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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship at Virtual High School. The scholarship, worth $1,000, acts as a legacy for a young woman who was passionate about fine art, photography, and life itself. Awarded each year to a VHS student pursuing education in a fine arts or … Read More

In honour of Canadian Music Week this year, we decided to take a look at the inner workings of the music industry by interviewing Devi Ekanand, Senior Vice President of Marketing and New Media at Coalition Music. Dedicated to artist management and independent record production, Coalition Music has helped to shape the Canadian music field … Read More

Looking for your new summer jam? Check out Sophie Luborsky’s debut single “Lonely Army” under her artist name Sophie Powers! Sophie’s punk-influenced pop ballad provides an unfiltered look at the feelings of isolation and helplessness that she has experienced throughout the last year. While recording an album in Los Angeles, California from September 2020 to … Read More

The Virtual High School community has the wonderful privilege of getting to explore the world through our domestic and international students’ eyes. This month, Grade 12 student Graci Bailey is giving us a peek at life on Prince Edward Island along the East coast of Canada. Come along! You don’t even need to hop on … Read More

Looking for some extra help with those steep college and university price tags? Check out our new scholarship! Named after one of Virtual High School’s most dedicated teachers, the Sommerville Scholarship was designed to assist students pursuing post-secondary studies in history, geography, economics, or politics with tuition and expenses. Awarded annually, the scholarship is valued … Read More

Teacher Appreciation Day

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day to all of our wonderful teachers at Virtual High School! It’s been an immensely challenging year, but teachers all across the globe have continued to do what they do best: educate, support, and inspire. Their dedication to their students is nothing short of heroic, and we are so grateful to have … Read More

We’re proud to wrap up our month of environmental awareness by highlighting Ben Weir, the lead of policy, research, and development at the Independent Electricity System Operator. With a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History degree, as well as a Master of International Public Policy degree, Ben Weir is no stranger to hard … Read More

Virtual High School has recently collaborated with ChatterHigh to support our students in their exploration of potential career paths. Every VHS student now has access to the free ChatterHigh platform, so we recommend that you try it out! How Does ChatterHigh Work? Founded in 2009 by Lee Taal, ChatterHigh’s purpose is to motivate students to … Read More

Sera Bryce, a full-time Grade 10 student at Virtual High School, has known that she wanted to pursue a career in dance since she was a little girl. She even has “dance parents” for role models! Martine Lusignan and John Ottmann, both with extensive resumes in the dance world themselves, began coaching Sera when she … Read More

We’d like to introduce you to Dr. John Earle, the owner of South Huron Veterinary Clinic, in this month’s Career Spotlight. Dr. Earle majored in animal science at Dalhousie University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree, and graduated with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Guelph. Working as an … Read More