News & Announcements

Online Earth & Space Science Course Prepares Students for Careers In Energy, Environment & Earth Resource Management

Earth science prepares students for a growing array of jobs and for understanding crucial issues affecting our society.  Yet 75% of our nation’s students do not take an Earth science course in high school.

Maine Grant Providing Scholarships to Send Middle School Students to Space

The Virtual High School (VHS) (http://www.theVirtualHighSchool.org), a non-profit empowering schools with the industry’s best online learning programs, today announced it has received a matching grant from The Perloff Family Foundation in Kennebunkport and the Maine Space Grant Consortium in Augusta. Starting this fall, Maine middle school students will be launched on a virtual trip into orbit, making the dream of space travel a reality while increasing their proficiency in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) subjects.

The Virtual High School Hires Jim McDonough as Director of Sales and Marketing

The Virtual High School (VHS) (http://www.theVirtualHighSchool.org), a non-profit empowering schools with the industry’s best online learning programs, today announced the appointment of Jim McDonough to the newly created position of Director of Sales and Marketing. McDonough brings more than 20 years of proven sales leadership, business development, product development, branding and marketing experience in the education industry to the position.

New Virtual High School Consortium to Expand Educational Opportunities for Jewish Day Schools Nationwide

The Virtual High School (VHS) (http://www.theVirtualHighSchool.org), a non-profit empowering schools with the industry’s best online learning programs, today announced that Jewish day schools nationwide will now have access to high-quality online Judaic Studies courses through The Online Judaic Studies Consortium (OJSC).

The Virtual High School STEM Education Programs Take Center Stage In Florida This Week

Development Director, Dan Barstow, to Present Space Station Academy to Students and the Science Community

The Virtual High School to Speak This Week at CASIS STEM Education & Outreach Workshop

The Virtual High School (http://www.theVirtualHighSchool.org), a non-profit empowering schools with the industry’s best online learning programs, today announced they are accelerating their partnership with The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) through participation at this week’s STEM Education Summit. The event, which includes activities at the Kennedy Space Center and sessions led by former NASA astronauts, is ideally suited to highlight VHS’ innovative approach to STEM education.

People in the News

Francis Schluckebier has been hired as regional sales manager for the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware sales territories of the Virtual High School, an educational nonprofit based in Maynard, Mass. He was Northeast sales manager for Herff Jones' Nystrom Education Division.

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The Virtual High School Co-Sponsors First National Private School Survey on Blended Learning

New OESIS Blended Learning Report Reveals Independent Schools Starting to Reach a Tipping Point for Technology-Enabled Learning

Maynard-based Virtual High School appoints new regional sales manager

The Virtual High School, a Maynard-based nonprofit empowering schools with online learning programs, recently announced the appointment of Francis Schluckebier to the newly created position of regional sales manager for the organization’s Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware sales territory. Schluckebier brings more than 30 years of sales and management experience to the company.

For information visit TheVirtualHighSchool.org.

People on the Move: Fran Schluckebier

Fran Schluckebier brings more than 30 years of sales and management experience to the company's newly created position of regional sales manager for the organization’s Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware sales territory.

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