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Our Virtual High School has a New Name!

Going forward, our school will be known as St. Josephine Virtual High School. Read more about St. Josephine Bakhita, after whom our school is named.

Anxiety Resources for Parents

Please find below some links that you may find useful if you're looking for support from a psychologist in our community along with some tips on how to break the cycle of anxiety. Guidance counsellors are also available to ask/answer questions.

Retraining the Brain to Break the Cycle of Anxiety

https://walkincounselling.com/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca

https://ottawa-psychologists.org/



OSSLT

This year the OSSLT will be written between October 13th-December 1st and March 23rd-May 18th. Please review the following resources available for your child to prepare for the test. The EQAO practice test is included in this resource. More information will be forthcoming.



St. Josephine Welcome Letter

Please select this link to view the Principal's Welcome Letter.

Family Technology Support

If you are having difficulties with either hardware or software, please select this link to access support.

St. Josephine's Parent and Student Checklist

We are so excited to have your child join this incredibly innovative and evolving school. Before we get started, we need to make sure a few things are in place so that your child(ren) can have a seamless experience transitioning to St. Josephine Virtual High School. Please take this time to review our contact information, resources and technological ‘How-To’s’ by selecting this link to ensure that your child(ren) is/are ready for the first day of school on Tuesday, Sept 7th.

Emergency Plan for St. Josephine Virtual High School

Do you know what to do in case of an emergency in your virtual classroom? Whether or not you know a person's physical location, you can help out a classmate or teacher who's experiencing an emergency. Please review the steps listed in the St. Josephine Emergency Plan so that you will know what to do if a situation arises.


What you need to know about cyberbullying

This pamphlet outlines examples of cyberbullying and who students can turn to if being bullied.

Kids Help Phone


Tips for parents to support virtual learning

Virtual learning is a new experience for all of us. Here are some Tips for Parents to help navigate this new learning landscape.



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