School News

Full-time VVS Students Return January 3

January 3rd, 2022

Happy New Year! We know this past year, or more, has been challenging for everyone and the benefit of our unique distance program is that our students have been able to continue their studies without having to make up any lost time into their spring term. Government Announcement: Winter Break Extension The government announced on […]

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Diploma Exam Information for 2021-22

January 3rd, 2022

January 2022 Diploma Exams Cancelled Update, 2022-01-11:Students who successfully complete their diploma course and have their course mark finalized before January 28 will receive an automatic exemption from the January diploma exams. Courses still need to be completed according to the timelines in SIS. Original Post: The government announced on December 30, 2021 that they […]

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Schulich Leader Scholarship Nominations Open

December 11th, 2021

Looking for something to keep you busy over the Christmas holidays? How about getting ready to apply for one of Canada’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships? The Schulich Leader Scholarships are open to one graduating high school student per school who plans to enrol in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) program at one of […]

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2021 Holiday Schedule Information

December 7th, 2021

The holidays are quickly approaching! We have highlighted the important holiday schedule dates: December 18-January 2: VVS teachers are on holiday break December 20-23: VVS support staff available and the Calgary campus is open (by appointment only) December 24-January 2: VVS closed Working on your course during the break Students can continue to work on […]

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Second Semester Course Registration Opens December 1

December 1st, 2021

*for students enrolled in semestered courses (Primary) Are you thinking about the second semester? You can register early! Registration for second semester courses opens December 1. *Prerequisite courses, if applicable, are required to be completed prior to registering for their subsequent courses. Access to second semester courses opens February 1, 2022.  How to Register Students […]

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UNBC Info. Session For Alberta Students December 8

November 24th, 2021

The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is hosting an information session via Zoom for Alberta students on Wednesday, December 8 at 5pm MST. An opportunity for students and parents to learn about their program options, admission requirements and student life at UNBC. To register, or for more information, go to the UNBC website!

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Veterans’ Week: November 5-11

November 9th, 2021

November 5-11 is Veterans’ Week. A week dedicated to honoring those that served Canada in war, conflict and peace. Visit the Veterans Affairs Canada website for videos, stories, learning resources, information about events and more: https://www.veterans.gc.ca/…/commemorativ…/veterans-week https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/get-involved/veterans-week/learning-resources

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A Message for World Teachers’ Day

October 5th, 2021

Dear VVS staff, students, families, and community, As many of you know, October 5 is World Teachers’ Day. On this day we celebrate teachers and all school staff for the work they do to help learners grow and achieve all they can. Working in schools has many immediate gratifications and signs of our success. However, […]

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