School News

VVS Student Baye McPherson balances school life and limelight

May 30th, 2022

Baye McPherson is, in many ways, a typical 13-year-old. She loves horseback riding, Marvel movies and curling up with a good book, as well as spending time with friends on the weekend. However, since joining the cast of the CBC family comedy-drama series Heartland last summer in the role of Katie (daughter of Lou), Baye’s […]

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Congratulations VVS Class of 2022!

May 27th, 2022

To Our Graduates, Congratulations! Achieving your Alberta High School Diploma is something to be very proud of. It required effort, commitment, perseverance, and support. Sadly, not everyone in Alberta gets here, but you have. Vista Virtual School and your teachers were with you along this journey, and our pride for you knows no limits. We […]

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A Message of Support for Uvalde, Texas

May 26th, 2022

We would like to extend our condolences to all those affected by this tragic violence, and in particular, extend this to the families and loved ones of those who were killed. As a school, we share in the concern about growing societal violence, and in particular, that which occurs in schools. We have long maintained […]

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Summer School Registrations NOW OPEN

May 17th, 2022

Need to upgrade your marks over the summer? Catch up on missed courses? Interested in earning extra high school credits or making space in next year’s schedule?  CHECK OUT OUR SUMMER SCHOOL OPTIONS! VVS Summer School runs from July 1 to August 22. If you are eligible, we guarantee your enrollment!  VVS Summer School is […]

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Victoria Day Closure

May 16th, 2022

VVS will be closed on Monday, May 23 for Victoria Day. Students can still access their course(s) as usual, but no staff will be available. Have a great long weekend!

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Samuel Mierau: Sailing, Martial Arts and the Joys of Virtual School

April 25th, 2022

Last month we heard from Zairyn and Logan Mierau, aged 14 and nine respectively, about their experience with distance learning at Vista Virtual School. This month we hear from the third Mierau brother Samuel, age 11, about his experience as a VVS student. Like his two brothers, Samuel, a grade 6 student at VVS, leads […]

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2022 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

April 13th, 2022

Nominate a teacher! The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence honour elementary and secondary school teachers in their educational achievements and commitment to preparing their students for a digital and innovation-based economy. The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence in STEM recognize elementary or secondary school teachers who keep students engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering […]

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April 14 Course Registration & Withdrawal Deadline is Approaching!

April 7th, 2022

April 14 is the LAST DAY for high school course registrations and withdrawals for the 2021/22 school year.* *Does not apply to adult or international students.  All VVS courses must be completed by June 15, unless arranged otherwise with VVS teacher(s) or as noted on course timeline(s). Primary & Non-Primary Students TO REGISTER Students (with […]

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Best Wishes for Ramadan 2022

April 2nd, 2022

Vista Virtual School would like to wish its Muslim students, colleagues, families, and community members a very happy and safe month of Ramadan, which began last night at sundown. For many Muslims the world over, this year’s is a very special Ramadan as it is the first time since the beginning of the pandemic that […]

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June 2022 Diploma Exams – Register by April 8

March 24th, 2022

June 2022 diploma exam registration is now open! The deadline to register is April 8 at 3:00 p.m. Registration Students register to write diploma exams in myPass.  If you do not have a myPass account, please email vvsupport@pembinahills.ca to have one set up. Writing Centre When registering in myPass, students will be registering at either […]

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