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Holiday Donation 2017

With the shopping season upon us, it can be easy to lose sight of the true meaning of the holidays. One aspect of the holidays that Virtual High School wants to focus on is giving. We want to help make the holiday season a joyful time for all families in our community by donating to the Huron County … Read More

Applications are now being accepted for the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award which is granted to individuals who are deemed to be compassionate and altruistic in their aim to better the lives of others. The successful candidate will have the ability to inspire and positively affect others while demonstrating fortitude in overcoming challenges. Candidates who have successfully … Read More

Meet William Murrill, a student who has been studying with Virtual High School (VHS) since 2010. He came to VHS to experience the extra flexibility he needed in his education, and has found great success in doing so. He has been achieving top marks in all of his courses and is now in the process … Read More

STEAM Horizon Awards

The STEAM Horizon Awards invite Canadian youth to promote changes in their communities by working within the following disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). Five winners will be selected for a $25,000 prize, will be invited to Ottawa during Science Odyssey Week, and will be recognized at the Foundation’s award ceremony in May 2018. … Read More

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week takes place during the week of November 19-25, 2017. 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 behavior directed at an individual or individuals. Such behaviour is intended … Read More

Cambridge Immerse is a two-week educational experience in the United Kingdom in which participants gain insight into a chosen discipline. The program offers several subject options, including architecture, biology, chemistry, computer science, creative writing, economics, engineering, English literature, global leadership, history, international relations, law, management, mathematics, medicine, philosophy, and physics. Tutors from Oxford and Cambridge University lead the tutorials and seminars. During the program, students … Read More

Remembrance Week

November 5-11 marks Remembrance Week, a period of time in which we reflect on the price paid for our freedom. Our remembrance of the sacrifices others have made for our freedom lives on throughout the year, but this week is home to many events, activities, and ceremonies that pay special honour, respect, and appreciation to … Read More

On Sunday, September 3rd over 120 runners/walkers, over 35 volunteers, and many spectators joined us in Bayfield to support Aiden, a 14-year-old boy from Middlesex County who has a cardiac condition. Aiden is a Wish Child with Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario whose wish the be the Prime Minister of Canada! Donations are still coming in, so … Read More

Fish Art Contest

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (Fish and Wildlife Services Branch) is holding an artwork contest. They are looking for artwork to include on the 2018 Young Angler’s Licence. Entries also must include a one page essay about the fish and how to protect it for future generations. This year’s fish species are the Muskellunge and … Read More

Virtual High School is excited to announce the launch of a new version of HHS4C, Families in Canada, Grade 12, College Preparation. This course focuses on understanding individual development from adolescence to adulthood, relationships in the family, the development of intimate relationships, and parenting and child rearing. The introductory unit focuses on the history, evolution, and … Read More