Homeschool

Homeschool Student Finds Her Passion with Agriculture Courses

By on December 19th, 2023

Six years ago, Lily W.’s dad traveled extensively for work, prompting her family to explore homeschooling. They wanted to seize the chance to travel and explore Florida and other states. However, they realized that traditional brick-and-mortar schools wouldn’t accommodate their needs. So, they opted to homeschool Lily and turned to Florida Virtual School (FLVS) for help. Little did they know, homeschooling with FLVS would open doors for Lily to explore her passions and achieve her aspirations.

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A Rising Culinary Star Wins Student Chef Cook-Off

By on September 25th, 2023

Prepare your taste buds for a culinary journey through the vibrant flavors of the Sunshine State! Juliet K., a talented seventh grader from Florida Virtual School (FLVS), captured the hearts and palates of judges at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 2022 Lunchroom Wars student chef cook-off. Her mouthwatering creation: the Florida Portabella Bruschetta Burger paired with Florida sweet corn and tomatoes, accompanied by a side of delectable truffle fries. Let’s explore how Juliet’s passion for cooking, educational experience, and determination led her to victory.

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The Teacher Impact: How a Florida Virtual School Algebra Instructor Helped Build Student Confidence

By on May 9th, 2023

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all of our incredible Florida Virtual School (FLVS) instructors! Although this is a dedicated week to celebrate our phenomenal teachers, it’s something we love to do every day.  We recognize the hard work and support our teachers dedicate daily to their students, and so do our students. Annette G., an FLVS homeschool student, faced challenges understanding the material in her math class, Algebra 1. But with the support and guidance of her Algebra teacher, Amy DeFrance, Annette finished segment two with high achievements.

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6 Tips for Homeschooling Your Middle Schooler with Florida Virtual School

By on October 20th, 2022

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the idea of teaching your middle schooler using online courses? With more than 25 years of experience teaching students in the online learning environment, we know that every student learns differently. Which is why we have dedicated state-certified teachers who will support you every step of the way to learn what works best for you and your family. To help you get started, we’ve put together six tips to homeschool your middle schooler with Florida Virtual School.

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Why We Chose Florida Virtual School for Our Homeschooling Village

By on September 15th, 2022

A wise mentor once shared with us that, “It takes a village to raise a child!” We have spent our children’s entire lives filling our village with mentors that have helped them become the best versions of themselves. 

We are so grateful we found our educational village in Florida Virtual School (FLVS). From the incredible partnerships we have developed with our children’s teachers, counselors, and even the executive team, to the amazing educational experiences their classes and clubs bring them, finding FLVS was a dream come true for our family!  

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Why This Family Chose Florida Virtual School for Their Homeschooling Village 

By on June 28th, 2021

Written by Monica Cardoza, mom to 11-year-old Aiden Cardoza, and Sofia Borden, mom to 10-year-old Sylar Borden, who are both FLVS Flex Homeschool Students 

We are so grateful we found our educational village in Florida Virtual School (FLVS). From the incredible partnerships we have developed with our children’s teachers, counselors, and even the executive team, to the amazing educational experiences their classes and clubs bring them, finding FLVS was a dream come true for our family!  

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