FLVS Corkboard: Fall Newsletter
We hope you’re Fall-ing in love with the many student activities and events you can be a part of with FLVS. Here are some notable activities happening this fall.
FLVS Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 4-6 p.m.
Join FLVS on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 4-6 p.m. and celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with amazing presentations, trivia, games, and more!
Check your course dashboard inbox for the Zoom link and password.
Hispanic Heritage Contest
Deadline is Thursday, Oct. 15
All Florida students are invited to participate in the 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month art and essay contests. Theme: “Celebrating Untold Stories and Contributions of Hispanic Americans in Florida.” Full details can be viewed at http://floridahispanicheritage.com. Contest deadline is Thursday, Oct. 15. Please notify FLVS Student Activities Coordinator Mae Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org if you enter. Good luck!
November is just around the corner and here’s a preview of activities.
Literacy Fall Festival
Friday, Nov. 20 – New Date!
Whether in elementary, middle, or high school, there’s an opportunity to join in the fall fun. Literacy Fall Festival events and times are being planned now so keep this date in mind!
Watch your course dashboard inbox for details.
National Novel Writing Month
National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is a fun-filled writing challenge that all students can participate. The key is to write every day in November and by the end of the month you have completed an entire novel in just 30 days. Let us know if you plan to write and how it’s going at email@example.com.
Hour of Code
The Hour of Code introduces students to computer science. Designed to demystify code, this fun event shows that anybody can learn the basics. View the free activities and courses from Code.org. Each year, our FLVS clubs also host opportunities to get involved and start coding. Stay tuned for details!
FLVS School Holidays / Upcoming Days Off
Teacher Training Day – Friday, Nov. 6
Florida law requires each school district to provide staff with a professional development plan of in-service hours to meet continuing education requirements. To help fulfill a portion of those hours, all FLVS teachers and staff will be attending FLVS i3 Virtual Training on Friday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please make note that there may be a delay in teacher response.
Veteran’s Day – Wednesday, Nov. 11
FLVS is closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day.
Thanksgiving Holiday – Nov. 23-27
Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24, are designated as non-student, teacher professional development days. FLVS teachers and staff have off Wednesday, Nov. 25 – Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The FLVS Customer Care Center will be open as usual for any student or parent that needs assistance.
During the times mentioned above, students are encouraged to continue in their studies, but please understand there may be a slight delay in grading and returned calls.
Elementary Counselor Webinars
Do you ever feel anxious before a test? Want to learn more about kindness, cooperation, and respect? Check out these webinars just for you.