By Katie Hodgins on December 1st, 2022
Get ready for the global movement! Over 180 countries participate in the annual Hour of Code, where you can dive into the world of Minecraft, create your own Star Wars game, or even build your own custom face filter for social media. Join your fellow Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students and millions more from around the world for one (or more!) hours to learn the basics of computer science on December 5-8.Continue reading
By Hailey Fitch on November 1st, 2022
I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite activities is curling up with a book and getting lost in worlds of fantasy and adventure. Which is why I’m excited to write this post celebrating National Author’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate our love for reading and to honor the brilliant minds who create the books, and worlds, we love. One such brilliant mind is Florida Virtual School (FLVS) sixth grade student, Collin Getter.Continue reading
By Elizabeth Jones on October 12th, 2022
Who remembers the game Red Light, Green Light? The adrenaline-pumping race to the finish line when we were younger. Once you get older, not stopping on red has far more consequences than getting kicked off the field until the next game.
Last year, a driver didn’t press the brakes when the light turned red, and Florida Virtual School (FLVS) senior and teen driver Breanna was almost hit. Although no one was injured, the experience completely changed her perspective as a new driver. Now, in celebration of Teen Safe Driving Week, she’s sharing her story to encourage everyone to stay alert on the road.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on October 5th, 2022
Happy fall y’all! It’s that magical time in Florida when the crisp fall air turns to a brisk low 80’s. But that doesn’t stop us from dreaming about the perfect fall day and the magic (and candy) of the Halloween season.
But are falling leaves and cozy campfires more your vibe, or do bats and cauldrons speak more to you? Answer a few questions about your favorite fall and Halloween activities, and we will let you know which Florida Virtual School (FLVS) club fits your vibe.Continue reading
By Elizabeth Jones on August 31st, 2022
When I was a kid, playing with friends looked like basketball in the driveway or a bike ride through the neighborhood. Now, playing with friends looks a little different. Okay, a lot different. Life-long friendships are being formed online, through video games!
Recently, we had a chance to chat with two Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student captains of our eSports Video Game Club. And they confirmed—video games are more than you think, they’re a community builder for this and future generations.Continue reading
By Elizabeth Jones on August 15th, 2022
Summer’s almost over but the fun is just getting started at Florida Virtual School (FLVS)! To get you hyped, we put together a list of 25 activities you won’t want to miss this year.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on April 18th, 2022
April 22 is Earth Day! And while we can definitely get behind showing appreciation for the Earth every day, there are so many little things we can all do to celebrate and help save the Earth. So, we’ve put together five super easy ways to get started!Continue reading
By Hailey Fitch on April 13th, 2022
What an incredible year for our Florida Virtual School students so far! From thriving in their online classrooms to the passion and energy they bring to their extracurricular activities – our students are next-level awesome.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on February 18th, 2022
Ready for the real world? Whether your answer is “yes,” and your resume is already prepped for your dream job. Or “no,” because you’re not sure what #adulting looks like for you—Florida Virtual School can help you prepare for your future with a variety of Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses and clubs.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on January 3rd, 2022
New Year’s resolutions can be easy to make and even easier to break, but having goals for the new year—especially health and wellness ones—can help you start fresh. Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has courses and clubs to help you connect with friends, learn new strategies for taking care of your mind and body, and achieve success in 2022!Continue reading