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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

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

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

It’s October, and most students are well into their new school year. For graduating students, it’s time to start thinking about life after high school. What career is right for you? Will you further your education in a post-secondary institution, begin an apprenticeship, take a year off school, or jump right into the workforce? These … Read More

Meet Maddy Hearne, a VHS student who is one of the Youth Ambassadors with the Dear Everybody campaign. Dear Everybody is raising the voices of kids and young adults with disabilities to share information, raise awareness, and educate people on how to treat individuals with disabilities.  “The minute we judge and tell someone they cannot do something … Read More