Fast Track Courses: Maximizing Success in Minimal Time
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- on June 17, 2019.
Every student encounters different challenges while striving to get into the post-secondary school of their choice or earn their OSSD. Virtual High School’s understanding of this resulted in their fundamental practice of offering self-paced, flexible—anywhere, anytime—OSSD credit courses. One significant challenge students encounter is that they need to earn a credit quickly. When this happens, … Read More
Exam season can be stressful! Did you know that stress can actually impair your ability to perform your best on the test? Here are a few things you can do to decrease your stress to maximize your ability to succeed! 1) Calm Your Mind and Body Anxiety is the feeling you get when you worry … Read More
Are you worried that summer school is going to hinder your summer plans? Do you think taking courses over the summer is going to prevent you from getting outside and enjoying the beautiful weather? What if there were a way to further your education and still enjoy your summer holidays? There are many reasons why … Read More
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
University Programs with Availability for September 2019
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- on June 7, 2019.
Are you an Ontario secondary school student applying to an Ontario university and have not received an offer of admission? If so, check out the Admission Information Service! Education can take you in any number of different directions, so get in touch with the OUAC for more learning opportunities. The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) … Read More
Virtual High School’s sister company, Virtual Elementary School (VES), is excited to announce the launch of three new junior math courses! The grades 4–6 courses are now available in addition to the grades 1–3 math courses launched earlier this year. Building on the foundational math concepts and skills established in Grades 1–3 math, Grades 4–6 … Read More
Derek Sharpe, an economics and social science teacher candidate at Western University, recently completed his alternative placement at Virtual High School. This placement was the final step in his Bachelor of Education program, which he will graduate from to become a certified teacher in June. Derek first became interested in Virtual High School when he … Read More
Course Spotlight: OLC4O (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course)
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- on May 30, 2019.
Students who wish to earn their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) must meet the provincial secondary school literacy requirement. The literacy requirement can be met two ways: Successful completion of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) or Successful completion the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course (OLC4O) The OSSLT can … Read More
On Thursday, April 25th, several Huron County students along with their family members and the award sponsors gathered at the Bayfield Town Hall for the 2019 YMCA Celebration of Youth Awards. These awards aim to recognize the youth in the county who have demonstrated compassion, innovation, academic responsibility, development of personal talents, and active leadership … Read More
“Mental health is about more than mental illness. It’s more than being happy all the time. It’s about feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s highs and lows. Everyone deserves to feel well, whatever their mental health experience. And we all need a support system to lean on.” … Read More