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Information for Families

This is a public book with valuable information for families and students.

5-9 Online Program

What you need to know about Grade 5-9 online courses.

Assessment

Calendars & Schedules

Core Competencies

The core competencies are a set of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies...

Curriculum Budget

Curriculum Picks

For families who do not know where to start when it comes to selecting print curriculum, we have ...

Encom

Enrollment

General Information

10 FAQs for Back to School

1. How do you lease a computer/tablet/iPad?  Our computer lease program is available. For more...

Acronyms

At Heritage Christian Online School we tend to use a lot of acronyms. Here is a chart to let help...

Administration and Staff Contacts

  This page provides contact information for our school administration and office staff. Admini...

Curriculum Picks

When you are new to home educating it can be overwhelming to try and figure out what curriculum t...

Foundational Beliefs

Statement of Faith We believe in the Bible to be the only infallible Word of God inspired by the...

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a landing page that has been designed to direct you to specific FAQs in the varying depar...

General FAQs

How do I obtain resources for the start of the school year? Families should contact their suppor...

HCOS Student Awards

HCOS students have the opportunity to be recognized each year, based upon three distinct awards. ...

HCOS Face-to-Face Communicable Disease Prevention Protocols

HCOS protocols for face to face programming are formulated in alignment with HCOS Mission Vision ...

New Curriculum Purchasing Procedure

New guidelines have changed how HCOS can process the purchasing of resources from companies that ...

Online Course Preview - Guest Pass

If your family would like to preview an online course before committing to it as a part of their ...

Online Session Recordings

A key component of synchronous courses is the ability for students and teachers to build relation...

Resource Vendor Directory

After consultation with their support teacher, parents may purchase curriculum from vendors of th...

Resources and Curriculum

All purchasing MUST be completed by 11:59 pm on April 15th for the current school year. Remember,...

Safety for at Home Learners

Fire, Earthquake, Lockdown and other emergencies can happen at any time or place. Just because ...

School ID

HCOS can provide School ID for any of our students. To request a School ID card please fill out ...

HCOS Esports

HCOS has partnered with TrueNorth Esports to offer a fun, competitive team experience for our stu...

SOPHIE

Heritage Christian Online School designed SOPHIE to be a central resource that houses procedures ...

StudyForge Subscriptions

StudyForge is an amazing digital curriculum used by thousands of students across Canada and the U...

Vaccination Reporting Regulation

BC's new Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation has been updated and HCOS will continue to provi...

Orientation Week - ScanHunt

Grad Program

Additional Resources & Learning Supports

Subscriptions We have plenty of online subscriptions you can access to in order to find your sub...

Advanced Placement Courses

What are they? The Advanced Placement (AP) program makes college and university level courses av...

Advanced Placement FAQs

1. Do I have to take 2 final exams (the school’s final exam and the Collegeboard’s AP exam in May...

Booking for Gr. 10-12 Textbooks

Please note: This is for Individualized Patrons with Encom Passwords Logging into the Search Por...

Career Life Education & Career Life Connections Courses

This page is designed to outline the differences in the Career Life Education (CLE) and Career Li...

Comparative Civilizations Program (with Overseas Travel)

Planning for our 2020/2021 Comparative Civilizations Program is gearing up. For this, our 13th an...

Course Options

HCOS offers the flexibility to design a unique High School experience with a variety of different...

Course Selection Instructions

New Students: Once your application has been accepted by your Grad Advisor (GA), you or your par...

Course Withdrawals or Changes

Students and parents can request course withdrawals or changes during the year, however there are...

English Language Arts Options in Grades 10-12

This page outlines the available options as well as requirements for the English Language Arts (E...

Getting Ready for the Grad Program

There are many skills that make the Graduation Program more manageable for our students. These ar...

Grad FAQs

For more detailed information on the Grad program at HCOS, requirements for graduation, course se...

Grad Orientation Week Recordings 2021

Welcome to the Grad ProgramSlide Deck What Course Type to Choose?Slide Deck English 10 - So M...

Grad Planner - For Families

As students enter the grad program at HCOS (Grade 10-12), they begin building their transcript an...

Grad Planner - FAQ

What is the purpose of the Grad Planner?  As students complete Grades 10-12 in British Columbia,...

Grad Program Course Planning Worksheet

British Columbia Dogwood Graduation Program Planner You are funded in BC until you are 19 years ...

Grad Program Funding

This page should answer questions regarding the funding at the Grad program level. If you have ad...

Grad Program Overview

Welcome to the Grad Program at Heritage Christian Online School!  While this page will not answe...

HCOS Graduation Certificate

This page outlines the requirements needed to receive an HCOS Graduation Certificate on top of a ...

Learning a Second Language

This page outlines the options available for students who are interested in learning a second lan...

Math Course Options and Streams

This page provides information regarding the various courses and streams a student can take at HC...

Monitoring Progress & Official Reporting

Your Student's Schedule Each of our dedicated Course Specialist teachers are there to support yo...

