Florida Virtual School Student Elyanah Gibson Wins Black History Month Essay Contest
By Katie Hodgins on March 22nd, 2023
Elyanah Gibson’s father couldn’t contain his excitement when he called to tell her that she won the Florida Department of Education and Volunteer Florida’s 2023 Black History Month Student Essay contest. As a Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Full Time freshman, it was Elyanah’s first time submitting her work as part of a contest.Continue reading
5 Ways Art Activities and Clubs Can Benefit You
By Katie Hodgins on March 14th, 2023
We’re excited to celebrate “Arts in Education” month! Did you know that the arts can play a very important role in your academic success? Research studies show that the arts engage students and increase learning and achievement. For example, students who participate in drama have increased reading readiness and word fluency in elementary grades, and continue to improve reading comprehension and writing skills through middle and high school. But that’s not all! Keep reading to discover five more ways art activities and clubs can benefit you.Continue reading
Sharing a Love of Science – Virtually!
By Katie Hodgins on February 22nd, 2023
What do tootsie rolls, legos, erosion, apples, and phosphorus levels all have in common? They were elements included in the winning projects at this year’s Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Science Showcase. The event was organized, hosted, and emceed by the FLVS Science National Honor Society, giving students the chance to share their love of all things science with their families, teachers, and friends virtually.Continue reading
Quiz: Tell Us Which TV Shows & Movies You Like and We’ll Tell You What CTE Program of Study to Try
By Katie Hodgins on February 9th, 2023
Every week, it feels like I’m looking at Netflix’s “Top 10 TV Shows and Movies,” to find something new to watch, and I love it!
What if we told you that what you watch could help you figure out which Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program of Study (POS) you should explore? With eight unique programs of study, we have a course for every interest. To celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, take our quiz to reveal which CTE POS is perfect for you based on your favorite TV shows and movies!Continue reading
4 Reasons Why Families Choose FLVS
By Katie Hodgins on January 26th, 2023
Take a Deep Dive Into Literacy!
By Katie Hodgins on January 23rd, 2023
Readers of Florida Virtual School (FLVS), are you ready to make a “splash” this week? Join us as we share the importance of reading during Celebrate Literacy Week (CLW). Scroll down to discover fun events you can look forward to.Continue reading
Florida Virtual School Helps International Baccalaureate Student Find Her Passion
By Katie Hodgins on December 8th, 2022
12th-grade student Ashley Francis thinks of herself as a Florida Virtual School (FLVS) “Student Ambassador” and it’s easy to see why. Her love for FLVS is evident when speaking with her or reading her comments on online discussion boards. But it was a lucky circumstance that led Ashley to FLVS four years ago.Continue reading
Learn How Coding Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game During Hour Of Code 2022
By Katie Hodgins on December 1st, 2022
Get ready for the global movement! Over 180 countries participate in the annual Hour of Code, where you can dive into the world of Minecraft, create your own Star Wars game, or even build your own custom face filter for social media. Join your fellow Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students and millions more from around the world for one (or more!) hours to learn the basics of computer science on December 5-8.Continue reading
Season of Gratitude: Florida Virtual School Students and Parents Thank FLVS Teachers
By Katie Hodgins on November 15th, 2022
The month of November ushers in the holiday season of giving and gratitude. It’s important to take time to pause and reflect, thinking about all that life has to offer by appreciating those around you and thanking them for all they do.
At Florida Virtual School (FLVS), our team members are the best of the best in education, playing a vital role in not only the success of our students but also in shaping the future of the next generation.Continue reading
Celebrate Our 25th Anniversary with Educator, Mary Mitchell
By Katie Hodgins on October 20th, 2022
Beepers, sit-down dinners with student families, extended-range phone lines to reach throughout the house, matching t-shirts at the science fair so that science club members could recognize each other for the first time, and pay phones to make calls while visiting schools. Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has changed quite a lot since its humble beginning in 1997 when it had only 77 enrollments and five courses.Continue reading