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What Elementary Parents Can Do Now to Prepare for Middle School with Florida Virtual School

By on July 28th, 2022

Elective choices. Having more than one teacher. Remembering locker combinations. These are just a few examples of how moving from elementary to middle school can be a challenging time for students. While Florida Virtual School students do not need to worry about locker combinations, there are still several steps that parents can take now to help their child transition from elementary to middle school. 

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Back-to-School Checklist – How Ready Are You?

By 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. 

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9 New Classes You Didn’t Know You Could Take at Florida Virtual School

By on June 6th, 2022

Want to help shape the next generation of learners? Interested in bringing your art to life via new technologies? Or what about learning a new language to communicate better when you travel? Your dreams may seem far away, but you can close the distance with nine new courses at Florida Virtual School. We’ve got you today, so you can conquer tomorrow. Trust us, your future self will thank you. 

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Finding the Right Fit For Our Family with FLVS

By on May 31st, 2022

This post was written by Tina Morris, a FLVS Flex parent and hearing loss advocate. 

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, and it undoubtedly prompts me to reflect on our medical and educational journey with my son, Karsen. Speech therapy, sensory integration therapy, audiologists, oral motor specialists, doctors, and special schools were all a part of Karsen’s early childhood and education. Karsen eventually closed enough gaps to mainstream into our neighborhood elementary school and was finally finding his place among peers and discovering his passions in middle school. But then the pandemic hit, and everything changed.

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