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Ethan Sommer is a 13 year old grade eight student from a small town called Dungannon, Ontario, that is fairly local to Virtual High School. He lives with his parents and sister as well as his cat, two dogs, and eleven chickens in an off-grid home that the family powers with solar and wind energy. … Read More

Leonid “Leo” Nediak is a 14-year-old, world-renowned Canadian pianist. He has performed with Canadian and American orchestras in many cities including Toronto, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Edmonton, New York City, Princeton, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Moscow, and more. Leonid was featured in the BRAMS symposium “Musicians: Born or Made?”, and more … Read More

Virtual Elementary School is Virtual High School’s sister school and offers online elementary level courses to students living anywhere in the world.  A common question that Virtual Elementary School (VES) receives is “How can my family use VES in our homeschooling plan?” The short answer is that VES is similar to using a textbook to learn … Read More

Non-homeschoolers often have many comments or questions about your decision to educate your children at home. They may be making conversation and are genuinely interested in the educational path you have chosen, or they may be totally opposed to your desire to homeschool. Such critics may have deeply ingrained beliefs because they are used to conventional … Read More

Making the decision to homeschool can be overwhelming for families, especially if they’re not sure where to begin. As providers of online homeschooling options, Virtual Elementary School and Virtual High School receive questions every day about homeschooling and how to begin. We’d like to share with you the top five things we think you should know … Read More

Meet Marco Tochijara! At VHS, Marco is known for being a pleasant, diligent, and hardworking student. Before switching to online schooling, Marco was homeschooled. Two years ago, Marco enrolled in VHS after attending another online school because he had heard that Virtual High School would be better able assist him in achieving his goal of entering the university … Read More