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Have questions about Ontario’s online learning requirement for graduation?? We’ve got you covered! Check out some of our most frequently asked questions about this new policy. Don’t forget that ALL Virtual High School credits count towards the online learning requirement! What is the online learning requirement in Ontario? Students must successfully complete the equivalent of … Read More

Interested in learning more about how you can give back AND earn community involvement hours for your diploma requirement? Let’s take a look at why the Ontario Ministry of Education has a volunteer component for its diploma and explore some ways that you can get involved with local organizations! Why does Ontario have a community … Read More

Ever wondered what it’s like to earn your Ontario Secondary School Diploma online? Meet Laura Kohlsmith. She’s a recent graduate who completed almost all of her 30 OSSD credits at VHS, earned the Ontario Scholar Certificate, and is now deep into her studies at York University. Let’s learn more about her tips and tricks for … Read More

Whether you want to accelerate through high school, need to upgrade a mark from last year, or need to meet a prerequisite requirement for college or university, there are many reasons why taking an online course with Virtual High School this year could help you.  1. Develop valuable post-secondary habits and skills. Taking an online … Read More

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

Meet Yuichiro Takashima! Yuichiro has been a student with Virtual High School for three years. Currently, Yuichiro is travelling through Venezuela while completing his VHS courses. In the following statement, he describes his discovery of VHS as “a beacon of hope. . .an inspiration.” Yuichiro’s experience with VHS has been entirely positive. Before coming to … Read More