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
By Katie Hodgins on July 25th, 2023
Robots, virtual reality, video games, flight simulators. Do these grab your attention?? Recently, a group of our middle and high school students attended a week-long science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) summer camp at DoD STARBASE Central Florida, where they explored the exciting world of modeling, simulation, and training.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on July 20th, 2023
As summer break starts to wind down, it’s time to “gear up” for an exciting two weeks that’ll make your back-to-school supply lists a little easier on your wallets. Mark your calendars for Florida’s Back-to-School Tax-Free Holiday from July 24 through August 6!Continue reading