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Sera Bryce, a full-time Grade 10 student at Virtual High School, has known that she wanted to pursue a career in dance since she was a little girl. She even has “dance parents” for role models! Martine Lusignan and John Ottmann, both with extensive resumes in the dance world themselves, began coaching Sera when she … Read More

We’d like to introduce you to Dr. John Earle, the owner of South Huron Veterinary Clinic, in this month’s Career Spotlight. Dr. Earle majored in animal science at Dalhousie University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree, and graduated with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Guelph. Working as an … Read More

We’re excited to feature Cassidy Moulton for Virtual High School’s Student Spotlight Series this month! Currently a full-time Grade 10 student at VHS, Cassidy actually got started on her online learning journey in Grade 7 with our sister institution, Virtual Elementary School. Cassidy started to feel uncomfortable in a traditional school environment as early as … Read More

This month’s Career Spotlight features Ren Navarro, the owner and operator of two Kitchener-based consulting businesses: Beer. Diversity. and Do Better. Be Better. In 2018, Ren founded Beer. Diversity. in order to bridge the gap in diversity and inclusion education within the hospitality industry, specifically targeting breweries, wineries, distilleries, and restaurants. Since then, she’s become … Read More

Welcome to the launch of Virtual High School’s Career Spotlight Series! The goal of this series is to introduce students to different types of careers, both familiar and unique, in order to build on the college and university program information that we present every fall in our Post-Secondary Info Series. A significant advantage of the … Read More

Our Favourite Teacher

You probably have that one teacher who stands out. You know, the the one whose classes were a blast, the one who went that extra mile or ten to support you, or the one who just taught you a lot about learning and life. For us that teacher is Mr. John Smallwood. Mr. Smallwood has … Read More

Teacher Spotlight: Lorraine Mlot

Besides being superhero educators, our teachers are wonderful people, each with their own passions and pursuits outside of teaching. We love to hear about the cool stuff our teachers do outside of school, about their personal achievements and accomplishments—and we sometimes find out after the fact! Well, someone ring the VHS bell, because we heard through … Read More

Xspace + VHS: Partners in Education

In 2018, Virtual High School and Xspace partnered to launch the full-time VHS-HELPS program in Beijing, China. Students who attend the HELPS program complete VHS courses through a unique blended-learning model, and they graduate with an OSSD. The HELPS blended-learning model creates a space for students to interact in purposeful ways with peers, digital course … Read More

Mastering math can be a tall order for many students. For volleyball player Ishaan Thandi, that was one tall order for the 6’1″ teen attacked head-on and triumphed, with assist by Niteo Hybrid Schooling. Ishaan has played with the Mississauga-based Pakmen Volleyball Club since he was in Grade 7. Averaging marks in the 90s, the … Read More

(Alexandra on set for her recent guest role in Hallmark’s Good Witch) Alexandra Chaves is a VHS student from Cambridge, Ontario. She is a thriving dancer and actor with an impressive background in those art forms. At age four, Alexandra began training in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary dance and has won … Read More