By Katie Hodgins on September 28th, 2023
As we gear up for the cool, colorful autumn days, we’ve got an exciting student activity to kick off the season – Hispanic Heritage Month! It’s a time when we honor and cherish the rich cultural tapestry woven by Hispanic and Latino communities, celebrating their contributions to art, history, and society. At the heart of this celebration is the inspiring story of one of our amazing students, a beacon of excellence at Florida Virtual School (FLVS), whose accomplishments not only shine a light on Hispanic heritage but also exemplify the power of determination, intellect, and athleticism.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on September 25th, 2023
Prepare your taste buds for a culinary journey through the vibrant flavors of the Sunshine State! Juliet Karsak, a talented 7th grader from Florida Virtual School (FLVS), captured the hearts and palates of judges at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 2022 Lunchroom Wars student chef cook-off. Her mouthwatering creation: the Florida Portabella Bruschetta Burger paired with Florida sweet corn and tomatoes, accompanied by a side of delectable Truffle Fries. Let’s explore how Juliet’s passion for cooking, educational experience, and determination led her to victory.Continue reading
By Kayle Gattuso on September 21st, 2023
Serving thousands of students virtually across the state and nation takes a devoted, enthusiastic, and caring team of educators. Our extraordinary teachers and support staff are dedicated to putting students at the center of every decision, inspiring them to pursue their dreams every day. This is why we are excited to acknowledge and celebrate their achievements through our annual awards.
Continue reading to discover how this year’s honorees are revolutionizing online learning and putting the needs of our students and team members first.Continue reading
By Elizabeth Jones on September 13th, 2023
Let’s be honest, the perks of online learning with Florida Virtual School (FLVS) are pretty great, from choosing courses you actually want to take to the extra time you get in your day to focus on hobbies. Even so, we need to address the elephant in the room. . . discussion-based assessments (DBAs).
We know DBAs can be a little nerve-wracking for FLVS students—but no need to worry. Our alumni have your back. Here are five tips to help you ace your next DBA from FLVS Class of 2023 alumni:Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on September 7th, 2023
This blog was written by D’Liyah Lubin, 2022-23 ninth grade Vice President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government
Hi everyone! My name is D’Liyah (more preferably Lee-Ah) Lubin, and I am a current 10th grader at Florida Virtual High School. Last year, I served as the 2022-23 ninth grade Vice President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government. I am also part of the AICE Cambridge program and the National Society of High School Scholars. Outside of school, I like to sing, write, and dance. In this blog, I’m going to take you through my typical day as a Florida Virtual High School student.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on August 29th, 2023
Can you believe the school year is already in full swing? Time flies when you’re having fun! Speaking of fun, this semester’s line-up of student activities and events includes celebrating national days, competitions, and learning how to stay safe while driving. Keep reading to learn about all the exciting activities Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has planned for this fall.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on August 22nd, 2023
This blog was written by Jett James Pruitt, 2022-23 11th Grade President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government.
The 2023-2024 Florida Virtual School year has finally arrived! It’s an exciting and pivotal moment for both new and returning students, and by investing a little more time at the start of the school year, the rest of your semester can run nearly stress-free.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on August 8th, 2023
Bella Vest didn’t know Florida Virtual School (FLVS) classes were an option until her Cypress Lake Middle School math teacher and team coach, Mrs. Wendland, suggested it. Since elementary school, Bella loved and excelled in her math classes. As a sixth grader at Cypress Lake Middle School in Fort Myers, Bella continuously sought to enhance her knowledge. This is why she jumped at the opportunity when Mrs. Wendland recommended she take pre-algebra, the 8th grade advanced math class, over the summer with FLVS before 7th grade.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on August 3rd, 2023
We’re excited to announce that Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Full Time students of military families now have the flexibility to participate in state assessments administered at their parents’ or guardians’ current military duty station. Families must submit a written request to include official documentation of the family’s current out-of-state duty station to receive this flexibility. Upon approval, parents and students won’t have to travel back to Florida for state or end-of-course testing.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on July 27th, 2023
This blog was written by Katelyn Kiss, an FLVS Flex homeschool student.
Humans are social creatures, and while you might not want to admit it—everyone needs a friend. Whether you’re a new or returning FLVS Flex or FLVS Full Time student, you can make friends through Florida Virtual School (FLVS).Continue reading