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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

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

At Virtual High School, we know just how quickly costs can add up when you venture off to college or university! Launched in 2021, the Sommerville Scholarship was created to help alleviate some of those financial concerns for students choosing to pursue programs in the areas of history, geography, politics, or economics. Named for one … Read More

The Ontario Ministry of Education has been working for the last few years on a “de-streaming” initiative for its curriculum. From what they’ve announced, their plan is to completely de-stream Grades 9 and 10 in Ontario. So, what does this mean for students and their families? We’ve gathered the answers to some of the most … Read More

It’s an exciting time of year for Virtual High School students as they accept their offers of admission from post-secondary institutions all over Canada and around the world. Let’s take a look at Lev Rudovskiy’s journey from high school to Toronto Metropolitan University! Four years ago, Lev took a giant leap in moving to Canada … Read More

Looking for summer school options? Have a tight college or university deadline to meet? Need to finish one last credit to graduate? Want to lighten your course load for the fall? We’ve got you covered at Virtual High School! The beauty of the asynchronous model at VHS is that while you’re making plans to hit … Read More

For more than 25 years, Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) tests have been given by the province of Ontario to test the reading and mathematical readiness of students as they prepare for higher education and the workforce. These tests often caused students and teachers considerable stress as they felt that their test scores might … Read More