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Celebrating Digital Learning Day:  Options for Every Learner

By on February 15th, 2024

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) celebrates Digital Learning Day by spotlighting our inspiring students who are excited and passionate about learning online. For 26 years, FLVS has been the leading provider of online education in the state, demonstrating the profound impact digital education has on learners of all backgrounds and abilities.

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Senior Spotlight: Student Pursues Dream of Becoming a Teacher with Career and Technical Education

By on February 8th, 2024

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) senior Breanna B. recently became the first student to successfully complete all three courses within the Principles of Teaching Program of Study, a progression of career and technical education courses that create accessible pathways to gain the skills and certifications needed for college and career success. And, she’s not stopping there! With an industry certification in her sights and college just a few months away, Breanna hopes to make a significant impact as a future teacher.

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Pencil’d In: 5 Student Activities to Add to Your Calendar

By on January 18th, 2024

2024 is here—and so is the second semester! It’s time to embrace everything Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has to offer. From student activities and events to new digital wallpapers and graduation merch – it’s your chance to  make a fresh start. 

Here are five student activities you’ll want to pencil in this semester: 

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Homeschool Student Finds Her Passion with Agriculture Courses

By on December 19th, 2023

Six years ago, Lily W.’s dad traveled extensively for work, prompting her family to explore homeschooling. They wanted to seize the chance to travel and explore Florida and other states. However, they realized that traditional brick-and-mortar schools wouldn’t accommodate their needs. So, they opted to homeschool Lily and turned to Florida Virtual School (FLVS) for help. Little did they know, homeschooling with FLVS would open doors for Lily to explore her passions and achieve her aspirations.

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Code, Create, and Conquer with FLVS Hour of Code

By on December 12th, 2023

As a Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student since 6th grade, Omar has always been interested in technology. His interest and some prodding from his older brother led Omar to join the FLVS Technology Club and enroll in coding classes. Last year, after multiple trials, challenges, recommendations, and inspiration from fellow club members and sponsors, Omar created his very own online game. Fast forward to this year as a freshman in Full Time High School, he’s the reigning president of the Technology Club and was a featured presenter at the 2023 FLVS Hour of Code, an event that occurs every year at the beginning of December.

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My Path to Becoming a Published Teen Writer

By on November 7th, 2023

A National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Experience

This blog was written by Joi T., 12th grade Florida Virtual School Flex student in Miami

“You can make anything by writing.” – C.S. Lewis

As I began my journey to become a teen author, I imagined new worlds, exciting adventures, and a story my peers could relate to. I loved seeing myself in the characters I read and watching how they could overcome any conflict that arose in their lives. However, I felt like I was not always represented by those characters. So, when I was invited to participate last year in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) by my Florida Virtual School (FLVS) English teacher, I was ecstatic.

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4 Ways to Engage in Your Kid’s Education

By on November 1st, 2023

As a little girl, I loved field trips. I sought out opportunities to travel and learn about the world around me. From visiting the local science center to seeing historic monuments on family road trips, there was always something new to discover. These moments with my family fostered a life-long love for learning through travel and exploration. 

Now as a parent myself, I have the opportunity to foster a love for learning in my child like my parents did with me. We often find ourselves exploring beaches, aquariums, and petting zoos where my son learns all about Florida’s wildlife. Not only are these moments we’ll cherish for a lifetime, but that will also help him build real-life connections to the world.

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