Virtual High School’s sister company, Virtual Elementary School (VES), has officially launched revamped Grades 7 and 8 mathematics courses. This completes the brand-new Grades 1–8 mathematics suite. Here is what these new courses are designed to do: Build an Understanding of Fundamental Concepts Students develop a solid understanding of fundamental concepts through comprehensive teaching, engaging … Read More
4 Reasons to Take an Online Course This School Year
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- on August 21, 2019.
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
The John Smallwood Bursary makes VHS courses accessible to deserving students by offering the full tuition cost of one VHS course to a student who is economically disadvantaged. The bursary is awarded in January, March, May, July, September, and November of each year. Students must apply for the bursary by the 15th of the awarding month … Read More
It’s that time of year again! Preparing for the new school year is exciting for some and stressful for others. Wherever you stand, we have some tips that will reduce your stress and improve your chances of success. 1. Know your schedule and courses. Get organized before school starts. Learn your schedule and where your … Read More
Planning to attend university next year? Not sure which school is right for you? Be sure to check out the Ontario Universities’ Fair happening September 27–29, 2019 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This is the only event where you can see ALL Ontario universities in one place at one time, and it … Read More
Preparing for Post-Secondary Through Online Learning
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- on August 2, 2019.
The transition from high school to college or university can be daunting. Some students struggle to adapt to different teaching styles and new academic responsibilities. Online learning in high school can ease this transition by helping students to develop important skills such as personal responsibility, effective study habits, and the ability to overcome academic challenges. … Read More
Run4Kids 2019: 5 km Run/Walk in Support of Make-A-Wish
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- on July 23, 2019.
Join us on September 1, 2019, 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). Together, … Read More
(Alexandra on set for her recent guest role in Hallmark’s Good Witch) Alexandra Chaves is a VHS student from Cambridge, Ontario. She is a thriving dancer and actor with an impressive background in those art forms. At age four, Alexandra began training in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary dance and has won … Read More
The Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship: Deadline Approaching
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- on July 12, 2019.
The Julie O’Rourke Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Julie by her parents following a three-year battle with cancer. The award is valued at $1000 and intended to offset expenses for a student pursuing post-secondary studies in the fine arts. Julie loved life and could make you love yours. She was a scholar and … Read More
Enrichment opportunities outside of school are a great way for students to gain experience and expand their horizons. At VHS, we encourage students to explore these opportunities through educational programs so they can take advantage of the benefits that may serve them well in the future. Many program deadlines are quickly approaching, so we encourage … Read More