Comparing AP and Dual Enrollment

By on November 23rd, 2021

What are AP and Dual Enrollment Classes?

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are classes high schoolers have the option to take to get not only high school, but college credit. These courses tend to have a larger workload and follow the College Board’s standards to prepare you for the end-of-course AP exam. The AP exam determines whether or not you get college credit for the course. These courses often have strict schedules. However, by taking the course with FLVS you get the same course with added flexibility to make the experience all that much better.

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Up and Atom: Explore STEM Courses & Clubs

By on November 8th, 2021

If you were to travel back in time, even 150 years, you couldn’t find a car, computer, or solar panel in sight. But with creative minds, society has transformed with inventions that bring us closer together and simplify our daily lives. None of this would be possible without the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

When it comes to STEM education, Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has a lot to offer students in and out of the classroom – so they can be leaders of innovation in the years to come.

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Dive into Environmental Science with FLVS and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

By on October 21st, 2021

By: Katherine Allen, an environmental science teacher at Florida Virtual School, and Guy Harvey, founder of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and renowned conservationist

Teaching a generation that is so empowered, connected, empathetic, and driven to make a difference in the world, real-life examples to help them learn about conservation and sustainability are crucial. Luckily, the Florida Virtual School curriculum team and teachers are fully prepared to inspire students to make a long-lasting difference in our planet’s ecosystem.

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4 Tips for Safe Teen Driving

By on October 19th, 2021

From road trips in the family minivan to catching an Uber to the airport—getting from point A to point B, can be a major part of our lives. While earning a learner’s permit or driver’s license means the freedom to hit the road on your own, driving comes with a lot of responsibility. Luckily, Florida Virtual School is full of opportunities for students of all driving levels to get up to speed on what it takes to stay safe while out on the road.

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Make your Mark at Florida Virtual School!

By on October 15th, 2021

Ready to make your mark on Florida Virtual School (FLVS) history? Now’s the time! We’re excited to host our first-ever Mascot Design Contest—October 4- 29, 2021. And the best part? The whole FLVS family is welcome to participate— all students (Flex and Full Time), alumni, parents, teachers, and support staff!

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Growing Florida Virtual School Beyond Florida

By on October 5th, 2021

At Florida Virtual School (FLVS), we believe today’s most powerful educational tools are flexibility, empowerment, and inspiration. It’s a formula that has allowed us to transform online education and help thousands of students—in Florida and beyond—find success for more than 20 years.  

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FLVS Girl Scout Raises Awareness for Diapers

By on September 16th, 2021

Not your average teen, a recent Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student and Girl Scout set out to help babies in poverty in her local community of Naples. When she found out babies often don’t have clean diapers due to financial challenges, she researched the need, interviewed a local childcare center director, and created a video booklet to raise awareness about the problem. She wrote the booklet using the pseudonym “Cadette.”

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