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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

Ontario Universities’ Fair 2018

Planning to attend university next year? Not sure which school is right for you? Be sure to check out the Ontario Universities’ Fair happening September 28–30, 2018 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This is the only event where you can see ALL Ontario universities in one place at one time, and it … Read More

We are excited to announce that Virtual High School’s learning environment, Brightspace, will be upgraded on August 1, 2018. The Daylight user interface is an update to the look and feel of Brightspace. The environment will feature fresh, new colours, buttons, icons, and fonts and will be easier to use on your smartphone or tablet. Because the navigation and … Read More

Join us on September 2, 2018 in Bayfield, Ontario for a morning of family fun, sport, entertainment, and fundraising — all for a good cause! Virtual High School is working with the Optimist Club of Bayfield to organize this year’s Run4Kids event, a 5 km Run/Walk. All proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish® Southwestern Ontario (SWO). Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with … Read More

Elementary Course Suite Set to Launch at FLVS for the 2018–2019 School Year Virtual High School (VHS), Florida Virtual School (FLVS), and D2L have completed an 18-month course development project to write, design, and develop 36 elementary courses from Kindergarten to Grade 5. The project—which produced 34,903 pages of content—is one of the largest content … Read More

It is commonly referred to as summer school, but taking courses over the summer with Virtual High School (VHS) is no different from taking courses with us at any other time of year. VHS offers ongoing enrollment and self-paced courses, allowing students to decide when to enroll and how they complete their courses, whether that be during … Read More

Are you an Ontario secondary school student applying to an Ontario university and have not received an offer of admission? If so, check out the Admission Information Service! Education can take you in any number of different directions, so get in touch with OUAC for more learning opportunities. The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) provides the Admission Information … Read More

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) is typically written in Grade 10 by all students who are working toward achieving the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. The purpose of the OSSLT is to determine whether or not students have acquired the literacy (reading and writing) skills that they are expected to have learned by the … Read More

“Mental health is about more than mental illness. It’s more than being happy all the time. It’s about feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s highs and lows. Everyone deserves to feel well, whatever their mental health experience. And we all need a support system to lean on.” – … Read More

We are happy to announce the launch of a new version of OLC4O, the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course. This course which consists of two units–reading and writing–prepares students for the workplace or post-secondary studies. In working in OLC4O, students develop competencies in language by acquiring skills that they will need in order to graduate. Students … Read More