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Virden Collegiate Institute | Literacy, Equality, Integrity

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Virden Collegiate Institute | Literacy, Equality, Integrity


 Welcome to Virden Collegiate Institute

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


Keown’s Korner!

Congratulations to our Grad Class of 2014!  I wish you all the best wherever your future may take you – thanks, it has been my pleasure.   Grad Class 2015 – you have some big shoes to fill!!   As well, I would like to wish Ms. Evanson and Mrs. Bailey all the best as they start a new chapter in their lives, enjoy, relax, and have fun!!   I am looking forward to having our new Grade 9 students join us next year – we will have some fun as well!!  I do wish everyone a great summer, and looking forward to year 2!!  Take Care!!

                          “The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented!”


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 2013/2014

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.


  • Coming Events

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      APRIL: 7 – No Classes – Administration Day 17 – No Classes – Administration/PD Day 18 – No Classes – Good Friday 21 – Grade 9 Course Registration 22 – Zone Badminton Tournament 22 – Grade 10 and 11 Course Registration 23 – Envirothon Competition 24 – Virden Drama Festival Performances 27 – Boys Soccer [...]


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      SATE (Skills Academics Transition Education) is a new program running at VCI this year. Students eligible for SATE have programs developed to meet their specific learning needs. This gives them the opportunity to earn the credits they need while attending classes with their peers and give them the time they need to meet those learning [...]