Ordering Curriculum

In the Grad Program, for every Individualized, Online or Hybrid course, your main point of contac...

Provincial Assessments - Literacy and Numeracy

What is a Provincial Assessment? There are three provincial assessments that Grad program studen...

Scheduling Your Exam in Examity

This page outlines the steps to scheduling and accessing your exam through Examity. To view a vi...

Setting up a Student Moodle Account

Moodle is a required part of any online or hybrid course. In addition, some individualized teache...

Setting up Your Examity Profile (Students)

This page outlines the process for students to set up their Examity Profile.  You may follow alo...

Synchronous Courses 10-12

This page provides information around Synchronous courses that are offered from grades 10-12 Des...

Transitioning from Grade 9

Welcome to the Grad Program! This page is to help you understand some of the ins and outs and ch...

Troubling Shooting your Examity Test

If you are having trouble with starting your Examity Test you can: Troubleshoot using the 'Chat'...

Viewing Graduation Assessment Results and Your Transcript

This page provides information for students that would like to view their unofficial transcript o...

HCOS to BCOS Transfer Request: Why is this necessary?

Rationale The Ministry of Education expects that when a student is enrolled in courses in more t...

Grad Orientation Week Recordings 2022

2022 Orientation Week Schedule Welcome to the Grad Program! SlideDeck Math 101: What Path is R...

Homeschool Registered

K-9 Program

Learning Commons (Library)

Learning Commons Resource Overview

We are excited to share with you all of the resources available to families, as well as how you c...

Booking for Gr. 10-12 Textbooks

Please note: This is for Individualized Patrons with Encom Passwords Logging into the Search Por...

Curriculum Returns

Here are the notes for families and patrons who are returning used curriculum to the HCOS  school...

Finding Subscriptions Usernames and Passwords

This is the updated way for families to find subscriptions usernames and passwords.  You may shar...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For more information on Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Learning Commons FAQ website...

Grad Student Information

Welcome to HCOS Learning Commons!  Welcome to all of our grad families!  We pray you are all sta...

Installing and Using Read&Write

Written Instructions Written Instructions for installing Read&Write in your Google Chrome Browse...

Learning Commons

What is a Learning Commons? "A learning commons is a common, or shared, learning ‘space’ that is...

Learning Commons COVID Policy

COVID HCOS Learning Commons Policy  During this difficult COVID-19 time period, we want to ensur...

Learning Commons Website Links

The following are direct links to pertinent information that can be found on our Learning Commons...

Process for Booking Multiple Items

You asked for it and now you’ve got it: by adding items to your Favourites List, you can easily b...

Search Portal Video Tutorials

Getting Started with the Search Portal How to Search in the Search Portal Booking Items fro...

Shipping Information

Discover more shipping information pertinent to your account type on our website.  EnrolledRegis...

Unit Study Kits

Unit studies are a perfect way to facilitate your student’s learning as they immerse themselves i...

Used Curriculum Bookstore

Here are some steps for you to purchase items from our used curriculum bookstore.  Read the paym...

Using Read&Write with Provincial Assessments

For students who are wanting to use Read&Write for their Provincial Assessments. Please contact ...

What is Read&Write?

Read&Write is a support tool HCOS is providing for students who can use this as universal support...

Videos and Recordings - Learning Commons

Curriculum Selection Tools and Tips Webinar

Learning Groups

General CC/CC+ Information

Parent Handbook You will receive a Parent Handbook from your CC coordinator at the beginning of ...

HCOS Learning Groups Information

This page provides information and resources related to HCOS Learning Groups. Welcome to HCOS...

HCOS LG Code of Conduct and Terms & Conditions

HCOS Learning Groups are committed to offering innovative, Christ-centered educational opportunit...

Learning Groups Resources

HCOS Website - LG Section HCOS Website, LG section Information on types of LG offering FAQ Pe...

Types of Learning Groups Opportunities

To see a summary of our LG opportunities including Learning Camps, Year at a Glance has tabs acro...

Learning Camps Information

This page provides information beyond the HCOS LG Code of Conduct and Terms & Conditions page. F...

Parent Homeschool Co-op Information

This page provides information on how you as a parent can organize activities with others in your...

Community Opportunities

This page is a central database of community opportunities that families might like to investigat...

Learning Groups Frequently Asked Questions

This is a landing page that has been designed to direct you to specific FAQs regarding HCOS Learn...

FAQ- General Questions

I am an HCOS Registered Student. How does that affect my participation in LG opportunities? As a...

FAQ- Applications

You’ve applied for an LG event. What’s the next step? You’ve received the automatic message indi...

FAQ- Community Connections

What are the main differences between the types of Community Connections?  See the LG Types of O...

Mission, Values and Vision

Our Mission Statement: To develop innovative, Christ-centred educational opportunities for lea...

Moodle

This book is a resource for parents and students in online courses. It is tools, tips and instruc...

Read for Change

Special Education Program

Student Support

Resources to support students.

Technology & Programs

Truth & Reconciliation Week

Tuition & Resources

Webinars, Presentations & Resources