Back to School
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 Sarah Hayner on July 21st, 2022
It may seem like you only need a computer and Wi-Fi for your child to be ready for online school, but there are some other key steps you can take to prepare for virtual learning.
As a Florida Virtual School elementary teacher, I understand that transitioning to online school may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Plus, FLVS gives you the opportunity to design your kid’s learning environment according to their individual needs and style. To help set you and your child up for success before the next school year starts, I put together some of my top tips to get you excited, confident, and ready for online elementary school.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on July 14th, 2022
We’re only a little over a month away from the start of school – can you believe it?! While you may be thinking, “I have plenty more time to relax by the pool,” we recommend preparing now for your first day back. Trust us, procrastination is not your friend and the sooner you prepare, the less stress you’ll have.
To gauge how ready you are, we put together the interactive checklist below to ensure you have everything you need to start the year off strong – from school supplies, new courses, tips for learning online, and more.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on August 23rd, 2021
Welcome to the 2021-22 school year! Whether you’re returning to Florida Virtual School (FLVS) or are brand new to online education, we’re glad you’re here. We’re excited to help you make this year your best yet! Here are a few things to note to ensure a successful start to your school year.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on August 19th, 2021
Headphones? Check! Laptop and notebooks? Good to go! Fresh new perspective and tips for making this school year safe AND fun? Keep reading!
As a Florida Virtual School (FLVS) family, we know health, safety, and success are your top priorities. And they’re ours, too. Here are some ways you can stay safe, connected, and move forward this school year.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on August 16th, 2021
New school year, new opportunities. It’s a chance to start fresh. Discover new courses. And get to know new people, like Dr. Louis Algaze, Florida Virtual School President & Chief Executive Officer. We sat down with Dr. Algaze to hear what inspires him, his journey to becoming an educational leader, and how he celebrated the first day of school long before Tik Tok existed to capture the moment.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on July 27th, 2021
It’s that time of year again! Time for back-to-school. And time to start the next chapter of your child’s education. But you can scratch back-to-school jitters off your list because Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has you covered. We have everything you need to start fresh this year—from school supplies to new courses to tips for learning online—that will set you, and your kids, up for success!Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on August 14th, 2020
Welcome to the 2020-21 school year! It’s been said that August is like the Sunday of Summer—yet this year you may be thinking, “Wait, did summer happen?” Whether you are returning to Florida Virtual School, new to online education, or still determining whether FLVS fits your needs, we’re glad you’re with us!
This has been a crazy year and going back to school looks very different with varying start dates and guidelines depending on where you live. But rest assured, FLVS has been supporting school districts across the country for more than 20 years, and this year is no exception.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School 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
By Florida Virtual School 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