By Katie Hodgins on May 23rd, 2023
Florida Virtual High School (FVHS) Senior Lacie B.’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.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on April 6th, 2023
By Florida Virtual School 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.Continue reading
By Elizabeth Jones on May 20th, 2022
What does it take to be at the top of the class at Florida Virtual School? For FLVS graduate Lily Jamison, perspective makes all the difference. The secret to her success is focusing on the opportunities ahead, rather than the challenges in front of her—a strategy that has made even the most rigorous courses less intimidating and more manageable.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on May 18th, 2022
This post was written by 2021-22 FLVS Full Time Senior Class President, Gianna Suarez.
Hello, class of 2022! I would first like to congratulate every one of you for the perseverance and dedication that has led you to today. You all pushed through the hardships the world has thrown at us the past few years and made it to this monumental event. You should be unquestionably proud of your accomplishments.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School 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.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School 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.”Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on May 28th, 2021
This post was presented by 2020-21 FLVS Full Time Senior Class President, Caleb Gutierrez to the graduating Class of 2021.
Hello, class of 2021! First and foremost, I would like to start off by congratulating each and every single one of my graduating classmates. This moment is quite possibly the most important moment for a lot of us standing here. You are here today because of your hard work, dedication, and the countless hours in which you all spent studying and stressing. Now, your commitment to school has finally paid off.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on July 8th, 2020
The FLVS Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm of Florida Virtual School (FLVS), provided $2,000 in donor-sponsored scholarships to three graduating seniors of the Class of 2020. The FLVS Foundation is proud to recognize FLVS Full Time student Dana Hooley recipient of the College Smart Start Scholarship and FLVS Full Time student Maya Washburn and FLVS Flex student Mikayla William recipients of the Simon T. Baily Brilliant Club Fellow Scholarships.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on June 17th, 2020
This post was written by 2019-20 FLVS Full Time Senior Class President, Matthew Ferguson.
To my classmates and my friends, we made it! We are finally graduates and have survived the seemingly endless challenges of high school. Looking back, every action you’ve taken, every choice you’ve made over the past four years has led to this day.Continue reading