School News

Prime Minister’s Youth Council – Apply Now

November 1st, 2018

The Prime Minister’s Youth Council (PMYC) is accepting applications for the next cohort of members. Canadian youth, permanent residents and protected persons aged 16-24 years can apply. This means that you can be one of the next members of the PMYC! The application deadline is November 30, 2018. PMYC-Poster_EN (11×14) Oct. 1

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Share Your Thoughts on Student Citizenship

October 29th, 2018

The board of trustees is looking for input from parents, students, staff and community members on this question: As we examine the division Student Citizenship Awards, what are the most important considerations for the school board to keep in mind? For over 20 years, the school board has presented Citizenship Awards to students in Grades […]

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Reality Check – Navigating Content in the Digital Age

September 26th, 2018

  Learn more about determining the difference between Internet content that is fiction and non-fiction, and that it is accurate — separating good information vs. bad. To help young Canadians develop the search, authentication and critical thinking skills that are needed in the digital age, MediaSmarts and Facebook Canada have partnered together to develop the Reality […]

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Vista Virtual School Awards Night

August 30th, 2018

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. (RSVP is now closed – please contact Vista Virtual School Support if you still need to RSVP.) This year’s awards will be held on […]

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Access to Alberta Education Services

August 2nd, 2018

Update August 9, 2018 at 9:09 am: myPass and PASI are back up and appear to be running as expected. We are processing new registrations, and grades should be syncing with PASI as expected. Please contact us if you have any issues. Original Post from August 2, 2018: Due to power outages in downtown Edmonton […]

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Stay Sharp this Summer—Avoid Summer Slide!

July 19th, 2018

What are you up to this summer? Even if you aren’t taking a course through July and August, it is a good idea to keep your brain engaged to keep your school skills sharp and avoid “summer slide.” Our partners at Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) shared some tips to help. Whether you call it […]

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Lethbridge Campus Changes

June 13th, 2018

Vista Virtual School has maintained a presence in Alberta Distance Learning Centre’s (ADLC) Lethbridge campus for a number of years, primarily to provide a space for students to register for courses, write exams, and return materials. ADLC’s Lethbridge campus is closing its doors June 29, 2018. This closure is permanent—the campus will not be re-opened […]

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Congratulations VVS Class of 2018!

June 7th, 2018

You believed. You achieved. Congratulations to all Vista Virtual School 2018 Graduates! We wish you continued success and No Limits in whatever your future holds. View the gallery from the Vista Virtual 2018 Graduation Ceremony.

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Register for Next School Year

June 6th, 2018

Full-Time Vista Virtual School students—have you registered for the coming school year yet? Register now to make sure you: Receive your course materials ahead of time Have your school schedule in advance Are able to book the slots you need with your academic counsellor Register for the 2018-19 school year now by filling out the […]

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Share Your Feedback on K–4 Curriculum Development

May 18th, 2018

Join K–4 curriculum development parent information & feedback sessions throughout Alberta this spring. Alberta Education and the Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) are looking for parent and guardian feedback on the draft K-4 provincial curriculum. Alberta Education and the ASCA are holding 20 meetings in school communities across Alberta from May 31 to June 14, […]

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