Looking for summer school options? Have a tight college or university deadline to meet? Need to finish one last credit to graduate? Want to lighten your course load for the fall? We’ve got you covered at Virtual High School! The beauty of the asynchronous model at VHS is that while you’re making plans to hit … Read More
Reading Between the Lines: Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course
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- on April 28, 2022.
For more than 25 years, Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) tests have been given by the province of Ontario to test the reading and mathematical readiness of students as they prepare for higher education and the workforce. These tests often caused students and teachers considerable stress as they felt that their test scores might … Read More
Named after a beloved teacher and course developer at Virtual High School, the John Smallwood Bursary is awarded to a deserving Canadian student of any age based on financial need and academic goals. Given twelves times per calendar year, the bursary covers the full tuition cost of a standard VHS course. This month we’re checking … Read More
International Women’s Day of 2022 is all about breaking biases! In recognition of this theme, we’re highlighting women in traditionally male-dominated careers who are challenging gender stereotypes and discrimination. We hope that you’ll celebrate their achievements by becoming inspired to take action against gender inequality in your own way! Lora McMillan Role Title: Senior … Read More
Yoav Eldan is no stranger to the natural beauty all over the world. Born in Spain, Yoav has already lived in several countries throughout his young life as a result of his father’s former position as the Consul General of Israel. In fact, Yoav spent a great deal of his childhood living in China where … Read More
Online Learning: The Virtual High School Difference
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- on February 7, 2022.
Looking to find out what makes Virtual High School different from other remote learning options? With over 20 years of experience designing online courses, Virtual High School has developed a unique approach to teaching in the online environment. In that time, we’ve learned a tremendous amount about what works well and what doesn’t. Let’s dive … Read More
If anything is positive about the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s the time that it afforded people to take up new hobbies and pursue their passions. Others may just be getting back to the hobbies or work that they love now. Want to learn how to play the mandolin? It’s a good time to do it. Always … Read More
Writing Your Way Out of the Status Quo: Grade 12 English
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- on January 6, 2022.
Virtual High School’s new grade 12 academic English course, ENG4U, is anything but status quo! In fact, the entire course empowers you to explore the idea of status quo and the extent to which, as poet and activist Sonia Sanchez asserts, “all writers are political.” Whether you are developing the power of your own voice, … Read More
The holiday season is the perfect time to acknowledge local not-for-profit organizations and volunteers who give back to their community all year long. This December, we’re highlighting Tobias Ireland, the public information officer for the London Search and Rescue (LSAR) team! Founded in 2002, the London Search and Rescue team is comprised of highly-skilled volunteers … Read More
In order to make informed political decisions, students need to have the skills and knowledge required for deciphering the political contexts that surround them. Our new Canadian and International Politics (CPW4U) course gives students the opportunity to analyze current political matters from a number of different vantage points. Students will explore political decision-making and ways … Read More