News

OSSLT Reminder

An important reminder to all students planning to write the OSSLT tomorrow at the Virtual Learning Centre in Lindsay tomorrow.  Please read the full posting in the student guide and website.

Semester 1 2018-19 Registrations

Registration for Semester 1 of the 2018-19 school year will open on April 11th, 2018 at 9:30 AM.  Please note, applications received after June 15th, 2018 will be considered late.  Use the "Register" button on the top right corner of the VLC home page to begin the application process.

Happy Long Weekend

Best wishes for the extra long weekend.  We hope that whatever your family traditions are at this time of year that the weekend brings peace and an opportunity to gather and enjoy the company of family and friends.

Classes resume on Tuesday April 3rd, 2018.

Regards,

VLC Staff

National and World Autism Day

April 2nd is Canadian and World Autism Day.  The purpose of this day is to generate awareness and understanding of Autism spectrum disorder.  Join with us on April 2nd as we contribute to the conversation about acceptance.

Full Disclosure Deadline

Deadline for withdrawal from Gr 11 and 12 courses and not have them appear on transcripts is Monday, May 7th, 2018.  Withdrawals after this date will appear on transcripts.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD),  is celebrated on March 8 every year.  It commemorates the struggle for women's rights.  The staff and students of the VLC remain solid in their commitment to the rights of all people regardless of gender.

March Break

March Break is Friday March 9th to Friday March 16th.  There will be no classes during this time. The office will be closed during this period.  Classes resume on Monday March 19th.

OSSLT Registration Deadline

All students wishing to write the OSSLT must notify the school they wish to write at by Thursday, March 8th, 2018.  Check the Student Guide Announcement for the link to the registration form for those who wish to write at VLC's Lindsay location.  The student guide announcement contains a helpful letter which students should take to schools with them.

Pink Shirt Day - February 28th

Pink Shirt Day

On February 28, 2018 we encourage everyone to wear something pink to show that we are all working together to prevent bullying in our schools, in our communities and online.

Olympic Olumnus - Dara Howell

 

Dara Howell is a former VLC and Huntsville High School student.  She was a gold medallist in a skiing event at the last winter olympic games in Sochi. There has been some media coverage of her journey after winning the medal for anyone who is interested in doing some research.  However, the moral of her story is that is OK to dream big!  

She competes Friday, Feb 16th - Ladies' Slopestyle Qualifiers starting at 8:00 p.m.

 

 

Florida School Tragedy

We are deeply saddened by the tragic event that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas HIgh School in Florida on February 14th. Flags are lowered across Trillium Lakelands DSB. Our thoughts are with the victims, families, and community of Parkland, Florida.  Please reach out for support services should your child need them.

Semester 1 Report Cards

Semester 1 Report Cards were mailed on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018.  They will be sent to the mailing address provided at registration. 

New Student Orientation Sessions

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

New Student Orientation Meetings

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

Meetings are scheduled on: Tuesday, February 6th at 2 pm, Wednesday, February 7th at 12:35 pm, Thursday, February 8th at 9:15 am.  These meetings will go over the same information. 

Students only need to attend one meeting if they want - these are optional but recommended.  There will be a drop in session on Friday, February 9th at 11:55 am.

Students can find out more details in the Student Guide announcement: Welcome to Semester 2 from Student Services.  Please do not contact the office for details.

Semester 2 Startup

VLC Semester two courses will come online beginning Monday February 5th.  Course status will remain "Pending" until the course begins. Once the course has begun, the status will change to "Confirmed". Students should log in and check their profiles and course dashboards regularly.

OSSLT Information

This year, the OSSLT is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10th, 2018.  Please Click on this posting to read the entire message.  Check student guide announcements regularly for more infomation. 

End of Semester Information and Proctor forms

Congratulations to our students who have dedicated themselves to their studies this semester.  Please send proctor forms as soon as possible.

Semester 2 Registration Closed

Registration for VLC courses for Semester 2, 2018 is now closed. Registration for our Fall 2018 Semester will open up mid-late April.  An announcement will be posted on the main website.

PA Day - February 2, 2018

Friday February 2nd, 2018 is a PA Day for all VLC staff.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused.  Please leave a voicemail or email vlcadmin@virtuallearning.ca.

Bell Let's Talk Day

Tomorrow on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 31st, The Virtual Learning Centre will be joining the conversation around mental health.