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After his life took a sudden turn several years ago, Kyle Farwell decided to go back to school. Kyle worked as a personal trainer in the health and fitness industry for many years. After sustaining a spinal cord injury, he made the tough decision to pursue a new career helping others with spinal cord injuries … Read More

Join us on September 2, 2018 in Bayfield, Ontario for a morning of family fun, sport, entertainment, and fundraising — all for a good cause! Virtual High School is working with the Optimist Club of Bayfield to organize this year’s Run4Kids event, a 5 km Run/Walk. All proceeds will be donated to Make-A-Wish® Southwestern Ontario (SWO). Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with … Read More

Let’s examine key study skills so you can avoid the temptation to take short cuts when writing papers, listening to instructional videos or lectures, or studying for quizzes, tests, or exams. Working with credible sources will allow you to create writing and presentations that reflect valid ideas and research. Consider the following questions: Who created … 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

Jessica eagerly began the Final Module of her English course. First assignment: Short Story. She grabbed a piece of paper and a pen to brainstorm the key elements. An hour later, Jessica sat staring blankly at her desk amidst a heap of crumpled papers. Disillusioned and frustrated, she decided to grab a snack and start again. … Read More

Do you have a business idea? Apply for the Summer Company program offered by the Ontario government to receive mentoring and financial assistance to get your business started! You may eligible if you  are currently a student, live in Ontario, are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, are between 15 and 29 years old, are … 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

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