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“Modelling respect, learning and responsibility to motivate students to become productive, caring citizens.”

Semester 1 Final Exams

Semester 1 final exams are just around the corner! Dates and times of Grade 12 Provincial Examinations and VCI Semester 1 final exams are listed below. Exams are scheduled in the VCI Gym unless specified by classroom teachers. Regular classes are not scheduled during exam week (January 27-30, 2020) and students are required to attend only if they have exams scheduled.

Grade 12 Provincial Examinations:

Tuesday, January 7 – Friday, January 10, 2020:
9:00 a.m: LAC40S, LAC40S

Tuesday, January 21, 2020:
9:00 a.m: MAP40S

Wednesday, January 22, 2020:
9:00 a.m: MES40S

Thursday, January 23, 2020:
9:00 a.m: MPC40S


VCI Semester 1 Final Examinations:

Monday, January 27, 2020:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m: CHE40S, BIO30S, SCI20F, MPC30S, CIC10F
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m: MES20S, MES30S, MAP30S, PFN20S, VS240S, BIN10S, FAS40S

Tuesday, January 28, 2020:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m: CHE30S, BIO40S, FRE40S, GIS20F, IAT10S, EFS30S, DFS30S, ACE30S
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m: SCI10F, LAW40S, HIS30F, FAN20S

Wednesday, January 29, 2020:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m: PHY40S, PHY30S, MAC20S, FAN30S
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m: No exam scheduled.

Thursday, January 30, 2020: Exam make-up day – Keep this day open just in case!

Friday, January 31, 2020: No Classes – Semester Break.

Weather in January can be highly unpredictable. Students are encouraged to take books and materials for all exam courses home with them on Friday, January 24, 2020 in case of school closure during exam week.

Every effort will be made to write exams on the date and at the time listed. If VCI is closed during an exam day, that day’s exam will be rescheduled to Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the time of day in which they were originally scheduled. If VCI is closed for more than one day during exam week, a revised exam schedule will be posted on the VCI website noting the necessary changes to exam dates and time.

GRAD 2020 Date:

The ceremony for VCI grad 2020 will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Tundra Oil & Gas Place.


E-Transfer Payment Option Available for VCI Families

VCI families continue to have the opportunity to pay fees online via e-transfer. this process is fast and easy. Student fees and other general fees can be sent to vciaccountsreceivable@gdrive.flbsd.mb.ca  In the message line please indicate the purpose of the fee. For example: “Student Fees $75.00”, “Band Fees $30.00”, “Art Fee $40.00” or “Choir Fees: $30.00”.

E-Transfer for sports fees can be paid using e-transfer, too. Fees can be sent to vcisportsfees@gdrive.flbsd.mb.ca   In the message line please indicate the purpose of the fee. For example: “Football Fees $150.00”.


About Virden Collegiate Institute

Virden Collegiate Institute is a school of approximately 305 students.  The school is proud to provide a wide variety of programming in the performing arts, visual arts, physical education, sciences, mathematics, language arts, French, power mechanics, industrial arts, business education, home economics, technology and social studies.  Alternative education classes are offered on campus.  Students are provided in-house support services such as public health nurses, student support workers, career counselors, guidance counselors, First Nation liaison workers and mental health workers.


School Day Schedule 2018/2019

8:48 Morning Alert Bell
8:50 – 9:55 Period 1
9:55 – 10:04 Break
10:04 – 11:08 Period 2
11:08 – 11:12 Transition Break
11:12 – 12:16 Period 3
12:16 – 1:15 Noon Break
1:15 – 2:19 Period 4
2:19 – 2:28 Break
2:28 – 3:32 Period 5

Diplomas Offered at V.C.I.

High School:  Students who successfully complete 30 credits while also fulfilling the requirements of the High School Program graduate with a Manitoba High School Diploma.

Technology Education: Students who successfully complete 30 credits while also fulfilling the requirements of a Technology Education Program (Power Mechanics or Business) graduate with a Technology Education Diploma.

Special Achievement: A Fort La Bosse School Division Special Achievement Diploma is awarded to students who successfully fulfill the requirements of the High School and/or Technology Education Programs and complete more than the minimum number of credits for graduation.  A Gold Achievement Diploma is awarded to students that achieve 35 or more high school credits!

Dual Diploma: Students who successfully complete the requirements of BOTH the High School and Technology Education Programs will receive both diplomas.