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These Are a Few of Our Favourite Teachers

We know that Monday was World Teachers’ Day, but at Virtual High School we are taking the full week to celebrate and honour teachers with a little something we’re calling World Teachers’ Day Week. Because a single day just doesn’t feel like enough this year.  Today we’re focusing on the teaching profession, and remembering that … Read More

On Thursday, April 25th, several Huron County students along with their family members and the award sponsors gathered at the Bayfield Town Hall for the 2019 YMCA Celebration of Youth Awards. These awards aim to recognize the youth in the county who have demonstrated compassion, innovation, academic responsibility, development of personal talents, and active leadership … 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

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

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

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

Meet Maddy Hearne, a VHS student who is one of the Youth Ambassadors for 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

Join us on September 3rd, 2017 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) in order to grant the wish of a … Read More

This is the fourth post in our series of mental health stories. We want to remove the stigma surrounding mental illness by talking about it, so we are sharing real stories from our students and staff about the difficult realities of mental illness.  Our Stories I had to deal with a mild depression during a … Read More

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week takes place during the week of November 20-26, 2016. 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