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Florida State Assessments Can Now Be Taken Outside Florida: A Win for Military Families

By on August 3rd, 2023

We’re excited to announce that Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Full Time students of military families now have the flexibility to participate in state assessments administered at their parents’ or guardians’ current military duty station. Families must submit a written request to include official documentation of the family’s current out-of-state duty station to receive this flexibility. Upon approval, parents and students won’t have to travel back to Florida for state or end-of-course testing.

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#FVHSClassof2023: Meet Lauren Berning, FLVS Foundation Scholarship Winner!

By on June 15th, 2023

A family visit to the National Cryptologic Museum in Washington D.C. ignited a love for technology and cybersecurity in Lauren Berning, a recent Florida Virtual High School (FVHS) graduate. By taking cybersecurity courses through FVHS and enrolling in dual enrollment courses at Valencia College, Lauren accomplished the impressive feat of graduating a year early with a 4.0-grade point average. Plus, she is on track to receive her A.A. degree in Cybersecurity next semester.

As the graduation season for the Class of 2023 ends, we proudly recognize Lauren as one of our exceptional senior scholarship winners from the FLVS Foundation, the philanthropic organization of Florida Virtual School.

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#FVHSClassof2023: From Barrel Racing to Pre-Law with Lacie Brownlee

By on May 23rd, 2023

Florida Virtual High School (FVHS) Senior Lacie Brownlee’s love for animals started early in life because she grew up on a farm in the rural community of Indian River County. Feeding and taking care of her horses and cows took up a lot of time after school, so when Lacie’s mom took a remote job working from home before her freshman year of high school, she decided to research schools that would give the flexibility to learn at home on her own time and pace. As soon as Lacie saw the diverse list of courses and the diploma awarded upon completion of high school requirements, she jumped at the opportunity and never looked back.

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Florida Virtual School Student & Tennis Star Heads to UCLA

By on April 11th, 2023

Picking up a tennis racket at six years old to follow in her father’s footsteps, Ahmani Guichard has played for more than 12 years to become one of the best Junior tennis players in the world. She recently announced she’ll continue her tennis career at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) after she graduates from Florida Virtual School (FLVS) this spring.

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#Classof2022 Graduate Finds Hope Through Connection

By on June 21st, 2022

When Florida Virtual School graduate Hope Vichi was only 11 years old, she was given a medical diagnosis that forever changed her life. Through her positive spirit, her relentless pursuit of advocating for her health, and the support of her family and friends (especially her mom who advocated for her every day), Hope overcame challenge after challenge.  

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#Classof2022: It’s Our Time to Shine

By on May 26th, 2022

This post was written by 2021-22 FLVS Full Time National Honor Society President, Aani Mehta.  

Hello everyone, my name is Aani Mehta and I had the privilege of being your National Honor Society President for the Class of 2022.  

I can’t believe that we’re done with high school, finally! Some of you might be going to college or taking a gap year and others might not know where your journey is going to take you next.   

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#Classof2022 Grad, Zachary D., Looks Back on 5 Years with FLVS

By on May 6th, 2022

Cue the Graduation song, we’re about to celebrate #Classof2022 graduate, Zachary Donaldson!  

Looking back on the past 5 years, Zachary couldn’t have known how much Florida Virtual School (FLVS) would impact his academic years. He simply wanted to transition out of homeschool to an accredited program. Now, Zachary says, “FLVS has helped me reach my fullest potential.” 

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FLVS Graduate Pursues Her Dreams Amid Adversity

By on June 4th, 2021

Caps and tassels fly through the air, loved ones excitedly cheer from the audience, students instantly bond over the once-in-a-lifetime moment where they get to celebrate a decade of growing and learning and turn the page on their future.

Behind them are years of notes and assignments, memories from student clubs and activities, and plenty of Zoom calls. Ahead of them is the opportunity to shape their future. And for FLVS Class of 2021 graduate Madeleine (Maddy) Phinney, it’s an opportunity to build a life for herself and her one-year-old daughter.

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FLVS Class of 2021: Opening New Doors

By on May 28th, 2021

This post was written by 2020-21 FLVS Full Time National Honor Society President, Ariana Silva.

Our lives are made up of classrooms, mathematical equations, and history lessons, with memories, hardships, and friendships woven in between until we turn 18. It’s a predetermined notion that the minute the clock strikes twelve on graduation day, you’re forced to push open two dense, heavyset doors into what we call “the real world.”

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