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9-12 Zone: Information & Guides

Announcements COVID-19

Welcome back to a new school year!

As everyone begins to explore and adapt to the variety of in-class and remote learning venues we will be experiencing..... don't forget to look after yourself with

health & wellness tips and strategies.

A SPECIAL NOTE FOR TEACHERS: Many of the digital resources that were provided over the COVID-19 school closure are no longer available for free access.  As well, a number of resource subscriptions previously funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education have expired (eg. BookFLIX) and have been removed from the VLC Games and Databases.

Gr. 9-12: Ask Us/Demande Moi

Gr. 9-12: Teacher Resources

Special Education Resources for Teachers, Parents & Students

Gr. 9-12: Send us your work

All Gr. 9 - 12 Subject Guides


NEW! on How do I? 9-12:   How to spot 'fake news'  

Fake News Icon

Fake News!  Post-truth! Deep Fakes! Clickbait!  Bots and Trolls, AI (Oh My!)  

Seriously????????   On this page you will learn tips & tricks (moves) to help you quickly SIFT through the fake, factual & flimsy.


Race, Racism & Police Violence: The United States Protests

What can I do?

  1. Learn about racism in Canada
  2. Read diverse books
  3. Learn what it means to be an ally,
  4. Be critical and responsible social media users.
  5. Talk to your friends, your classmates, your families and your teachers.

Some resources to get you started: 

Welcome Back to School Database Interactive

eBooks and Audiobooks

For registration and login details click on "Getting Started with Sora"

Available for both computer and mobile devices

For access to even MORE eBooks & audiobooks - go to the VLC Games & Databases page - eBooks!  

Hot Topics in the News

COVID-19 - the Coronavirus


Authoritative Websites for Canadian/Local Information

Be information smart - fact-checking the news & social media on COVID-19

Find information, apps, & games for your classes!  Under the subjects listed, click on Select a Guide find the guide you want then click then click Go.