High School Seniors
#FVHSClassof2023: From Barrel Racing to Pre-Law with Lacie Brownlee
By Katie Hodgins 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.Continue reading
FLVS Class of 2021, It’s Your Time to Shine!
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
FLVS Class of 2021: High School Survival Guide
By Florida Virtual School 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!Continue reading
Finding Success with Florida Virtual School
By Guest Blogger on July 25th, 2020
This post was written by Tangela Walker-Craft, parent of a FLVS Flex student and graduate.
I attended traditional public schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Homeschooling was not something that I ever planned to do when I became a mom. I even taught at traditional public schools for several years before I had my daughter. I knew nothing about homeschooling.
During that time, when I was teaching high school, many of my best students shared with me that they had been homeschooled at some point during their lives.Continue reading
Class of 2018 Senior Survival Guide
By Guest Blogger on May 24th, 2018
Earlier this year, our FLVS Full Time Senior Class officers presented a “Senior Survival Guide” to the current juniors. Their presentation was fantastic and full of great tips from the viewpoint of a student. Whether you’re looking ahead to senior year or graduation is a few years down the road, several of these tips for FLVS students apply to any grade level.
Now without further ado, here are the top 10 tips for surviving senior year at FLVS from our Class of 2018.
Bye-Bye High School, Hello College
By Guest Blogger on May 31st, 2016
My four years of high school was without a doubt the longest four years of my life.
Can I get a “same here” in agreement—or was this just my experience?
While high school wasn’t horrible for me, my time there seemed to drag on like a never-ending prison sentence, with additional time added just for being an awkward teen. We moved five times between 8th and 12th grade; three of those times to different geographical regions in Florida.
It sure would have been wonderful to keep pace and consistency going from one school to the next… Continue reading