Homeschool Edition


FLVS Corkboard: Spring Edition

By on March 23rd, 2020

Hey Florida Virtual School students and families! We hope this message finds you healthy and well. As COVID-19 continues to evolve and create a new reality for everyone, we understand the unpredictability can be unsettling.

We hope that receiving the Spring Corkboard edition provides you with some sense of normalcy and brings a smile to your face as FLVS offers many ways to get involved.

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Students Recognized at Club Awards Day

By on March 18th, 2020

If you love what you do, it doesn’t feel like work! We know our Florida Virtual School students work hard, not only in their courses, but also in activities extending beyond their studies.

FLVS offers more than 55 student clubs and activities where students participate in online and face-to-face activities. Our clubs are a great way for students to stay connected and involved!

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Studying Music in the Online Environment

By on March 16th, 2020

Every child should have the opportunity to access quality music programs in school, and this is no different in a virtual setting! If you’ve been wanting to learn how to play guitar, now is the perfect opportunity to learn from the comfort of your own home.

In addition to the joy and cultural appreciation music brings, music has all kinds of amazing benefits. Do you want to know the secret to developing reasoning and language skills? How about lowering stress, boosting memory, improving coordination? Perhaps acquiring pattern recognition, higher SAT scores, or emotional development? The answer to all of this is music!

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Student Focus: Health & Homebound Edition

By on February 21st, 2020

All of our Florida Virtual School students are each amazing and have unique stories to tell. We’ve showcased athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs—but FLVS offers flexible schedules and personalization to others as well, including those who may not be able to attend a physical school due to health complications.

In our latest edition of our Student Focus blog series, we are honored to feature students who are enrolled with FLVS because they have special healthcare needs.

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Things to LOVE about Live Video Lessons

By on February 12th, 2020

As you may know, FLVS recently started using Zoom for our live instruction – a cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and live interaction. As with any change, this has taken some getting used to, but I am really loving this new tool for interacting with my students and families! Continue reading



Celebrating the 100th Day of School

By on January 29th, 2020

My high school daughter asked me the other day if we could celebrate the 100th day of school. She complained that after 5th grade she no longer gets to celebrate that day at school. She recalled some great memories – like when they used to count to 100 with M&Ms or make a 100-link paper chain.

But who says only elementary students get to celebrate the 100th day of school? This is actually a great opportunity for teachers and homeschool parents to incorporate fun ideas across all grades and curriculum. Continue reading



FLVS Hosts 3rd Annual Geography Bee

By on January 24th, 2020

This January, ten students from the FLVS Flex Geo Bee Club participated in the 3rd annual school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee. August Speisman won first place, Nathaniel Pierce placed second, and Danilo Randon finished in third place.

Led by club sponsors David Fellows and Elise Harris, the school competition is the first round in the annual National Geographic GeoBee, a geography competition designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity about the world. Questions cover not only geography, but also ancient and world civilizations, cultures, and physical features. Continue reading