Podcast S3 Ep 2. Thinking SkillsAugust 11, 2023
In this episode of A Brighter Future, Powered by OVS, Alicia Cuzner will discuss what thinking skills are, and how to develop metacognition skills in school. Listeners will learn about strategies and tools for problem solving and making connection. This podcast also includes a Student Spotlight with one of our OVS students, Nathan.
How OVS Helps Competitive Athletes Get an EducationAugust 4, 2023
With Ontario Virtual School, students can customize their courses and learning to fit their needs, while also earning the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, which they can then use to apply to college and universities, not just within Canada, but internationally as well.
6 Courses To Take If You’re Interested in Communication StudiesJuly 21, 2023
Communication Studies is exactly what it sounds like, the study of human communication and behavior. Students majoring in Communications Studies will learn about effective forms of communication across multiple digital and analogue platforms and gain an understanding of how communication is affected through social, economic, political, and cultural lenses.
A degree in Communication Technology teaches students a variety of interdisciplinary skills that can be beneficial to a multitude of potential careers, everything from marketing and advertisement, to film and television, to journalism and beyond.
Summer 2023: Preparing for University and College with Ontario Virtual SchoolJuly 14, 2023
With Ontario Virtual School’s flexible online program, you can complete a course while still finding time to balance everything else going on in your life. You can finish a summer course with OVS in as little as 21 days, and get your mark sent to both OUAC, OCAS or directly to your university before the end of summer.
Reaching Ahead with 2023 Summer CoursesJune 16, 2023
With the school year coming to an end and summer fast approaching, many students are starting to consider their summer plans. While summer is a great time to rest and relax, it can also be a good time to catch up on missed courses or reach ahead to take courses for the next school year.
Podcast S3 Ep 1. Effective Communication SkillsJune 13, 2023
In this episode of A Brighter Future, Powered by OVS, Alicia Cuzner will discuss what communication skills are, and how to better our communication skills in school. Listeners will learn about strategies and tools for communicating, both verbally and written. This podcast also includes a Student Spotlight with one of our OVS students, Paula.
The mental health of children is not an in person vs remote learning conversationJanuary 5, 2022
Pretending that in class high school, circa 2019 was a panacea that we must return to if we are to restore “the perfect” mental health of students, is simply not true for millions of students globally. The “one size fits all” model benefits some students, but has historically been detrimental to others. Today we have …
OUAC Collection is Now Open for 2022-23 Applicants!October 1, 2021
OUAC’s first collection period for 2022 applicants is now open for first semester midterms and any finals achieved in Grade 11 or 12 courses.
Introducing Guidance Appointments!April 1, 2021
Students can now schedule one-on-one appointments with our head of guidance to discuss pathway or graduation concerns over the phone!
September 2023 NewsletterSeptember 22, 2023
It’s that time of year again, the start of another school year. Whether you entering you senior year of high school, heading to middle school, or anything in between, OVS is here to help. We have more new courses to offer, updates on university application processes, and so much more!
August 2023 NewsletterAugust 18, 2023
Hybrid learning has many benefits for students, allowing them the social aspect of attending a physical high school while also getting the flexibility online learning provides. With Ontario Virtual School, students can take courses part-time with us, while being enrolled full-time in a brick-and-mortar high school.
June 2023 -NewsletterJune 23, 2023
As the school year comes to an end and summer begins, many of our senior students will be graduating and preparing for their post-secondary plans. While other students may be returning to high school in the fall and are already thinking about their next academic year. Either way, here is some important updates and information for all of our OVS students.