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In its debut year, the Virtual High School International Student Bursary is already helping one young woman achieve her dream of attending a Canadian university. Designed to ensure that VHS courses are accessible to students from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds, the bursary is awarded to a non-Canadian student on the basis of financial … Read More

Are you ready to feel inspired? Read on to find out how Virtual High School student Jenyvette Hsia is working tirelessly to improve sustainability efforts in her community and beyond! Jenyvette has always gravitated toward the outdoors. As a child, she was fortunate to have a home that backed onto a small forest where she could … Read More

Looking for your new summer jam? Check out Sophie Luborsky’s debut single “Lonely Army” under her artist name Sophie Powers! Sophie’s punk-influenced pop ballad provides an unfiltered look at the feelings of isolation and helplessness that she has experienced throughout the last year. While recording an album in Los Angeles, California from September 2020 to … Read More

The Virtual High School community has the wonderful privilege of getting to explore the world through our domestic and international students’ eyes. This month, Grade 12 student Graci Bailey is giving us a peek at life on Prince Edward Island along the East coast of Canada. Come along! You don’t even need to hop on … Read More

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’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

When we reached out to VHS alumni Nasser Ghazi to ask him about his VHS experience, he told us, “To this day, I call VHS the single greatest learning experience of my life. It led me to get my bachelor’s degree in physics. Since then I am currently in France completing my master’s degree in … 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

Isaiah Grewal is a non-speaking apraxic autistic student currently enrolled in multiple courses in grades nine and ten with VHS. The flexible, online learning environment has allowed Isaiah to focus his energy on learning and achieving good grades, whereas the typical bricks-and-mortar school environment can cause Isaiah sensory overload and prevent effective learning. With interesting … Read More