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What does it mean to be Canadian? To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, students are invited to participate in a national challenge to demonstrate their Canadian pride! Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), CBC/Radio Canada, and CIBC are asking students (grades K-12) to submit a drawing, video, photograph, painting, or craft for a chance to win Canada … Read More
In late 2016, we encouraged our students to enter a short story writing contest put on by Polar Expressions Publishing, and are happy to receive news that six Virtual High School students have, out of thousands of entries, made it through the first round of the contest. Our students’ work will be sent on to compete in … Read More
Youth Science Canada plays a crucial role in nurturing scientific interest among our youth. The organization is comprised of thousands of volunteer educators, scientists, parents, and engineers who all strive to broaden youth access to science. During March and April, young people across the country compete against other youth at local science fairs. The top students … Read More
Calling all entrepreneurial spirits: right this way to the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition! The Ontario Centres of Excellence and the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth invite students in grades 9-12 to pitch their business ideas in a two-minute video that will be voted on by experts and the public. The video should … Read More
The second semester is about to begin for many students and Virtual High School (VHS) is offering free tuition for one course (valued at up to $579) to one lucky student! VHS may be a great option for you for any of the following reasons: to meet a prerequisite requirement for high school, college, or university … Read More
Draw It, Snap It, Write It: 2017 Canada Day Challenge!
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- on January 20, 2017.
The Canada Day Challenge is put on by the Government of Canada every year to give young people across the country the opportunity to share their ideas on what makes them proud to be Canadian. This is a wonderful opportunity for individuals between 8 and 18 years of age to express their creativity. The winners will receive really … Read More
UPDATE (September 14, 2016): It’s your lucky day! The draw is back on for 2 additional free courses! The draw was performed one day earlier than originally listed in the posts. To make up for this error, we are offering 2 ADDITIONAL FREE course registrations. The same rules apply, but the deadline to enter is now … Read More
Google Science Fair 2016: What will you make better?
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- on March 22, 2016.
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: The grand prize is $50 000 in scholarship funding. Many other … Read More
Youth Science Canada plays a crucial role in nurturing scientific interest among our youth. The organization is comprised of thousands of volunteer educators, scientists, parents, and engineers who all strive to broaden youth access to science. Each March, Youth Science Canada issues a newsletter package that celebrates passionate, young Canadian innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and researchers who … Read More
We at Virtual High School are excited to welcome our new bell to its final, permanent location at our office. Since 2014, our bell has patiently resided in various places around our office, waiting for a permanent place of honor. Our bell proved to be a great conversation piece with visitors who were interested in this heavy, large … Read More