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FLVS Corkboard: Thanksgiving Edition

By on November 14th, 2019

It’s hard to believe that we’re well into November and dashing into December at full speed! The holidays bring a bustle of activities, both at home and at school. Then spring semester is around the corner!

With Teacher Training Days and holiday breaks approaching, be sure to mark your calendar with these important dates and catch up on other news below. Continue reading


FLVS Advanced Placement Scores Continue to Climb

By on November 13th, 2019

Every year, millions of students all over the world participate in Advanced Placement (AP) courses that culminate in a test during the month of May. Students can earn college credits based on the score they earn on the AP tests.  Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students are no exception – many accept the challenge of these rigorous, college-like courses and sit for the big tests each spring. Continue reading


7 Quick Facts about FLVS Full Time

By on November 6th, 2019

Thanks to online learning, teachers can meet students where they are and ensure their unique needs are met. By supporting online instruction with social opportunities and parental involvement, Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS Full Time) students have achieved outstanding academic success.

For families seeking an alternative to the traditional classroom, FLVS Full Time offers a well-rounded online learning experience that leads to a high school diploma.

Have questions about how FLVS Full Time works? If so, these quick facts are for you! Continue reading


5 Best Practices for Students When Using the Web

By on October 28th, 2019

The internet plays a huge role in the daily lives of students, from social media to games to online storage. It’s important to have the tools and knowledge you need to protect yourself online.

We’ve compiled these tips to help our students protect themselves and their information on the web.  Continue reading


FLVS Driver’s Ed Impacts Student Lives

By on October 23rd, 2019

Our Driver Education teachers make a difference in the lives of students every day. In addition to a strong curriculum, the support our online students receive from caring and dedicated teachers sets the Driver Education experience a step above.

In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 20-26, 2019), we are sharing stories from teachers and students related to our FLVS Driver Education / Traffic Safety course. Continue reading


Teen Driving Safety Tips

By on October 21st, 2019

National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 20-26, 2019. This week, FLVS is encouraging parents to discuss the importance of driving safety with their teen drivers.

To help start conversations around safe driving, we’ve compiled the following tips.  Continue reading


Student Focus: Meet Peyton

By on October 16th, 2019

This post was written by Meghan Leffew, one of our FLVS Full Time Elementary parents.

As a mother, I an incredibly thankful for FLVS Full Time. My son is five and this is his first year of school. He was recently diagnosed with a rare genetic mutation that causes things like neutropenia and leukemia. I only had two choices for his education – to hold Peyton out of Kindergarten or take a chance.

We decided to enroll Peyton into FLVS Full Time three weeks before school started. Continue reading


8 Tips for Homeschooling Your Kindergartner

By on August 15th, 2019

As a virtual Kindergarten teacher, I work closely with homeschool families. After spending three years in this role, I’ve seen firsthand what works for students learning at home. Read on for my top tips for home education families with young children! Continue reading


FLVS Corkboard: Back to School Highlights

By on August 12th, 2019

Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! Whether you are new to FLVS or are a returning student, we’re glad you’re here! Your teachers and the FLVS team have been hard at work preplanning and getting ready for an exciting new school year. Before we dive in with some highlights to note, it’s always nice to start by marking your calendars for the first official “holiday/day off” from school. Continue reading


5 Things You Need to Get Ready for Virtual School

By on August 9th, 2019

It’s that time of the year again. Back to school!

For many FLVS families, this will be their first experience having their child attend school virtually – but even parents with experience can use some fresh ideas to start the new school year. Here are proven tips from teachers and parents of virtual school students to help your child get ready! Continue reading