News

January 7, 2019
Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all our VLC students and families!  Welcome back to the final few weeks of semester 1.

Holiday Wishes

The staff of the Virtual Learning Centre wishes everyone a happy holiday season.  Whatever your traditions are at this time of the year, we wish you peace and happiness.  Take time to celebrate family, friends and the small things which enrich our lives.  Embrace the diversity which makes our community so uniquely rich and valuable.

Holiday Office Closure

The VLC office will be closed for the winter holidays from 4 pm on Thursday, December 20th, 2018.  The office will re-open on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 8:30 am.

Late Applications

Please note applications received after December 14th, 2018, are considered late. Incomplete applications after December 14th, 2018, are also considered late.  Applicants may not be able to be placed in requested classes.  Be sure to include alternative course choices.

Save the Date! End of Year Celebration

The Year-End Committee is very excited to announce that the VLC will once again be hosting our annual Graduation and Year-End Social! We would like to request the honour of your presence at this event in order to celebrate those graduating and to meet fellow classmates and teachers. The event will be taking place at the Admiral Inn, located in Lindsay, Ontario, on Thursday the 27th of June. More information regarding the event will be coming in semester two, so be sure to save the date and keep an eye out for more announcements in the Student Guide!

Dec 21 Board Holiday

Friday, December 21st is a board holiday for Trillium Lakelands DSB.  There will be no classes, tech support or office support.

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday and we at VLC are encouraging all to get involved.  Even small gestures of giving make a difference in the lives of others.

Mid-Term Reports and Full Disclosure

Mid-term report cards are being sent out from the office today. Please allow 5-7 days for delivery.

Please Note:  CHV2O (Civics) grades will not appear on mid-term reports as they are final grades.  They will appear on Final Report Cards at the end of semester.

Full Disclosure Date: Friday November 23rd, 2018 at 11:59 pm. (Gr. 11 and 12 courses)

Important - For all Gr. 12 Students

All Gr. 12 students wishing to graduate, or register for post-secondary education, in the 2018-19 school year must read the announcement posted in the student guide and complete the form which is included in it.  

Full Disclosure (Gr. 11 and 12 Courses)

Students in senior courses (grade 11/12) have until November 23rd at 11:59 pm to withdraw from a course without the course showing up on a transcript. 

Full disclosure does not apply to students in Grades 9 or 10 courses.

Nov 23 PA Day

On Friday, November 23, 2018 VLC education staff will be focusing their learning primarily on School Improvement Planning:  Connecting Well-Being and High Achievement. Please see agenda below.

Semester 2 Registration

Registrations for Semester 2, 2018-19 opened on Monday October 29th, 2018. 

Any applications or outstanding supporting documents received after December 14th, 2018,  will be considered late.

Friday, October 26th 

PA Day

Classes will resume on Monday, October 29th.

Semester 2 Registration

Registration for Semester 2 beginning February 2019 will open on Monday October 29 at 10:00 AM.

Terry Fox Totals

Thank you to all of the students, families, supporters and staff who took part in our school's Terry Fox fund raiser and school run this year. Our school raised just over $1700 this year which will help the foundation with their research projects.  Way to go everyone!

PA Day - October 26th, 2018

On Friday, October 26, 2018 the Virtual Learning Centre education staff will be focusing their learning primarily on fundamental math processes and skills.

World Mental Health Day

The United Nation's World Health Organization (W.H.O.) observes World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all in our VLC Community.  We hope you all find some time to reflect on your life with gratitude.  We are truly fortunate for the many things our Canadian society affords us.

There are no classes on Monday, October 8th and our office will be closed.

Terry Fox Fundraising Update

We have done an amazing job of fundraising so far.  We have raised $758.50!  However we are a long way short of our target of $2861.58 and Mr. Roffe is feeling pretty safe with his current hair colour. ;-)

Remind App for Communications

Student Services has a Remind account for parents to join to get reminders about: registration, course start dates, upcoming school events, graduation, and post-secondary application information.