By Katie Hodgins on August 29th, 2023
Can you believe the school year is already in full swing? Time flies when you’re having fun! Speaking of fun, this semester’s line-up of student activities and events includes celebrating national days, competitions, and learning how to stay safe while driving. Keep reading to learn about all the exciting activities Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has planned for this fall.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on August 22nd, 2023
This blog was written by Jett James P., 2022-23 11th Grade President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government.
The 2023-2024 Florida Virtual School year has finally arrived! It’s an exciting and pivotal moment for both new and returning students, and by investing a little more time at the start of the school year, the rest of your semester can run nearly stress-free.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on August 8th, 2023
Bella V. didn’t know Florida Virtual School (FLVS) classes were an option until her Cypress Lake Middle School math teacher and team coach, Mrs. Wendland, suggested it. Since elementary school, Bella loved and excelled in her math classes. As a sixth grader at Cypress Lake Middle School in Fort Myers, Bella continuously sought to enhance her knowledge. This is why she jumped at the opportunity when Mrs. Wendland recommended she take pre-algebra, the 8th grade advanced math class, over the summer with FLVS before 7th grade.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on August 3rd, 2023
We’re excited to announce that Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Full Time students of military families now have the flexibility to participate in state assessments administered at their parents’ or guardians’ current military duty station. Families must submit a written request to include official documentation of the family’s current out-of-state duty station to receive this flexibility. Upon approval, parents and students won’t have to travel back to Florida for state or end-of-course testing.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on July 27th, 2023
This blog was written by Katelyn K., an FLVS Flex homeschool student.
Humans are social creatures, and while you might not want to admit it—everyone needs a friend. Whether you’re a new or returning FLVS Flex or FLVS Full Time student, you can make friends through Florida Virtual School (FLVS).Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on July 25th, 2023
Robots, virtual reality, video games, flight simulators. Do these grab your attention?? Recently, a group of our middle and high school students attended a week-long science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) summer camp at DoD STARBASE Central Florida, where they explored the exciting world of modeling, simulation, and training.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on July 20th, 2023
As summer break starts to wind down, it’s time to “gear up” for an exciting two weeks that’ll make your back-to-school supply lists a little easier on your wallets. Mark your calendars for Florida’s Back-to-School Tax-Free Holiday from July 24 through August 6!Continue reading
By Hailey Fitch on July 11th, 2023
Today, we’re excited to announce that FLVS Global School, our tuition-based online school for Kindergarten-12th grade students and families who live outside the state of Florida, is now FlexPoint Virtual School. As we embark on this new chapter, we’re thrilled to carry forward our commitment to serving students and families like yours with the same award-winning digital courses, certified teachers, and unparalleled support that you’ve counted on for the past 20 years.Continue reading
By Hailey Fitch on June 22nd, 2023
Do you have aspirations to travel the world one day? Are you interested in having a career that requires you speak multiple languages? Well, you’ve come to the right place! At Florida Virtual School (FLVS), we have more than 20 world language courses ranging from introductory Spanish to honors Chinese. You may be asking yourself, “with that many online language courses, how will I choose?” We’re here to help! Here are six world languages you didn’t know you could take at FLVS.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on June 15th, 2023
A family visit to the National Cryptologic Museum in Washington D.C. ignited a love for technology and cybersecurity in Lauren B., a recent Florida Virtual High School (FVHS) graduate. By taking cybersecurity courses through FVHS and enrolling in dual enrollment courses at Valencia College, Lauren accomplished the impressive feat of graduating a year early with a 4.0-grade point average. Plus, she is on track to receive her A.A. degree in Cybersecurity next semester.
As the graduation season for the Class of 2023 ends, we proudly recognize Lauren as one of our exceptional senior scholarship winners from the FLVS Foundation, the philanthropic organization of Florida Virtual School.Continue reading