Graduation

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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FLVS Class of 2021, It’s Your Time to Shine!

By 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.

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FLVS Class of 2021: High School Survival Guide

By on May 17th, 2021

Making memories with friends. Navigating college and career prep. Learning more about who you are and who you want to be. High school has its collection of perks and challenges—especially when you’re doing it virtually. And when coupled with senior year during a global pandemic, the Class of 2021 has accomplished an incredible feat. Get their advice based on their unique experiences and lessons learned!  

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With the Flexibility to Dream Big, FLVS Graduate Aims for Harvard Law

By on May 13th, 2021

In an early May afternoon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, you can feel the cool, spring breeze and an electric buzz in the air as Harvard students prepare for graduation. And on the weathered stone steps of Harvard Law School, you can trace the invisible footsteps of some of the country’s most prominent figures—including past and present senators, business leaders, and even Presidents. It’s a place that might feel heavy with expectation. Or full of promise. And it’s exactly where FLVS student Abigail Muller plans to make history.  

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What Comes Next, Graduates?

By 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.  

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FLVS Class of 2020: Dive into the Next Chapter

By on June 17th, 2020

This post was written by FLVS Full Time National Honor Society President, Maya Washburn. 

To my fellow graduates of the Class of 2020, don’t let the midst of this pandemic dull your fires or sadden your passionate hearts and wise, academic minds. Our accomplishments and experiences over the past four years of our lives surpass in-person contact and any computer screen standing in our way, as we all particularly know very well.  

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College Admissions: Coping in the Era of COVID

By on May 7th, 2020

This is a shout out to all the high school juniors and seniors (and everyone else) out there!

Take a deep breath. It’s going to be okay! We are all in this together and want you to know that everyone is going to work together to help you. While things may look a little different as you plan ahead for college or career opportunities after graduation, the goal will be the same: for you to reach your goals.

Below are some helpful tips about how to navigate college placement testing, volunteering, and college tours as you plan for your future!

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