Take Online Guitar Lessons for Free with Florida Virtual School
By Elizabeth Jones on March 29th, 2023
Whether you’re a Swiftie or not, you’ve probably heard of Taylor Swift. From her nine No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, to her viral 2023 ‘Eras Tour,’ the American singer-songwriter has taken the world by storm. Even so, you may be surprised to hear that she didn’t learn guitar until she was around 12 years old—and you can too!
Florida Virtual School (FLVS) offers two online guitar courses that allow students to explore a variety of music styles, develop fundamental guitar skills, and discover their inner musicians. And the best part—it’s free!Continue reading
College Prep Checklist – How Ready Are You?
By Elizabeth Jones on February 16th, 2023
Florida Virtual School Student Sings National Anthem at NBA Game
By Elizabeth Jones on February 7th, 2023
To say our students are talented would be an understatement, they’re basically superstars. No, really. Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has many notable alumni that are performers and athletes like country singer Noah Schnacky, professional tennis player Coco Guaff, and MLB player Jose Salas. And recently, I had the pleasure of talking to FLVS student and singer Pranysqa Mishra.Continue reading
High School Student Sets Sail with Florida Virtual School
By Elizabeth Jones on October 27th, 2022
When someone recommends something new to you, do you ever think—nah, that’s not for me—and then you try it and love it? That’s basically how Florida Virtual School (FLVS) sophomore Rachel found her passion for sailing—and FLVS!Continue reading
On the Road to Success with Florida Virtual School
By Elizabeth Jones on October 12th, 2022
Who remembers the game Red Light, Green Light? The adrenaline-pumping race to the finish line when we were younger. Once you get older, not stopping on red has far more consequences than getting kicked off the field until the next game.
Last year, a driver didn’t press the brakes when the light turned red, and Florida Virtual School (FLVS) senior and teen driver Breanna was almost hit. Although no one was injured, the experience completely changed her perspective as a new driver. Now, in celebration of Teen Safe Driving Week, she’s sharing her story to encourage everyone to stay alert on the road.Continue reading
It’s Game on for the Florida Virtual School eSports Club
By Elizabeth Jones on August 31st, 2022
When I was a kid, playing with friends looked like basketball in the driveway or a bike ride through the neighborhood. Now, playing with friends looks a little different. Okay, a lot different. Life-long friendships are being formed online, through video games!
Recently, we had a chance to chat with two Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student captains of our eSports Video Game Club. And they confirmed—video games are more than you think, they’re a community builder for this and future generations.Continue reading
25 Activities to Look Forward to This School Year
By Elizabeth Jones on August 15th, 2022
Summer’s almost over but the fun is just getting started at Florida Virtual School (FLVS)! To get you hyped, we put together a list of 25 activities you won’t want to miss this year.Continue reading
7 High School Survival Tips from Florida Virtual School Graduates
By Elizabeth Jones on August 2nd, 2022
We’re not going to lie—high school isn’t easy. But, luckily for you, the FLVS Class of 2022 left some tips to help you thrive in high school at Florida Virtual School.Continue reading
Meet #Classof2022 Senior Class President, Gianna Suarez
By Elizabeth Jones on June 2nd, 2022
There’s nothing like that moment. When you finally hear your name, walk across the stage to accept your high school diploma, and realize—you made it. All the hours studying, completing assessments, and taking exams. YOU did it!
And Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Senior Class President, Gianna Suarez, is proud to say she made it—and achieved so much more along the way!Continue reading
#Classof2022 Grad, Lily J., Amongst Top 5 of Class
By Elizabeth Jones on May 20th, 2022
What does it take to be at the top of the class at Florida Virtual School? For FLVS graduate Lily Jamison, perspective makes all the difference. The secret to her success is focusing on the opportunities ahead, rather than the challenges in front of her—a strategy that has made even the most rigorous courses less intimidating and more manageable.Continue reading