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Hello New School Year – Elementary Edition

FLVS Flex Elementary serves students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. Our teachers can’t wait for another amazing year, but we couldn’t do it without the support of our amazing elementary parents!

The beginning of a new school year brings much excitement and questions tend to follow. There are questions from parents, questions from students, and questions from our FLVS Flex Elementary teachers who want to know how to best serve their students. Continue reading


FLVS Corkboard: October Highlights

flvs-corkboard-newsletter-october-2016It’s October and there’s a bushel of activities we know you’ll FALL in love with!

First, we want to let you know that the deadline for Fall 2016 Virge Literary Magazine submissions has been extended. Submit your original artwork, photography, and/or writing entries by October 7, 2016 to be considered for publication.

The theme for this edition is Muse (to consider something thoughtfully; a person who is a source of artistic inspiration). Find more details and download a publication form here.

If you’re looking for other ways to connect with classmates, we have a few more suggestions! Start by viewing our upcoming events in the student resources section of our website. Our clubs page also includes a calendar of upcoming dates and opportunities for specific groups.

Looking for other ways to get involved? Check out a few of these opportunities:
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Celebrating My Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage MonthIn our Spanish for Spanish Speakers course, an assignment asks students to compare their lives in the United States with that of a fictional character in the lesson.

This character writes an entry in her diary describing her struggles to fit in with two different cultures, dealing with attitudes towards her language and towards her, and even learning to speak “Spanglish.” I especially like part of her entry where she talks about another Spanish-speaking lady she meets at her kid’s school who owns a store in town where she can meet for a cafecito* and some very-needed Spanish conversation.

Teaching this lesson, I suddenly realized that I struggle with the very same things! Continue reading


Vote for Your Favorite FLVS Lip Sync Video!

Lip sync winnersIt’s time to vote for your favorite Spanish Lip Sync video!

Over the last several weeks, our Spanish students and Spanish Nuts at Play (SNAP) Club members have shared some amazing videos for Señora Miller’s Lip Sync Challenge.

All of our participants were asked to post a lip sync video of a Spanish song on social media – and now we need your help choosing the best submissions!

We’ve narrowed it down to our top 10, but YOU get to choose our final winner!

Simply click “like” below your favorite video below to vote.

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Spanish Lip-Sync Challenge

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Challenge your peers to a Spanish Lip Sync Battle!

The FLVS Spanish Club, Spanish Nuts at Play (SNAP) is sponsoring a creative virtual contest for students to practice their Spanish vocabulary skills.

All you have to do is post a video of yourself lip-syncing a song in Spanish that’s 30 seconds or less on social media! Your video might be chosen to be featured by Florida Virtual School or the SNAP club.

You don’t have to be a SNAP member (or even a student!) to participate and join the fun.

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