About Florida Virtual School

Florida Virtual School

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has been leading the way in Kindergarten-12 online education for more than 22 years. FLVS provides a robust, award-winning curriculum to public, private, charter, and homeschool families and school districts nationwide. Learn more at flvs.net.

5 Tips for Learning a Language Online 

By on August 4th, 2021

Learning a new language online might seem like an intimidating task, but what if we told you, it is as easy as watching your favorite show? Or listening to new music? Our World Language teachers know exactly what it’s like to learn a new language—and have advice to turn the challenge of learning a new language into a way of connecting with the world around you.   

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Bringing Olympic Dreams to Life with Figure Skater Iberia

By on August 2nd, 2021

As we watch more than 600 athletes represent the United States at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, it’s almost impossible to imagine the number of hours, months, and years they have dedicated to reach this moment in their lives. And while they are showcasing their talents, thousands of other athletes around the world are hard at work, preparing for their own Olympic dreams to come true – including FLVS 5th grade student, Iberia S.

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Bring on Back-to-School

By on July 27th, 2021

It’s that time of year again! Time for back-to-school. And time to start the next chapter of your child’s education. But you can scratch back-to-school jitters off your list because Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has you covered. We have everything you need to start fresh this year—from school supplies to new courses to tips for learning online—that will set you, and your kids, up for success!

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Going for the Gold with Gia Griffith, FLVS Athlete

By on July 26th, 2021

Friday morning, thousands of athletes stepped onto Toyko’s Olympic floor, ready to represent their country and showcase their incredible talent and hard work to the world. For many of them, the Olympic Games are the most significant moment in their lives! 

Each of these athletes has a story to tell, from the starting line of their sport’s journey to their latest victory, and every challenge overcome along the way. Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is honored to be home to amazing athletes throughout Florida, including 6th grade FLVS Flex student Gia Griffith! 

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Meet Delaney: An FLVS Student Turning Conservation into Recreation

By on July 12th, 2021

This article was originally written and published in the FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click.

At age 13, Delaney Pickering is working to prevent the wasteful use of resources while helping the environment and the creatures that live in it. Delaney created her own blog and records all of her adventures to share that conserving is a great way to help the environment.

Being an online student with FLVS Flex has helped her accomplish her goals and allowed her to do what she loves.

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FLVS Student & EngineerGirl Ambassador

By on June 30th, 2021

As we grow, we find ourselves fascinated with topics and hobbies that inspire us. When these fascinations turn into passions, we may ask ourselves, “Is this something I can do for the rest of my life as a career?” Sometimes we don’t truly realize that the sky is the limit! But with inspiration, support, and hard work, we can make our childhood dreams a reality.  

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8 Classes You Didn’t Know You Could Take at FLVS

By on June 29th, 2021

Dive into the sea to explore the ocean’s biodiversity. Take flight and travel the world. Paint your way through mid-century Italy. Sound just like what your dreams are made of? Wake up and make them a reality with eight new courses at Florida Virtual School. Guaranteed to inspire your learning today. So you can change the world tomorrow.  

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Online Elementary Spanish, Technology, and More

By on June 15th, 2021

FLVS Elementary School includes a robust collection of core and special courses that have been designed with young learners in mind. Special courses allow students to explore interests and prepare for a successful future in an engaging educational online environment. These elective course options include Art, Spanish, Physical Education, and Technology which help students in grades Kindergarten-5 express their creativity, explore a foreign language, learn healthy habits, and learn how to navigate the ever-growing virtual world!  

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FLVS Graduate Pursues Her Dreams Amid Adversity

By on June 4th, 2021

Caps and tassels fly through the air, loved ones excitedly cheer from the audience, students instantly bond over the once-in-a-lifetime moment where they get to celebrate a decade of growing and learning and turn the page on their future.

Behind them are years of notes and assignments, memories from student clubs and activities, and plenty of Zoom calls. Ahead of them is the opportunity to shape their future. And for FLVS Class of 2021 graduate Madeleine (Maddy) Phinney, it’s an opportunity to build a life for herself and her one-year-old daughter.

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FLVS Class of 2021: Opening New Doors

By on May 28th, 2021

This post was written by 2020-21 FLVS Full Time National Honor Society President, Ariana Silva.

Our lives are made up of classrooms, mathematical equations, and history lessons, with memories, hardships, and friendships woven in between until we turn 18. It’s a predetermined notion that the minute the clock strikes twelve on graduation day, you’re forced to push open two dense, heavyset doors into what we call “the real world.”

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