its debut year, the Virtual High School International Student Bursary is already helping one young woman achieve her dream of attending a Canadian university. Designed to ensure that VHS courses are accessible to students from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds, the bursary is awarded to a non-Canadian student on the basis of financial … Read More