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Meet Max, a Virtual High School student who has been accepted into the International Summer School for Young Physicists (ISSYP) at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario. The Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, education, and training in theoretical physics. Its mission is “To advance our understanding of the universe … Read More
Student Spotlight: The Fight Against Climate Change
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- on May 2, 2017.
Meet Alexander Romancia-Bishay, an 18 year old student from Nova Scotia. Alexander was born on the west coast of Canada and spent his early years in various parts of British Columbia. When Alexander was 12, he and his family traveled across Canada and the United States before moving to Ontario where they ran a small … Read More
Hi, I’m Amanda Regan, a former student of Virtual High School (VHS)! I have now graduated from university and returned to VHS to complete my alternative practicum for my Bachelor of Education. I completed all 30 credits and 4 years of high school with VHS, graduating in 2012. VHS was the best preparation for … Read More
Meet Joel Wood who is originally from Sudbury, Ontario, where he lived with his parents and two brothers until he was three years old. His father’s career in mining took his family to Kleinzee, South Africa, where they lived for two and a half years. One trip that Joel recalls is a trip to Okavango … Read More
Student Spotlight: history, heritage & architecture
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- on November 29, 2016.
Photo by Martin Block, Toronto. Meet Andrew Yin, a grade twelve student from Toronto, Ontario. Andrew’s childhood was spent moving back and forth between China and Canada. His most recent move brought him back to Toronto where he has been since the second semester of grade 9. His dream after high school is to attend a … Read More
Meet Kristin Legault-Donkers! Kristin is a former Virtual High School student, a current university student, and a published author. During her high school career, Kristin completed several courses with VHS, including GLC2O – Career Studies GWL3O – Designing Your Future EWC4U – Writer’s Craft MCF3M – Functions & Applications MDM4U – Mathematics of Data Management Kristin … Read More
Maria Antonietta Gallo, one of our mature students, recently earned her Ontario Secondary School Diploma with Virtual High School (VHS). She is a wife and a mother of two wonderful children. At 40 years of age, Maria came to VHS to improve her English skills. She lives in Italy but was born in Canada and … Read More
Meet Emrald! Emrald was a student with Virtual High School for four years and completed several courses with us. Recently, she earned her Ontario Secondary School Diploma through VHS. Emrald is a shining example of one of our talented students. Emrald discovered her passion for writing in grade nine. Since then, Emrald has been working towards … Read More
Meet Ericka Lugtu, one of our grade 12 students, moved from Alberta to Ontario and enrolled at VHS. Since the curriculum in Alberta differs from that of Ontario, Ericka thought that online, self-paced learning would be the best option for her. This plan would give her the necessary time to adjust to the new curriculum. … Read More
Student Spotlight: A Professional Skier Makes a Career Change
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- on June 30, 2016.
Meet Connor Scognamillo, who has been skiing since he was 3 years old! In the beginning, he enjoyed downhill skiing during annual family vacations to New Hampshire. When he was 6, Connor and his family moved from England to Canada. Here in Canada, he discovered freestyle skiing, which soon became his biggest passion. Connor joined the Mansfield Ski Club and … Read More