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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

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

Ontario Universities’ Fair 2019

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 27–29, 2019 (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

The transition from high school to college or university can be daunting. Some students struggle to adapt to different teaching styles and new academic responsibilities. Online learning in high school can ease this transition by helping students to develop important skills such as personal responsibility, effective study habits, and the ability to overcome academic challenges. … Read More