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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

Wow. That’s just fantastic! Wow. That’s just fantastic… How did you read the above messages? Which one sticks out to you as more friendly? It was likely easy for you to decide, but did you know that someone else may disagree with you? How you interpret a message depends on many factors. Something that has … Read More

Polar Expressions Publishing is holding its 13th annual poetry and short story contests for students. Polar Expressions does not charge an entry fee and offers great prizes to students from different grade levels (kindergarten to Grade 12). If your work is selected, it will be published in a collection in early June.  The rules listed at the … Read More

Happy World Teachers’ Day

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

Meet Briar Nolet, a grade 12 Virtual High School student who is a remarkably successful dancer and actor. She has taken online courses throughout her high school career and will soon earn her Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with VHS. Briar currently plays Richelle on The Next Step, a dance series that airs on the … Read More

A Day in the Life of an Online Student

Hi, I’m Amanda! You may remember me from my student spotlight: My Return to VHS. I was asked to share more about my experience as an online student to give you a better idea of what it’s like, or at least what it was like for me. Usually I was working on four courses at a time, … Read More

Another new school year is about to begin in Ontario and to celebrate, Virtual High School (VHS) is providing five days of giveaways. Prizes include one of each of the following: $50 off tuition for any VHS course $100 off tuition for any VHS course $150 off tuition for any VHS course $200 off tuition for … Read More