By Elizabeth Jones 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:Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins 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.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins 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.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on September 28th, 2023
As we gear up for the cool, colorful autumn days, we’ve got an exciting student activity to kick off the season – Hispanic Heritage Month! It’s a time when we honor and cherish the rich cultural tapestry woven by Hispanic and Latino communities, celebrating their contributions to art, history, and society. At the heart of this celebration is the inspiring story of one of our amazing students, a beacon of excellence at Florida Virtual School (FLVS), whose accomplishments not only shine a light on Hispanic heritage but also exemplify the power of determination, intellect, and athleticism.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on September 7th, 2023
This blog was written by D’Liyah L., 2022-23 ninth grade Vice President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government
Hi everyone! My name is D’Liyah (more preferably Lee-Ah) L., and I am a current 10th grader at Florida Virtual High School. Last year, I served as the 2022-23 ninth grade Vice President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government. I am also part of the AICE Cambridge program and the National Society of High School Scholars. Outside of school, I like to sing, write, and dance. In this blog, I’m going to take you through my typical day as a Florida Virtual High School online student.Continue reading
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 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
#FVHSClassof2023: To the Familiar and Unfamiliar: Words of Advice from National Honor Society President, Olivia H.
By Katie Hodgins on May 31st, 2023
“Good Afternoon, my name is Olivia H., your National Honor Society President. Thank you Principal Shick, board of trustees, faculty, staff, and of course families for being present here today to be part of such a momentous and well-worth waiting-for occasion, the graduation of the Senior Class of 2023!Continue reading
By Hailey Fitch on May 16th, 2023
In just a little over a week, Florida Virtual School (FLVS) graduate Brady K. will turn the tassel at the Florida Virtual High School in-person graduation. But, if you would’ve told him two years ago that he would be graduating from an online school, he may not have believed you! Read on to learn more about his goals after graduation and how FLVS gave him a new outlook on his future.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on May 3rd, 2023
Homeschool parents – are you feeling overwhelmed by the idea of teaching your middle schooler using online courses? We understand that it can feel that way initially, but we’re here to help! Here are six tips to help you homeschool your middle schooler with Florida Virtual School (FLVS).Continue reading