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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
We celebrate World Teachers’ Day every year on October 5th to recognize the commitment teachers make to educating students around the world. Teachers work in a variety of settings and experience a range of challenges. All teachers, however, are united in aiding and promoting student success and continuing the development of education. We called on the various teams … Read More
It’s October, and most students are well into the new school year. Most graduating students will be asking themselves the big questions: What should I do after high school? What line of work is right for me? Should I go to college or university? Begin an apprenticeship? Take a year off? Jump right into the … Read More
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
The time of year for post-secondary applications is quickly approaching! To help inform students about an exciting post-secondary option, VHS is going live on Facebook with a representative of the University of Waterloo on Monday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m. ET. We will discuss various topics regarding the university, including admissions requirements, programs, and any other … Read More
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
Run4Kids 2018: 5 km Run/Walk in Support of Make-A-Wish
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- on July 4, 2018.
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
Virtual High School, Florida Virtual School, and D2L Complete Ambitious K–5 Curriculum Project
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- on June 15, 2018.
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
Online Summer Courses: An Ideal Option to Upgrade Marks
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- on June 11, 2018.
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