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Important News

Welcome Back

Welcome back all students. The entire staff is very excited to be seeing everyone again! Please note that the office is currently closed and the best way to get a hold of staff is to email them directly. For office inquiries please email vlcadmin@virtuallearning.ca. Please note at this time the office cannot process all requests as we are working remotely.

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Civic (CHV2O) and Careers (GLC2O) update

For any students who are currently enrolled in Civics (CHV2O) please note you will not have an exam for this course and it will complete on Thursday, April 9th, 2020. If you are enrolled to start Careers (GLC2O) please note that this will start as scheduled on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Please watch for a message from your teacher Tuesday Morning. Your first live class with be Tuesday, April 14th at 3:15pm. 

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March 31, 2020 Important School Update

I am confirming the news from the Minister of Education that our school will remain closed until at least May 4, 2020 as part of the provincial effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19. 

We have been working with the school board on a plan so that learning can continue while students are at home. Information about the tldsb.ca/homelearning/ plan may be found on the TLDSB website. Information will continue to be added to this page so please check back regularly.

Starting next week we will be bring classes back online in a reduced format in alignment with ministry expectations. We want to be sure that our at home learning plan is as successful for your child as possible.  If your child is not ready to start Virtual Learning Centre classes on Monday please contact me directly at jcadeaumark@virtuallearning.ca to discuss further options. As a reminder students will need a computer with a reliable internet connection. 

I know this is a very stressful time for all members of our school community right now - our students, our staff, and their families. Your well-being must continue to be your first priority. Please reach out to myself if you have any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Jeremy Cadeau-Mark

Principal

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1) Courses begin throughout the week of February 6th.  This means you may not receive all your courses on the same day.  You can login daily to see if your course has begun.  You will receive an email notifying you as well. 

On Friday, February 10th, if one or more of your courses are missing then you can contact the office.  Please do not call/email before then.

2) Courses will show up as "Pending" in your application until you are loaded into them.  Then they will show as "Confirmed" once they have begun.

3) Timetables and teaching assignments will not be available until courses begin throughout the week of February 6th.  They will be posted in the course.

4) A new student orientation will be available to students the week of February 6th.  Details will be posted in the Student Guide, which students will have access to once courses begin.

Recent News

School Closure

The Ontario government stated that all publicly funded schools in Ontario are ordered to remain closed from March 14 through to April 5. This means that Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) schools including the Virtual Learning Centre (VLC) and Open School (OS) will be closed for two additional weeks following the March Break.

During this time there will be no new modules, online classes, or open office hours for students. If a student has a due date already set during this closure it will be extended until we return. Our office will be closed during this time and we will not be responding to emails.

The OSSLT scheduled for March 31st has also been cancelled as schools will be closed. 

For all COVID-19 updates visit the board website tldsb.ca/covid19/. 

We will be updating the VLC website and student guide as information becomes available. 

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Important information about novel coronavirus COVID-19 and school closures.

The Ontario government has ordered that all publicly funded schools in Ontario remain closed from March 14 through to April 5. We are currently working with our school board to plan out how this will affect the Virtual Learning Centre and details will be posted on the website as they come available. Please do not contact the office for details as we will provide details on our website and student guide as they become available.

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March Break

Happy March Break to all VLC students and families.  We hope the weather is kind and you get to take a break from the computers!

The VLC Office will be closed from March 16th to 20th. 

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All of our courses are taught by highly qualified Ontario teachers who understand how to blend the power of synchronous, streamed communication with the flexibility of static, anywhere-anytime course content. Students succeed in our program and our attrition rates (under 20%) demonstrate that our program works for most learners.

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