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9 Spring Break Locations in Florida

By on March 11th, 2016

This article was written and published by a Florida Virtual School student for the FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click.

­Florida Spring Break IdeasAre you looking to vacation somewhere this spring break but don’t want to travel too far?

Have no fear! Here is a list of spring break vacation locations tailored for Florida Virtual School students throughout Florida.

Walt Disney World – A classic location to visit, Disney World, located in Orlando, Florida, is a great option if you’re looking for fun adventures. With multiple theme parks to visit, Disney World is perfect for families.

Panama City Beach – PCB is a wonderful place to stay during spring break if you’re looking to spend time at a beach. Sometimes called the “spring break capital,” students from all over the country go to Panama City Beach for spring break. Continue reading


28 Things That Matter More Than Getting “Likes”

By on December 14th, 2015

This article was written and published by a Florida Virtual School student for the FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click.

Things that matter more than getting likesWith all of the social media available to the world today, people tend to forget about the bigger things in life.

Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Reddit, Instagram, Snapchat and many other social media sites all play an important part in our everyday lives. Sometimes, it is easy to forget that there is more to life than documenting everything and getting likes on pictures and posts.

The average person, age 18-64, spends three hours on social media daily. 16 billion people share photos every day.

It is indeed fun to spend time on social media and everybody deserves time to look at these sites, but, with the amount of time we spend on social media, it would seem that we are missing out on life. Continue reading


Writing Clicks as a Means to Express Oneself

By on October 22nd, 2015

This is one of several posts celebrating Connected Educator Month during the month of October. October 20th is National Day on Writing and we are joining The National Council of Teachers of English to celebrate how writing helps us connect. Join the #WhyIWrite and #CE15 discussions on Twitter to share your thoughts!

National Day on Writing - October 20I’m happy when I’m writing or thinking of ideas about what to write.

I’ve been that way for as long as I can remember. How lucky I was to find this out about myself while still in school!

You see, after reading a poem I wrote, my second grade teacher, Mrs. Kast, said to me “Suzan, you’re a writer.”

I still remember those words of encouragement, although that is now thirty-something years ago. That praise not only boosted my spirit, it stuck with me my whole life. I began to create, theme, and express myself in many different styles of writing. My friends knew I would always carry paper and pen wherever I went, because you never know when creativity will strike! Continue reading


Student Articles from News in a Click

By on September 23rd, 2015

NIACHave you visited the new and improved website for the Florida Virtual School student newspaper, News in a Click, lately?

If not, you’re missing out! News In A Click (NIAC) is an award-winning online student newspaper, created and published completely online by FLVS students. By collaborating weekly in Blackboard, the club’s virtual newsroom, the News in a Click staff is able to brainstorm article ideas, write, edit, and create content.

NIAC and its staff members have won several state and national awards from the Florida Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll for writing, photography, and design. Check out a few recent articles from the paper below! Continue reading


Twenty Crazy Facts about Florida

By on September 3rd, 2015

This article was written and published by a Florida Virtual School student for the FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click.

FloridaAlthough FLVS students live all around the world, the majority of them live in the state of Florida.

Many people know that Florida, also known as the Sunshine State, is famous for its sunshine, beaches, and warm weather. However, the state has other interesting and a few crazy aspects that many of its natives may not even know about. Here are twenty crazy facts about Florida.

1. Florida is the flattest state in the U.S.

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