School News

Vista Virtual School Awards Nights

September 16th, 2019

  Every year, Vista Virtual School recognizes our students’ accomplishments through an extensive Awards program! Vista Virtual School hosts awards night in both Edmonton and Calgary for our staff and students’ to attend. This year’s awards will be held on the following dates:   Calgary Awards Night:  When: October 18, 2019 Time: 6:30 p.m. Where: Royal […]

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Peak Registrations Time

September 10th, 2019

We are currently receiving more school applications than usual. It may take longer than the standard three school days to register you in your course. If we need any further information to complete your registration, we will contact you directly. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an email confirming your registration and […]

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Study and Go Abroad Fair: Calgary – September 28

September 10th, 2019

The Study and Go Abroad fair is at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre on September 28. Learn more about undergraduate or post-graduate programs overseas, and information about working or taking a volunteer program or internships abroad.

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Student Parent Teacher Interviews

September 6th, 2019

  It’s time to register for fall 2019 Student Parent Teacher Interviews (SPTs). Be sure to book time with each of your teachers! If you are unable to attend any of the sessions, please contact your teacher(s) to make alternative arrangements.

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2020 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

September 5th, 2019

Nominate your exceptional teacher(s) for a Prime Minister’s Award for teaching excellence and teaching excellence in STEM. Recipients are honoured for their remarkable achievements in education and for their commitment to preparing their students for a digital and innovation-based economy. Nominations are due by January 14, 2020. Learn more

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Turning Adversity into Success—and Post-secondary!

August 14th, 2019

By balancing her time between searching for a home, living in a shelter environment, and juggling every-day life activities, Maria A. recently completed her grade 12 education at Vista Virtual School and was awarded a $25,000 scholarship through Education Matters. Education Matters is a Calgary-based program that understands the importance of education. Its main goal […]

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Ending the Year on a Fun Note

July 16th, 2019

To wrap up the 2018-19 school year, students were invited to attend one of two events—visiting an amusement park in Edmonton or Calgary. It was an opportunity to celebrate the hard work Vista Virtual School (VVS) students have put in this year. Unfortunately, the visit to Callaway Park in Calgary was affected by the weather […]

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What’s Your Plan This Summer?

June 20th, 2019

Did you know if you are a student going into or continuing high school this fall, or if you are an adult learner, you can register for Vista Virtual School (VVS) courses anytime? We’re open in the summer, in fact we’re open year-round. Earn extra high school credits, boost your grades, or make some space […]

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Biking Around the World Sure Has Its Ups and Downs

June 20th, 2019

As you may have read in the many stories written by mainstream media, the McFerrin family trekked across the world by bike in 2018. This was the second extended bike trip the full family has been involved in, as they also travelled the world in 2009-10—visiting 18 countries over the two trips. “Travelling is a […]

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