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Run4Kids 2019 Recap: Jennica’s Wish

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  • on October 29, 2019.

On September 1, 2019, 126 participants, 35 volunteers, and a crowd of spectators came together for the 7th annual Run4Kids. Each year this event is presented by Virtual High School to raise funds for Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario. This year’s run was in support of Jennica, a 16-year-old living with kidney disease. Jennica’s wish is to visit … Read More

Mental Health Is for Everyone

Today is World Mental Health Day. Let’s all take a minute to celebrate and raise awareness of mental health. Mental health is for everyone. It’s more than just the absence of mental illness or being happy all the time. It’s about feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s … Read More

October is here, and the new school year is well underway. If you’re a graduating student you may be asking yourself some big questions. What should I do after high school? Should I go to college or university? Do an apprenticeship? Jump right into the workforce? Take a year off? Every graduating student faces these decisions. … Read More

People always ask what sets us apart from other online schools. We usually mention three things: our flexible model, exceptional customer service, and outstanding teachers. Our certified teachers help VHS students to succeed every day. Because our students depend on our teachers, VHS offers annual professional development opportunities to our teaching staff. It’s how we … Read More

New Course: GLC2O Career Studies

We have launched an updated version of GLC2O Career Studies! This relaunched course features a fresh style and new content that meets newly announced Ministry expectations. As we continue to launch and relaunch courses at VHS, all will be updated with this new style. Students in GLC20 plan for their future, exploring paths into the … Read More

A Day in the Life of an Online Student

Hi, I’m Amanda! You may remember me from my student spotlight: My Return to VHS. I was asked to share more about my experience as an online student to give you a better idea of what it’s like, or at least what it was like for me. Usually I was working on four courses at a time, … Read More

Virtual High School’s sister company, Virtual Elementary School (VES), has officially launched revamped Grades 7 and 8 mathematics courses. This completes the brand-new Grades 1–8 mathematics suite. Here is what these new courses are designed to do: Build an Understanding of Fundamental Concepts Students develop a solid understanding of fundamental concepts through comprehensive teaching, engaging … Read More

Whether you want to accelerate through high school, need to upgrade a mark from last year, or need to meet a prerequisite requirement for college or university, there are many reasons why taking an online course with Virtual High School this year could help you.  1. Develop valuable post-secondary habits and skills. Taking an online … 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

It’s that time of year again! Preparing for the new school year is exciting for some and stressful for others. Wherever you stand, we have some tips that will reduce your stress and improve your chances of success. 1. Know your schedule and courses. Get organized before school starts. Learn your schedule and where your … Read More