Homeschool Edition

4 Reasons Why Families Choose FLVS

By on January 26th, 2023

Every student learns differently and has their own unique interests, talents, and challenges, which is why school choice is so important. It allows students the option to learn in an environment that works best for them. 

As we celebrate National School Choice Week, we decided to ask our students and families why Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is the best option for them. Many pointed to our award-winning online curriculum, flexibility, unparalleled teacher support, and the reassurance that they can learn in a safe environment.
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Learn How Coding Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game During Hour Of Code 2022

By 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.

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Season of Gratitude: Florida Virtual School Students and Parents Thank FLVS Teachers 

By 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. 

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It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint: Counselor Tips to Finish the Semester Strong!

By on November 9th, 2022

Have you ever thought about running a marathon? You can’t just run 26.2 miles tomorrow. You must plan, prepare, and practice to be up for such a challenge. It can take about 15-20 weeks to train and in the first week of training, you may be all in! However, around week ten, you may start to get tired as the excitement starts to wane and the hard work sets in.  

This is how many Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students feel when they are working to complete a semester course. The excitement of the beginning of the school year has lessened, but the time for hard work continues. Here are some tried-and-true ways to push through the last mile of your course and finish strong! 

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Celebrate National Author’s Day with Florida Virtual School Student, Collin Getter

By on November 1st, 2022

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite activities is curling up with a book and getting lost in worlds of fantasy and adventure. Which is why I’m excited to write this post celebrating National Author’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate our love for reading and to honor the brilliant minds who create the books, and worlds, we love. One such brilliant mind is Florida Virtual School (FLVS) sixth grade student, Collin Getter. 

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On the Road to Success with Florida Virtual School

By 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. 

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Quiz: Tell Us What Your Halloween Aesthetic is and We’ll Tell You Which FLVS Club is Your Vibe

By on October 5th, 2022

Happy fall y’all! It’s that magical time in Florida when the crisp fall air turns to a brisk low 80’s. But that doesn’t stop us from dreaming about the perfect fall day and the magic (and candy) of the Halloween season.  

But are falling leaves and cozy campfires more your vibe, or do bats and cauldrons speak more to you? Answer a few questions about your favorite fall and Halloween activities, and we will let you know which Florida Virtual School (FLVS) club fits your vibe.  

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Tips on How to Stay Organized This Year From a Florida Virtual School Student

By on September 20th, 2022

As the new school year approaches, emotions fluctuate within all students. Some may feel excited and ready to conquer a new academic season. Others may feel anxious and fearful for the next ten months of nonstop work ahead of them.  

Negative emotions create a negative mindset, and therefore can impact student’s success negatively. A positive mindset comes from feelings of being prepared and organized. Although staying organized seems like a difficult task, at the end of the day it takes minimal effort and will help you put your best foot forward for this school year.   

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Why We Chose Florida Virtual School for Our Homeschooling Village

By on September 15th, 2022

A wise mentor once shared with us that, “It takes a village to raise a child!” We have spent our children’s entire lives filling our village with mentors that have helped them become the best versions of themselves. 

We are so grateful we found our educational village in Florida Virtual School (FLVS). From the incredible partnerships we have developed with our children’s teachers, counselors, and even the executive team, to the amazing educational experiences their classes and clubs bring them, finding FLVS was a dream come true for our family!  

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