News

October 15, 2019
Terry Fox at the VLC Office

These pictures are of the VLC Office staff participating in our 2019 Terry Fox Event.  So glad we were able to help out such a good cause. We have raise $450 to date.

October 15, 2019
Semester 2 Registration

CURRENT VLC students should check the Student Guide announcements for information.

Registration for NEW students opens October 25th at 10:00 a.m.

October 11, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving!

The VLC wishes everyone a happy long weekend this weekend. 

No matter what or how your family chooses to celebrate, we hope everyone takes some time to be grateful for the things which make our lives as rich as they are.

There will be no classes on Monday and our office will be closed.  Classes resume on Tuesday October 9th

PA Day Friday October 24th, 2019

On Friday, April 5, 2019  The Virtual Learning Centre education staff will be focusing their learning primarily on Program Improvement Planning.   There will be no open office sessions. Please click this post to see the agenda.

October 6, 2019
VLC will be OPEN

We are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached between the province and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). All Trillium Lakelands District School Board schools, including the Virtual Learning Centre, will be open on Monday, October 7.

October 4, 2019
CUPE Job Action Update - Oct 4th.

Trillium Lakelands District School Board has carefully assessed the potential impact on school operations and determined that all TLDSB schools (including VLC and Open School) will be closed to students starting Monday, October 7, 2019 until the end of the CUPE full withdrawal of services. This includes all elementary, secondary, and adult and alternate education centres.  

Please click on this announcement for full details.

October 3, 2019
Important information regarding CUPE job action

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has provided notice that they will be starting a full strike – withdrawal of all services – across the province on Monday, October 7, 2019. TLDSB schools, (including VLC) continue to remain open to staff and students for the remainder of this week.  

Parents are encouraged to begin making alternate arrangements should school closures be necessary. Visit tldsb.ca for more info.

September 30, 2019
Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day's slogan is "Every Child Matters".  We, at the VLC, strongly believe that everyone of our students matter and we are firmly committed allies in the process of reconciliation with our indigenous friends.VLC Staff in Orange TShirts.

September 26, 2019
Important information regarding CUPE job action

Yesterday, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) confirmed that job action will begin across the province on Monday, September 30, 2019.  Trillium Lakelands schools will remain open to staff and students during this job action. 

Terry Fox Update

We have raised $325 online!  The Terry Fox School Run is fast approaching at The Virtual Learning Centre and there is still time to donate. Help our students make a difference in the lives of so many Canadians affected by cancer. Donate at: http://www.terryfox.ca/TheVirtualLearningCentreLindsay

Take Our Kids to Work Day

Take Our Kids to Work Day, taking place on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, is an annual event where students step into their future for a day and get a glimpse into the working world. The day involves students in Grade 9 spending the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, friend or volunteer host, where they experience and learn about the world of work.  (thelearningpartnership.ca)

More information will be available in the student guide announcements.

This is an optional activity for Gr. 9 students and is not for marks/credit.

Terry Fox Fundraising Link

The Virtual Learning Centre has reached 15% of our fundraising goal of $1800.00.  Currently,  we have raised $275.00.  Donate at: http://www.terryfox.ca/TheVirtualLearningCentreLindsay.  We are so proud to be carrying on this incredible Canadian tradition at our school.

September 17, 2019
Semester 1 Underway

Semester 1 classes are currently underway.  Registration is closed.  Please monitor this website for information about Semester 2 registrations.

Terry Fox Run

We are excited to announce we will be taking part in the Terry Fox School Challenge again this year.  We are challenging students to get out and run/walk/bike/skate on October 11th, 2019 in support of Terry Fox Foundation and help raise money to support cancer research. 

September 16, 2019
GMail Change

Reminder to students that all email accounts from our old domain (@virtuallearningapps.ca) stopped functioning on Friday, September 13th, 2019.  All students should use their @virtuallearning.ca accounts from now on.  Please see the modules section of the Student Guide course for more information.

GMail Deadline

Reminder to students that all email accounts from our old domain (@virtuallearningapps.ca) will stop functioning tomorrow, Friday, September 13th, 2019.  All students should use their @virtuallearning.ca accounts from now on.  Please see the modules section of the Student Guide course for more information.

Remind

You are invited to join our Student Services Remind class to receive important updates about our school.  Please join the class that your last name is assigned to.  The previous Remind group for parents has been archived so please click here to join one of the classes if you would like to receive updates.

August 26, 2019
Semester 1 start-up information

Students will begin to have access to courses beginning Tuesday September 3rd. 

Please do not contact the office via telephone or email for your login credentials.  Login credentials will be included in the emails when your courses begin. 

Courses will continue to be opened throughout the week and the week of September 9th.  As each course is loaded, it will appear in the student dashboard.

Students can login to their profiles and review their course selections.

Please do not contact the office for timetables or teaching assignments as we are trying to process late applications and load students into courses.

Please monitor emails and this website for more information. Login credentials will be included in the emails when your courses begin. 

New Student Orientation Meetings Next Week

There will be several meetings held throughout the first week of school by our Student Services teacher, Mrs. Kuypers, welcoming new students and helping them navigate their way through our program.  

Meetings are scheduled on Tuesday, September 3rd at 2 pm, Wednesday, September 4th at 10:30 am and Thursday, September 5th at 12 pm. Students only need to attend one meeting - these are optional but recommended.  If they cannot make a meeting they can watch the recording. 

There will be a drop-in session on Friday, September 6th at 12 pm where students can ask general questions about the program.

Students can find out more details in the Student Guide announcement: "Welcome! From Student Services" when they are placed into the Student Guide course.  Students will be added throughout the week of September 3rd into their course(s) and they will receive an email letting them know when they have been added.  Be sure to check your junk mail.  Please do not contact the office for details.

July 24, 2019
Graduation Packages

Graduation packages have been mailed to student who submitted all required documentation.