OVS BLOG & NEWSLETTERS

What “Ministry Inspected” means and why it’s important

Choosing a school is a big decision, with lots of big questions. In this blog, we explain the significance of the term “Ministry-Inspected”.

Reach Ahead with OVS!

Have you heard about the Reach Ahead program? It allows Grade 8 students to take up to three Grade 9 credits while in their Grade 8 year, or in the summer between Grades 8 and 9. Click to read more about this great opportunity for young learners!

Our Picks: Top Elective Credits

You asked us: “What elective would you recommend?” and we’ve answered! Here is our list of the top 10 electives you can take at OVS to earn that all-important last credit.

4 ways OVS provides options for students with exceptionalities

Increasing accessibility to education is an integral part of our mission at OVS. With our unique approach, we strive to ensure students of all ability and background can experience success. Click through to see how!

Earn Your Volunteer Hours Safely

For students still looking to earn their community involvement hours, we’ve compiled a list of opportunities and ideas to help you earn your hours safely during COVID-19.

Celebrating Black Authors

February is Black History Month and to mark this important occasion, OVS has created a must-read booklist celebrating black authors!

3 Ways E-Learning Can Help Reduce Stress

High school is a stressful experience! In this blog, we explore three ways online learning helps alleviate common school-based stressors.

Finals Season: Which Group Am I?

During finals season, every OVS student falls into one of the three groups. Find out which one you are so you can follow the correct deadlines!

Responding to an Offer on OUAC

Have you received an offer from a university? Not sure what to do next? We’ve got you covered!

Introducing Guidance Appointments!

Students can now schedule one-on-one appointments with our head of guidance to discuss pathway or graduation concerns over the phone!

Introducing Grade 7 & 8 Courses

OVS now offers Grade 7 & 8 courses! Click to learn more about our middle school program!

June 2021 Newsletter

With graduation and summer school both mere weeks away, be sure to check out this month’s newsletter for everything you need to know!

May 2021 Newsletter

With spring now fresh in the air, we are beginning to look forward to the many exciting opportunities summer brings and we can’t wait to share them with you!

April 2021 Newsletter

OUAC’s final midterm collection ends this month – do you know your deadlines? And, a special spotlight on Mr. Lewis!