Virtual High School has recently collaborated with ChatterHigh to support our students in their exploration of potential career paths. Every VHS student now has access to the free ChatterHigh platform, so we recommend that you try it out! How Does ChatterHigh Work? Founded in 2009 by Lee Taal, ChatterHigh’s purpose is to motivate students to … Read More
Sera Bryce, a full-time Grade 10 student at Virtual High School, has known that she wanted to pursue a career in dance since she was a little girl. She even has “dance parents” for role models! Martine Lusignan and John Ottmann, both with extensive resumes in the dance world themselves, began coaching Sera when she … Read More
We’d like to introduce you to Dr. John Earle, the owner of South Huron Veterinary Clinic, in this month’s Career Spotlight. Dr. Earle majored in animal science at Dalhousie University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree, and graduated with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Guelph. Working as an … Read More
Virtual High School and the Althouse College of Education: Online Practicum Program
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- on March 25, 2021.
In March of 2020, Virtual High School and Virtual Elementary School began working with coordinators for the teacher education program at Western University to create learning opportunities for teacher candidates. Our common goal was to provide ways for teacher candidates to gain experience teaching in an online environment. The project challenged us to quickly overcome … Read More
We’re excited to feature Cassidy Moulton for Virtual High School’s Student Spotlight Series this month! Currently a full-time Grade 10 student at VHS, Cassidy actually got started on her online learning journey in Grade 7 with our sister institution, Virtual Elementary School. Cassidy started to feel uncomfortable in a traditional school environment as early as … Read More
Virtual High School and World Vision: Partners in a Global Education
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The increasing visibility of passionate and involved youth in the news is inspiring. Expanding interconnectivity and ever-improving access to information have created the perfect storm for encouraging youth to take a vehement interest in global affairs, social justice, human rights, environmental protections, and politics. Youth are emboldened and determined to make a difference. This world … Read More
In honour of International Women’s Day, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate some of our very own Virtual High School women in leadership roles. VHS is committed to helping create an equal world for all genders. We will raise awareness against bias, take action for equality, and celebrate women’s achievements. We choose to … Read More
Honouring a Most Extraordinary and Special Person: Julie O’Rourke
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- on March 4, 2021.
Julie Ann Elizabeth O’Rourke was a person who loved life and shared her joy for life with those who knew her. She was pre-eminently successful as a scholar and an artist, provided deep insight into any challenge of the heart, and never missed an opportunity to bring friends and family together. She was a photographer … Read More
The John Smallwood Bursary is Now Available Every Month
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Virtual High School is excited to announce that we now offer the John Smallwood Bursary monthly! Our mission as a school is to empower students, and a key part of this mission is ensuring that our courses are accessible to Canadian students from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds. The John Smallwood Bursary was designed … Read More
Virtual High School is excited to announce that we now offer a bursary for international students! Our mission as a school is to empower students, and a key part of this mission is ensuring that our courses are accessible to students around the world from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds. The VHS International Student … Read More