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The VLC is much more than an "online library." It provides Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, and Digital Citizenship resources, as well as technical help, and reliable information for student research and work.

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The History of Rideau Centennial Elementary School

Canada 150 (lg)

Canada 150!


Click the image above to see the Canada 150 guide, with links to school photos, resources, contests, event calendars and more!

Orange Shirt Day - Commemorate this day with Us!




The VLC offers many resources focused on Orange Shirt Day and Residential Schools.  For more information click HERE




to the Virtual Learning Commons!

Learn how to ask for, organize, unpack and find reliable information, or how to cite your work. Plus, get useful writing tips. Click on the images below, or visit the "How do I..." tab at the top of this page.

 Students K-6                 Students Gr. 7-8                   Students Gr. 9-12


Find information on specific school subjects, along with homework-related games and videos and helpful websites and databases. Click on the images below, or visit the K-6 Zone, 7-8 Zone or 9-12 Zone tabs at the top of this page.


For a direct link to games, online books and useful databases click on the image below, or visit the Games & Databases tab at the top of this page.


Summer Reading in the Fall

Can't stop reading from your summer book list?

We have good news for you, it doesn't have to end! Check out the Summer 2017 Guide and keep on reading this fall. The guide provides summer book lists for different age groups--like the ones below.


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Creative Writing Contests

CBC Creative Writing Challenge

Contest entries can be submitted between November 9 and November 30, 2017

Polar Expressions Publishing 2017/2018 National Student Contests

Poetry Deadline: November 15, 2017

Short Story Deadline: November 30, 2017