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

You’re enrolled in a self-paced, online course. Where do you start? How will you maintain focus? One really important thing to remember about this style of learning is that the self-motivation and self-direction required to complete the course are excellent life skills that will be of benefit to you long after you have finished your work with VHS. … Read More

Calling all entrepreneurial spirits: right this way to the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition! The Ontario Centres of Excellence and Government of Ontario invite high school students to pitch their business ideas in a two-minute video that will be voted on by experts and the public. The video should explain your idea, what problem will be … Read More

Explore: 2018 Program

The Explore Program is put on by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada. The program offers young people the opportunity to travel, learn, practice the French language, and experience new cultures. This program can be taken in the spring or summer by people with any skill level in French. The program helps students further develop their French … Read More

It’s important and sometimes difficult to decide which courses to take. The most important thing to do in selecting courses is to PLAN EARLY! Students and parents must begin making high school course decisions in grade 8 as students prepare for entry into grade 9. A decision that can significantly affect students’ paths throughout high … Read More

Win a FREE Course!

With the second semester quickly approaching, Virtual High School (VHS) is giving away free tuition for one course to one lucky student, valued at up to $579! Why would a student take online courses? To meet a prerequisite requirement for high school, college, or university To accommodate your timetable at your home school or to take … Read More

New Course: ENG4U – English

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Course writers, developers, and teachers have been working over the past several months on a new version of the already popular ENG4U course. This course fulfills the grade 12 English requirement of students earning their OSSDs and is excellent preparation for virtually all disciplines that students might study at colleges and universities. Professors and leaders in … Read More

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

Setting Goals

The new year often causes many of us to think about new beginnings and is a common time for resolutions. What goals do you have for this year? Setting Goals Where do you start? Think about the changes you want to make in your life. Do you want to start doing something? Stop doing something? Once … Read More

Reflecting on 2017 at VHS

2017 has been another busy and exciting year at Virtual High School. As we gear up for 2018, we’d like to reflect on some of the big events of this year.  New Courses Virtual High School’s academic departments continued to work on updating and launching courses this year. In 2017, SNC4M launched and ENG2P, CHA3U, … Read More