OVS BLOG & NEWSLETTERS

Post-Secondary Pathway Series: Business

This series is intended to help students make informed decisions on their path to post-secondary. In this installment, we discuss the suggested courses, potential post-secondary programs, institutions and careers paths for those interested in Business!

Post-Secondary Pathway Series: The Sciences

This series is intended to help students make informed decisions on their path to post-secondary. In this installment, we discuss the suggested courses, potential post-secondary programs, institutions and careers paths for those interested in the Sciences!

10 Types of Students Who Thrive with Online Learning

Over our 10+ years of operation, we’ve noticed some patterns in the types of students who thrive in our online environment. This week, we outline 10 general categories of students who benefit from e-learning. Which one are you?

What Is Reach Ahead and How Does It Work?

Reach Ahead is a fantastic opportunity for grade 8 students, but it’s one that many parents and students simply aren’t aware of! In this week’s blog post, we tackle to 5WH’s of reaching ahead with OVS.

How to Maximize Your Productivity While Learning from Home

As a leader in e-learning for more than 10 years, OVS shares some tips to improve your focus while adjusting to learn from home models.

How e-Learning Can Help You Maintain Good Mental Health

Practicing good mental health can be challenging in today’s fast-paced world. In this week’s blog, we break down 5 ways online learning can help you maintain good mental health.

Dealing with COVID-19 as a Parent

OVS’s Director of Marketing & father of 2, Robert Ford, shares some steps to help parents cope with the changes brought about by COVID-19.

Ontario University Fair Cancelled

The OUAC, on behalf of the SCSR and the OUF Steering Committee, has announced the cancellation of this year’s Ontario University Fair as a result of COVID-19.

OUAC Deadline Extension

OUAC announced today that they will be extending their midterm collection deadline until May 1st. Any OVS student who submits a midterm request before April 30th will have their mark submitted to OUAC. Please consult with your instructor to ensure you meet this new deadline.

Introducing Teacher Office Hours

All OVS teachers will now be hosting weekly office hours! During these hours, students can expect near-immediate responses to their email inquiries.

Office Closure Due to COVID-19

OVS’s office will be closed as of March 15th. Our website will continue to be open for existing students and new registrations. Our teaching and administrative staff will continue normal operations from home; service and support will not be affected.

May Newsletter

Spring is in the air! Check out this month’s newsletter to see what’s in store at OVS!

April Newsletter

With life changing daily, we’ve compiled all our COVID-19 updates for your review in one easy place! Also, details on our added teacher support when you need it most.

March Newsletter

This month we’re all about making sure you’re prepared for those fast-approaching post-secondary application deadlines!