To help inform our students about exciting post-secondary options, VHS will be hosting several live, online info sessions this fall with representatives from universities and colleges across Ontario. If you are interested in learning more about any of the post-secondary institutions below, be sure to tune into the live session and ask questions. The sessions … Read More
Google Science Fair 2018: Share your best ideas with the world
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- on November 14, 2018.
The Google Science Fair is an amazing opportunity open to teams and individuals from ages 13 – 18. This global online science and engineering competition encourages youth to change the world. Watch this short video below to learn more about the Google Science Fair: There are a total of 179 prizes available during this year’s … Read More
The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s Fish and Wildlife Services Branch are holding the 16th annual Kids’ Fish Art Contest. They are looking for artwork to include on the 2019 young angler’s license. The winning artwork will also advance to an international competition. Entries must include a one-page essay about the fish and how … Read More
We observe Veterans’ Week from November 5th to 11th. It is a time to remember the courage of our veterans and the sacrifices they made while serving our country. During this week, many events are planned to honour veterans and those who continue to serve in the Canadian Armed Forces. Over 2.3 million Canadians have served … Read More
The Math department is pleased to announce the launch of an updated version of the MCR3U course. It is the most popular prerequisite for accessing the university-track set of grade 12 math courses. MCR3U offers opportunities for students to refine their algebraic skills, notation, and analytical habits, along with delving more deeply into the world of … Read More
Teacher Spotlight: Providing Support Beyond the Classroom
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- on October 26, 2018.
Ms. Letwiniuk’s hometown. Red Lake, Ontario. Being an educator can involve much more than teaching and assessing student progress. For many, it goes beyond the classroom and into the local and global communities. VHS teacher Dana Letwiniuk is a great example of an educator who goes above and beyond to promote positive change for students. … Read More
Do Your Homework Before Applying to University or College
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- on October 24, 2018.
Do you wonder what should go in your university application package? The first place to look is your program’s web page on the institution’s website. Comprehensive research on the qualities that are considered to be desirable by your program’s admissions committee can prove to be very rewarding in the long run. To help with that, … Read More
Run4Kids 2018 Recap: Jesse’s Wish Reveal (UPDATED)
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- on October 22, 2018.
On Sunday, September 2nd, 126 runners and walkers, 35 volunteers, and many spectators joined us in Bayfield to support Jesse, an 11-year-old boy from Middlesex County who has been battling cancer. Jesse is a Wish child with Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario (SWO), and his wish is to go to Costa Rica. We are thrilled to share … Read More
Erika Berg is a recent Virtual High School graduate. She completed her final high school course with VHS in August and is now studying history at the prestigious University of Oxford in the UK. Living in Spain, Erika didn’t know what it would be like to study an online curriculum. She’s now glad she gave … Read More
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