School News

Poetry Contest Winner

July 15th, 2020

Congratulations to Vista Virtual School student, Sarah G., for being selected as a Third Prize Winner in Polar Expressions Publishing’s 2019/2020 National Student Poetry Contest! As a result of this accomplishment, Sarah received $25, a certificate, and a copy of the book Around We Go, which features her award-winning poem along with the works of […]

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Peak Registrations Time

June 29th, 2020

Due to high interest in our programs, we are currently receiving more school applications than usual. This means it may take longer than the standard three school days to register you in your course. Applications are processed in the order they are received. If your application indicated a cost for tuition and/or course materials, you […]

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REEL National Canadian Film Day

April 22nd, 2020

Today is National Canadian Film Day! This year REEL Canada is opening up its catalogue for 48 hours to allow students and school staff to watch Canadian films wherever they are. Please use this link and choose a Canadian film to watch today or tomorrow: NCFD 2020 School Films. This year’s feature film The Grizzlies […]

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INGON Character for Impact Tourism’s History Check App

March 27th, 2020

Impact Tourism is inviting Alberta students Grades 4 to 12 to create an INGON character to be used as an avatar on an exciting new mobile app that promotes tourism and shares Alberta’s history. The INGON character should be based on Alberta experiences, history, culture and animals. The name INGON comes from the multitude of activities […]

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Exam Information for Vista Virtual School Students

March 24th, 2020

Greetings students and families, As we continue physical distancing, we hope that you and your family are remaining safe and healthy, and following the advice of Alberta Health Services. Exams are an area for which we have received a significant number of inquiries and we continue to direct students to speak to their teachers about […]

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Update on Vista Virtual School Programs

March 18th, 2020

Hello students, parents and families. We hope you are remaining healthy and safe. This has been a stressful time for everyone and we want you to know how concerned we are with your ongoing safety. We are committed to keeping you informed. Unfortunately, we have not received any new information from Alberta Education at this […]

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Alberta School Closure Update for Vista Virtual School

March 16th, 2020

We ask that all families please allow us 72 hours to work through the details of the school closure and that you do not phone or email us during that time. We are currently not accepting registrations as we work through this. Please note that if you have been registered at a school this school […]

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COVID-19 Update for Vista Virtual School

March 12th, 2020

Vista Virtual School Campuses remain open at this time. This will only change upon the recommendation of provincial or federal health officials. That said, following Alberta Health Services recommendations, please do not book exams at a Vista Virtual School Campus if: You have recently visited a Grand Princess Cruise, Iran, or China (Hubei province) You […]

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Minister’s Youth Council

March 10th, 2020

If you had a direct line to the Minister of Education, what would you say? The Minister’s Youth Council consists of 40 junior and senior high students with diverse interests, identities, backgrounds and perspectives from all regions of Alberta. Students on the council provide their perspectives and input on a number of provincial programs and […]

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Wednesday, February 26 is Pink Shirt Day

February 25th, 2020

Pink Shirt Day began in 2007 when a student in Nova Scotia was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. It has since been recognized annually worldwide as a day to stand against bullying. Vista Virtual School encourages our staff and students to practice kindness and wear pink to symbolize that you do not […]

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