OVS BLOG & NEWSLETTERS

What “Ministry Inspected” means & why it matters

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 helps 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.

Three Courses You May Not Realize OVS Offers

With more than 120 courses , it’s likely there are some OVS courses you may not even realize are offered in an online format! In this blog, we highlight three!

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.

Save the Date: University Fairs!

Are you planning to apply to university in 2022? Then be sure to mark your calendar for the Ontario Universities’ Fairs happening this fall!

OUAC’s Admission Information Service is Now Live!

OUAC’s AIS allows last-minute applicants to search for university programs across Ontario with spaces available for Fall 2021.

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!

October 2021 Newsletter

October brings with it the season of post-secondary research and applications for senior students! The month’s newsletter has plenty of information to help you make informed decisions.

September 2021 Newsletter

It’s that time again! OVS is here to ensure a smooth transition back to school this fall with info on registration, scheduling, and post-secondary!

August 2021 Newsletter

It’s not too late to register for summer school – complete that all-important last credit to meet your conditional offer or get a head start on your next year’s courses! Complete a course in as little as 21 days.