To help inform our students about exciting post-secondary options, VHS hosted several live, online info sessions this fall with representatives from universities and colleges across Ontario. If you are interested in learning more about any of the post-secondary institutions below, be sure to watch the recorded info session and comment with any questions or feedback … Read More
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
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
Are you a student who is interested in a STEAM-related field? Are you an aspiring scientist, inventor, or designer? Do you want to create positive change in your community? Well, here is your chance to show what you can do—and win money toward your post-secondary education! The STEAM Horizon Awards invite Canadian youth to promote … 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
Google Science Fair 2018: Share your best ideas with the world
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- on November 14, 2018.
The Google Science Fair is an amazing opportunity open to teams and individuals from ages 13 – 18. This global online science and engineering competition encourages youth to change the world. Watch this short video below to learn more about the Google Science Fair: There are a total of 179 prizes available during this year’s … Read More
The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s Fish and Wildlife Services Branch are holding the 16th annual Kids’ Fish Art Contest. They are looking for artwork to include on the 2019 young angler’s license. The winning artwork will also advance to an international competition. Entries must include a one-page essay about the fish and how … Read More
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
Teacher Spotlight: Providing Support Beyond the Classroom
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- on October 26, 2018.
Ms. Letwiniuk’s hometown. Red Lake, Ontario. Being an educator can involve much more than teaching and assessing student progress. For many, it goes beyond the classroom and into the local and global communities. VHS teacher Dana Letwiniuk is a great example of an educator who goes above and beyond to promote positive change for students. … Read More