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Virtual High School is excited to announce the launch of a new version of HHS4C, Families in Canada, Grade 12, College Preparation. This course focuses on understanding individual development from adolescence to adulthood, relationships in the family, the development of intimate relationships, and parenting and child rearing. The introductory unit focuses on the history, evolution, and … 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 October, and most students are well into their new school year. For graduating students, it’s time to start thinking about life after high school. What career is right for you? Will you further your education in a post-secondary institution, begin an apprenticeship, take a year off school, or jump right into the workforce? These … Read More

World Teacher’s Day

We celebrate World Teacher’s Day on October 5 each year to recognize the commitment teachers make to educating students around the world. At VHS, our highly qualified teachers provide excellent student support and are a vital part of an overall positive student experience. It might interest you to know that our curriculum coordinators, department heads, course writers, and content … Read More

Run4Kids 2017 Recap

On Sunday, September 3rd over 120 runners/walkers, over 35 volunteers, and many spectators joined us in Bayfield to support Aiden, a 14-year-old boy from Middlesex County who has a cardiac condition. Aiden is a Wish Child with Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario whose wish the be the Prime Minister of Canada! Donations are still coming in, so … Read More

Virtual High School is thrilled to announce a brand new course offering: SNC4M, Science, a grade 12 university/college preparation course. This course enables students, including those pursuing post-secondary programs that do not focus solely on the sciences, to increase their understanding of science and issues in health-related fields. Students will explore nutritional science, pathogens and … Read More

The Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship is the generous award given by Julie’s parents following their daughter’s death in 2011 after she succumbed to a rare cancer called adenoid cystic carcinoma. Julie was one of those rare people who loved life and could make you love yours, was pre-eminently successful as a scholar and an artist, … Read More

Ontario Universities’ Fair 2017

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 22-24, 2017 (10 AM to 5 PM 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, … Read More

Join us on September 3rd, 2017 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) in order to grant the wish of a … Read More

Co-Op Student Spotlight: Kevin

My name is Kevin den Dunnen, and I am a Student Content Developer here at Virtual High School (VHS). I have lived just outside Goderich, Ontario my entire life. I consider myself an athletic person, playing competitive soccer across Western Ontario, racing motocross, going to the gym, and swimming. My hobbies include staying involved in new … Read More