FLVS Corkboard: August Highlights

FLVS CorkboardWhether you’re a student, teacher, parent, or administrator, heading back to school and starting a new school year can cause a flood of varying emotions.

How is it possible to feel excited, nervous, happy, sad, encouraged, jazzed, and anxious all at the same time?

A new school year brings new opportunities and we have some just for you!

First, welcome to reading a new segment on our blog named FLVS Corkboard. As part of our efforts to streamline school-wide communications, we decided to fold our previous stand-alone newsletter, The Pulse, into this new monthly series!

Here, we’ll offer highlights and news bits for all our students and parents on all things FLVS. Consider subscribing to The Virtual Voice to help keep you connected.

Get involved with FLVS Clubs

Corkboard_2Another great opportunity to connect is to join one of the many clubs FLVS has to offer.

Do you have a hobby or interest in an extracurricular activity? Club applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 school year and can be found here.

And, FLVS is hosting a Virtual Club Open House on Thursday, September 8 at 7 p.m. Whether you’re a Full Time, Flex, or homeschool student, join us for a preview tour and meet other remarkable students – and teachers too!

Click here to join on September 8.

Corkboard_4Enter the #IAMFLVS Photo Contest!

Using Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, share a photo of yourself and tell us how FLVS allows you to be you. Use the hashtag #IAMFLVS and send us your picture by October 3, 2016.

We’ll be choosing three lucky winners to win an iPad mini…one at random, one by our judges, and one by popular vote.  You can also help us choose by voting for your favorites on the Facebook contest tab here.

Enter and view all of the details here!

Submit your entry for our Student Magazine

Another way to show your creative side is to submit an entry for the Fall 2016 Virge Literary Magazine. The theme for this edition is Muse:

muse /myo͞oz/ n.
to consider something thoughtfully; a person who is a source of artistic inspiration

Submit your original artwork, photography, and/or writing entries by September 25 to be considered for publication. For more details and to download a publication form, click here.

Corkboard_3This is just the beginning!

With so many opportunities to get involved this year, FLVS can help you succeed in more ways than one.

And it’s not too late to sign up for an additional course (or two) if you find room in your schedule!

Whether you want to learn a new skill or make up a credit, with 24/7 availability, you can earn your course credits and still enjoy all of your favorite fall activities.

Sign up now at flvs.net/fall.

As you can see, there’s much to be excited about, so cast any back-to-school anxiety aside, get involved, show your spirit, and make it a great year! We’re here for you.

Don’t forget to subscribe for updates!


Florida Virtual SchoolFlorida Virtual School (FLVS) has been leading the way in Kindergarten-12 online education for 25 years. FLVS provides a robust, award-winning curriculum to public, private, charter, and homeschool families and school districts nationwide. Learn more at flvs.net.

8 comments on “FLVS Corkboard: August Highlights


      Hey Ty. The clubs open house link will only work on September 8th at 7pm ET (while the session is active), so that may be the issue! When you join, you may need to first allow the software to install or update.


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