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Making a Plan

How many times have you heard, “you need a plan”?  Having a plan sets you up for success, but even better yet is to make your own plan.  Why? Likely up until now, teachers, parents, coaches, etc. have been setting deadlines and due dates for you. If you attend a bricks-and-mortar school, the timelines are set. … Read More

Virtual High School’s hometown of Bayfield, Ontario has been making the news lately for its initiative to be a plastic-free community—the first community to be recognized as such in North America, in fact. A grassroots group called Blue Bayfield has worked hard to make this a reality for Bayfield by taking steps to reduce plastic … Read More

Setting Goals

The new year often causes many of us to think about new beginnings. It’s a common time for making resolutions. What are your goals 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 you have … Read More

Holiday Donation 2018

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

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

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

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

On Sunday, September 2nd, 126 runners and walkers, 35 volunteers, and many spectators joined us in Bayfield to support Jesse, an 11-year-old boy from Middlesex County who has been battling cancer. Jesse is a Wish child with Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario (SWO), and his wish is to go to Costa Rica. We are thrilled to share … Read More

Wow. That’s just fantastic! Wow. That’s just fantastic… How did you read the above messages? Which one sticks out to you as more friendly? It was likely easy for you to decide, but did you know that someone else may disagree with you? How you interpret a message depends on many factors. Something that has … Read More