Welcome to Virden Collegiate Institute
“Modeling respect, learning and responsibility to motivate students to become productive, caring citizens.”
Hello VCI community! Pretty scary how the year has flew by as quickly as it has?? It is however an exciting time, with our Grads putting the final touches on their High School Career, the planning that is going on in getting ready for the 2015 – 2016 school year, the retirement announcements for those moving on to new challenges, and the anticipation of a great summer ahead. On that note everyone at VCI would like to wish all the best to Bob Chalmers and Judy Mytopher, two solid staff members who have announced their plan to retire from the Fort La Bosse staff at the end of this year. I would personally like to thank both for their support and words of advice over my years in FLB – much appreciated!
Let’s make sure everyone gets all of their assignments, projects, labs done by the due date of Friday, June 12th. As well, let’s make sure we are putting some time into preparing for those final exams which are coming soon.
Grads – not far now – finish strong!! Reminder: Grad starts at 10:00 this year at the T.O.G. Place, with our Cap and Gown Picture at 9:00 in the hall.
Thanks again to everyone for their support, and I wish you all a great close to this school year and a safe, relaxing summer.
“The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.”
About Virden Collegiate Institute
Virden Collegiate Institute is a school of approximately 330 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 and evening mature student 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 2014/2015
|8:48||Morning Alert Bell|
|8:50 – 9:55||Period 1|
|9:55 – 10:05||Break|
|10:05 – 11:10||Period 2|
|11:12 – 12:17||Period 3|
|12:17 – 1:15||Noon Break (Period 4)|
|1:15 – 2:20||Period 5|
|2:20 – 2:30||Break|
|2:30 – 3:35||Period 6|
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 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: Fort La Bosse School Division Special Achievement Diplomas are 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. Two categories are:
(1) Silver – 32 credits
(2) Gold – 34 credits or more
Dual Diploma: Students who successfully complete the requirements of BOTH the High School and Technology Education Programs will receive both diplomas.