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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

We are thrilled to announce that Virtual High School’s sister school, Virtual Elementary School (VES), has launched three new innovative math courses for grades 1, 2, and 3! Math can be a difficult subject for young students, and without a proper understanding of the fundamentals, students may face future academic challenges. Our VES team has … Read More

Virtual High School’s hometown of Bayfield, Ontario has been making the news lately for its initiative to be a plastic-free community—the first community to be recognized as such in North America, in fact. A grassroots group called Blue Bayfield has worked hard to make this a reality for Bayfield by taking steps to reduce plastic … Read More

2018 was another busy and exciting year at Virtual High School. As we gear up for 2019, we’d like to reflect on some of the big events from the past year.  New Courses Virtual High School’s academic departments continued to work on updating courses. New versions of ENG4U, OLC4O, and MCR3U launched in 2018. ENG4U, … Read More

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Holidays

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  • on December 20, 2018.

During the holidays, it is easy to fall out of routine. Temptation takes over and we spend too much time eating, sleeping, and watching Netflix. While enjoying yourself and the company around you is important, it is also important to make the most of your time away from the classroom or computer. With that in … Read More

Holiday Donation 2018

The holiday season has arrived and Virtual High School staff are focused on how we can support the local community. It is a time of giving, and with that in mind we are aiming to provide families and youth in the area with some joy and happiness through donations. This year we will again be … Read More

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Applications are now being accepted for the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award. This award is open to students of all abilities and fields of study. To be considered for the award, you must Be in good academic standing Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada Be graduating from high school, be completing your first … Read More

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week takes place during the week of November 18-24. During this time students, staff, parents, and the community are encouraged to learn more about bullying and what they can do to prevent such occurrences. Bullying  is repeated, persistent, aggressive behaviour directed at an individual or individuals. Such behaviour is intended to … Read More

Veterans’ Week

We observe Veterans’ Week from November 5th to 11th. It is a time to remember the courage of our veterans and the sacrifices they made while serving our country. During this week, many events are planned to honour veterans and those who continue to serve in the Canadian Armed Forces. Over 2.3 million Canadians have served … Read More

The Math department is pleased to announce the launch of an updated version of the MCR3U course. It is the most popular prerequisite for accessing the university-track set of grade 12 math courses. MCR3U offers opportunities for students to refine their algebraic skills, notation, and analytical habits, along with delving more deeply into the world of … Read More