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 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 Elizabeth Jones on August 31st, 2022
When I was a kid, playing with friends looked like basketball in the driveway or a bike ride through the neighborhood. Now, playing with friends looks a little different. Okay, a lot different. Life-long friendships are being formed online, through video games!
Recently, we had a chance to chat with two Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student captains of our eSports Video Game Club. And they confirmed—video games are more than you think, they’re a community builder for this and future generations.Continue reading
By Anne Flenner on July 28th, 2022
Elective choices. Having more than one teacher. Remembering locker combinations. These are just a few examples of how moving from elementary to middle school can be a challenging time for students. While Florida Virtual School students do not need to worry about locker combinations, there are still several steps that parents can take now to help their child transition from elementary to middle school.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on June 6th, 2022
Want to help shape the next generation of learners? Interested in bringing your art to life via new technologies? Or what about learning a new language to communicate better when you travel? Your dreams may seem far away, but you can close the distance with nine new courses at Florida Virtual School. We’ve got you today, so you can conquer tomorrow. Trust us, your future self will thank you.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on September 7th, 2021
Last year, our FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click, showcased a few of our talented student artists and their work in FLVS Artists in the Making. Needless to say, we were blown away by our students’ undeniable passion for art – and so were our readers! In response, we decided to feature more of our student artists.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on August 10th, 2021
Feeling inspired? With dozens of creative online electives and clubs to choose from at Florida Virtual School, you can customize your education by exploring topics that truly move you. No matter your age or skill level, there are countless opportunities to explore your artistic side!Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on July 27th, 2021
It’s that time of year again! Time for back-to-school. And time to start the next chapter of your child’s education. But you can scratch back-to-school jitters off your list because Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has you covered. We have everything you need to start fresh this year—from school supplies to new courses to tips for learning online—that will set you, and your kids, up for success!Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on July 26th, 2021
Friday morning, thousands of athletes stepped onto Toyko’s Olympic floor, ready to represent their country and showcase their incredible talent and hard work to the world. For many of them, the Olympic Games are the most significant moment in their lives!
Each of these athletes has a story to tell, from the starting line of their sport’s journey to their latest victory, and every challenge overcome along the way. Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is honored to be home to amazing athletes throughout Florida, including 6th grade FLVS Flex student Gia Griffith!Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on July 12th, 2021
This article was originally written and published in the FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click.
At age 13, Delaney Pickering is working to prevent the wasteful use of resources while helping the environment and the creatures that live in it. Delaney created her own blog and records all of her adventures to share that conserving is a great way to help the environment.
Being an online student with FLVS Flex has helped her accomplish her goals and allowed her to do what she loves.Continue reading