Writing Your Way Out of the Status Quo: Grade 12 English
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- on January 6, 2022.
Virtual High School’s new grade 12 academic English course, ENG4U, is anything but status quo! In fact, the entire course empowers you to explore the idea of status quo and the extent to which, as poet and activist Sonia Sanchez asserts, “all writers are political.” Whether you are developing the power of your own voice, … Read More
The holiday season is the perfect time to acknowledge local not-for-profit organizations and volunteers who give back to their community all year long. This December, we’re highlighting Tobias Ireland, the public information officer for the London Search and Rescue (LSAR) team! Founded in 2002, the London Search and Rescue team is comprised of highly-skilled volunteers … Read More
In order to make informed political decisions, students need to have the skills and knowledge required for deciphering the political contexts that surround them. Our new Canadian and International Politics (CPW4U) course gives students the opportunity to analyze current political matters from a number of different vantage points. Students will explore political decision-making and ways … Read More
It comes as no surprise that people around the world have become much more introspective and reflective over the course of the pandemic. Great minds everywhere are looking for solutions to complex issues like poverty, systemic racism, and healthcare shortages. The courses in Virtual High School’s Canadian and World Studies Department cover the geographic, economic, … Read More
Now that the colder weather is upon us in Ontario, we’re already reminiscing about warmer, sunnier times when we could do our favourite things with our favourite people. Golf is one of the sports that became extremely popular over the past two summers with COVID-19 restrictions in place, as many of our VHS staff members … Read More
Career Spotlight: Andrew McIntosh, Restaurateur and Chef
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- on October 28, 2021.
It’s no secret that we LOVE food at Virtual High School. Luckily, our administrative building is situated in the beautiful town of Bayfield, Ontario, where we have access to amazing restaurants and even better hospitality. This month, we were fortunate enough to get the opportunity to interview Andrew McIntosh, the co-owner and head chef at … Read More
We can all agree that one of the greatest advantages of globe-trotting is getting the opportunity to experience different cuisines. While we can’t do much about the travel restrictions in the world right now, we CAN introduce you to Sahil Omair, one of our favourite up-and-coming chefs! Born in Canada, raised in Dubai, and currently … Read More
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