Providing Deeper Meaning: Two Brothers Take Hebrew 1 and 2
By Hailey Fitch on September 6th, 2022
Jonathan and David Miller first started taking courses with Florida Virtual School (FLVS) in middle school because they were always traveling for their parent’s work as missionaries. Jonathan, now in twelfth grade, and David, now in ninth grade, are homeschooled and use FLVS courses because they provide them with the flexible schedule they need, paired with the comprehensive courses they are interested in taking.
In fact, the brothers were both interested in taking new FLVS World Language courses – Hebrew 1 and 2 – and they decided to enroll in the classes together. Their main reasons: they wanted to be able to speak the language when they travel to Israel one day, as well as connect to their faith on a deeper level.Continue reading
25 Activities to Look Forward to This School Year
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
7 High School Survival Tips from Florida Virtual School Graduates
By Elizabeth Jones on August 2nd, 2022
We’re not going to lie—high school isn’t easy. But, luckily for you, the FLVS Class of 2022 left some tips to help you thrive in high school at Florida Virtual School.Continue reading
What Elementary Parents Can Do Now to Prepare for Middle School with Florida Virtual School
By Anne Flenner 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.Continue reading
Back-to-School Checklist – How Ready Are You?
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
Take This Quiz to Find Out Which FLVS Online Learning Option is Right for You
By Florida Virtual School on June 28th, 2022
While it’s summer and school may be the furthest thing from your mind, before you know it, the next school year will be here. To prepare for the year ahead, we put together a quiz to help you discover which Florida Virtual School online learning option is right for you – FLVS Flex or FLVS Full Time.Continue reading
9 New Classes You Didn’t Know You Could Take at Florida Virtual School
By Florida Virtual School 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.Continue reading
Finding the Right Fit For Our Family with FLVS
By Tina Morris 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.Continue reading
Quiz: We’ll Tell You Which Courses Best Match Your Interests!
By Florida Virtual School on May 23rd, 2022
Pop quiz! But there’s no need to study. Just answer a few questions about how you like to spend your time and we’ll share what Florida Virtual School courses we think you should check out. Let’s get started.Continue reading
10 Reasons You’ll Definitely Want to Take a Class at Florida Virtual School
By Florida Virtual School on May 12th, 2022
If you asked us why we think you should take a class at Florida Virtual School—we could list 100 reasons. But today we’ll start with the top 10!Continue reading