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As you have already guessed, we are avid computer-users here at VHS! We are continuously looking for ways to make our daily tasks more efficient, and keyboard shortcuts are one way we can do so. Tony Stecca, who is our Head of Web Development and Technology, is known as the “Shortcut King” around the office. So, we … Read More

Let’s examine key study skills so you can avoid the temptation to take short cuts when writing papers, listening to instructional videos or lectures, or studying for quizzes, tests, or exams. Working with credible sources will allow you to create writing and presentations that reflect valid ideas and research. Consider the following questions: Who created … Read More

“Mental health is about more than mental illness. It’s more than being happy all the time. It’s about feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s highs and lows. Everyone deserves to feel well, whatever their mental health experience. And we all need a support system to lean on.” – … Read More

Encounters With Canada 2018-2019

Encounters With Canada is a unique opportunity for teens who wish to meet other young people from all over Canada during a week-long program in Ottawa, Ontario. The program offers students the opportunity to explore career options through experiential learning. To be eligible, students must be 14-17 years of age, enrolled in a Ministry-recognized school … Read More

Jessica eagerly began the Final Module of her English course. First assignment: Short Story. She grabbed a piece of paper and a pen to brainstorm the key elements. An hour later, Jessica sat staring blankly at her desk amidst a heap of crumpled papers. Disillusioned and frustrated, she decided to grab a snack and start again. … 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

To celebrate our 50,000th student registration, Virtual High School is giving away free tuition for one course, valued at up to $679, to a lucky student! VHS may be a great option for you if you hope to Meet a prerequisite requirement for high school, college, or university Accommodate your timetable at your home school or take a … Read More

We are happy to announce the launch of a new version of OLC4O, the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course. This course which consists of two units–reading and writing–prepares students for the workplace or post-secondary studies. In working in OLC4O, students develop competencies in language by acquiring skills that they will need in order to graduate. Students … Read More

Do you have a business idea? Apply for the Summer Company program offered by the Ontario government to receive mentoring and financial assistance to get your business started! You may eligible if you  are currently a student, live in Ontario, are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, are between 15 and 29 years old, are … Read More

Kiera Vere, a Geography/Concurrent Education student at Nipissing University, recently completed her alternative placement with Virtual High School. Kiera will be completing her degree in April, 2018 at which point she will be a certified teacher, and we are sure she will be a tremendous educator. Alternative placements introduce teacher candidates like Kiera to non-traditional teaching … Read More