Have questions about Ontario’s online learning requirement for graduation?? We’ve got you covered! Check out some of our most frequently asked questions about this new policy. Don’t forget that ALL Virtual High School credits count towards the online learning requirement! What is the online learning requirement in Ontario? Students must successfully complete the equivalent of … Read More
Rewriting History: Grade 10 Academic Canadian History
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- on January 9, 2023.
When you hear the phrase “rewriting history”, what comes to mind first? It’s often used to indicate that the victors in a conflict have glossed over details to make their actions seem more honourable. If you spin the tale just right, nothing seems as bad or as corrupt or as violent as it really was. … Read More
‘Tis the Season: Giving Back with Community Involvement Hours
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- on December 20, 2022.
Interested in learning more about how you can give back AND earn community involvement hours for your diploma requirement? Let’s take a look at why the Ontario Ministry of Education has a volunteer component for its diploma and explore some ways that you can get involved with local organizations! Why does Ontario have a community … Read More
Many Virtual High School students in Grade 12 are currently in the process of applying to colleges and universities for fall 2023 admission. If you’re looking for a place to start your research on post-secondary institutions and the programs they offer, check out VHS alum Lilly Sato’s story about her journey to the University of … Read More
At VHS, we want to see you maximize your success in the courses you take with us, which is why we created our customized Student Academic Support service! In addition to the feedback provided by your teacher, the Student Academic Support (SAS) service is designed to offer personalized, prompt answers to questions you may have … Read More
Ever wondered what it’s like to earn your Ontario Secondary School Diploma online? Meet Laura Kohlsmith. She’s a recent graduate who completed almost all of her 30 OSSD credits at VHS, earned the Ontario Scholar Certificate, and is now deep into her studies at York University. Let’s learn more about her tips and tricks for … Read More
Investigating the Impossible: Grade 9 De-streamed Science
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- on September 7, 2022.
For many, science helps us better understand the phenomena of the natural and physical world. However, science is so much more than merely a way to explain the countless amazing things that often seem to defy explanation. Science can also help us solve any number of real-world problems or issues! In our newly launched Grade … Read More
If you had to take a guess at the key to great online education, what would you choose? Maybe the course content itself? It should be engaging, informative, and relevant. Perhaps the flexibility of the schedule? You want to be able to fit your lessons in around your busy lifestyle. Possibly the accessibility features, the … Read More
As the summer draws to a close, we’re eagerly anticipating the new students that we’ll get to meet in the fall. We know that our graduates heading to university and college are feeling the same way about the new connections they’ll make and adventures they’ll have on campuses across the globe. We’d love to introduce … Read More
Calling all artists! Do you have a passion for photography? A thirst for theatre? An appetite for animation? Apply for the Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship today! Created in honour of a beloved former VHS staff member, the Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship is designed to offset expenses for a student pursuing post-secondary studies in a fine … Read More