Homeschooling with FLVS
By Katie Hodgins 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.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on July 27th, 2023
This blog was written by Katelyn K., an FLVS Flex homeschool student.
Humans are social creatures, and while you might not want to admit it—everyone needs a friend. Whether you’re a new or returning FLVS Flex or FLVS Full Time student, you can make friends through Florida Virtual School (FLVS).Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins 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.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on May 3rd, 2023
Homeschool parents – are you feeling overwhelmed by the idea of teaching your middle schooler using online courses? We understand that it can feel that way initially, but we’re here to help! Here are six tips to help you homeschool your middle schooler with Florida Virtual School (FLVS).Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on January 26th, 2023
By Hailey Fitch on November 1st, 2022
I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite activities is curling up with a book and getting lost in worlds of fantasy and adventure. Which is why I’m excited to write this post celebrating National Author’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate our love for reading and to honor the brilliant minds who create the books, and worlds, we love. One such brilliant mind is Florida Virtual School (FLVS) sixth grade student, Collin G.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School 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.Continue reading
By Sofia and Monica 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!Continue reading
By Hailey Fitch on September 6th, 2022
Jonathan and David Miller first started taking courses with Florida Virtual School (FLVS) in middle school because they were always traveling for their parent’s work as missionaries. Jonathan, now in twelfth grade, and David, now in ninth grade, are homeschooled and use FLVS courses because they provide them with the flexible schedule they need, paired with the comprehensive courses they are interested in taking.
In fact, the brothers were both interested in taking new FLVS World Language courses – Hebrew 1 and 2 – and they decided to enroll in the classes together. Their main reasons: they wanted to be able to speak the language when they travel to Israel one day, as well as connect to their faith on a deeper level.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on June 28th, 2022
While it’s summer and school may be the furthest thing from your mind, before you know it, the next school year will be here. To prepare for the year ahead, we put together a quiz to help you discover which Florida Virtual School online learning option is right for you – FLVS Flex or FLVS Full Time.Continue reading