FLVS Corkboard: October Highlights

flvs-corkboard-newsletter-october-2016It’s October and there’s a bushel of activities we know you’ll FALL in love with!

First, we want to let you know that the deadline for Fall 2016 Virge Literary Magazine submissions has been extended. Submit your original artwork, photography, and/or writing entries by October 7, 2016 to be considered for publication.

The theme for this edition is Muse (to consider something thoughtfully; a person who is a source of artistic inspiration). Find more details and download a publication form here.

If you’re looking for other ways to connect with classmates, we have a few more suggestions! Start by viewing our upcoming events in the student resources section of our website. Our clubs page also includes a calendar of upcoming dates and opportunities for specific groups.

Looking for other ways to get involved? Check out a few of these opportunities:

flvs_corkboard_interior_spanish_161004National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

This week, the FLVS SNAP Club and the Spanish Honor Society are proud to present a “Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Festival!”

The festival will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7pm Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7pm.  Join FLVS for music and celebration here.

Please note the new date for this event (rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew). 


flvs_corkboard_interior_outdoor_161004Virtual field day added to Outdoor Education!

Attention high school students! Have you been thinking of enrolling in the FLVS Outdoor Education course? Have we got exciting news…you can now earn your Hunter Safety Certificate and Florida Hunting License through Outdoor Ed’s new Virtual Field and Virtual Range Days!

With the course’s all-new virtual field day component, you can experience everything you would in the field—right from the comfort of your home. The segments are not only endorsed by the Florida Wildlife Commission, they are offered exclusively for FLVS Outdoor Ed students.

So if you’re looking for an exciting way to get a half-credit of P.E. while earning your boater ID card and hunter safety certification, take a look at Outdoor Education.

Visit FLVS.net/OutdoorEducation to learn more and sign up today.

There’s always something going on at FLVS, so be sure to check our student calendar for other upcoming events to stay in the know!

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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.

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