Awarding Excellence: Club Awards Day 2023
By Katie Hodgins on April 26th, 2023
The annual Club Awards Day is a highlight of the Florida Virtual School (FLVS) school year because it recognizes the hard work, dedication, and achievements of more than 350 student leaders nominated by their FLVS club sponsors. The event demonstrates how camaraderie, friendships, and continued learning evolve outside the virtual classroom. With more than 60 student clubs and activities, FLVS offers students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and spend time with friends and classmates who share the same interests.Continue reading
After a Spinal Cord Stroke, Florida Virtual School Student Draws Strength from Her Community and Family
By Hailey Fitch on March 2nd, 2023
In April 2020, when Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student Kendall Tongate was only 12 years old, she felt a sharp pain in her back. As the pain increased, she asked her mom, Misty, to look at her back. What she found was a huge bruise, which was odd because Kendall hadn’t done any activities that day that would have caused it. Then, a few minutes later, her feet started to tingle. At that point, Misty decided it was time to go to the emergency room, and by the time they got there 20 minutes later, Kendall couldn’t stand.Continue reading
25 Activities to Look Forward to This School Year
By Elizabeth Jones on August 15th, 2022
Summer’s almost over but the fun is just getting started at Florida Virtual School (FLVS)! To get you hyped, we put together a list of 25 activities you won’t want to miss this year.Continue reading
#Classof2022: We’re Just Getting Started
By Florida Virtual School on May 18th, 2022
This post was written by 2021-22 FLVS Full Time Senior Class President, Gianna Suarez.
Hello, class of 2022! I would first like to congratulate every one of you for the perseverance and dedication that has led you to today. You all pushed through the hardships the world has thrown at us the past few years and made it to this monumental event. You should be unquestionably proud of your accomplishments.Continue reading
10 Reasons You’ll Definitely Want to Take a Class at Florida Virtual School
By Florida Virtual School on May 12th, 2022
If you asked us why we think you should take a class at Florida Virtual School—we could list 100 reasons. But today we’ll start with the top 10!Continue reading
12 Mental Health Tips for FLVS Students
By Florida Virtual School on May 9th, 2022
So, we all know mental health is important. And prioritizing your mental health is essential—especially as a student. But easier said than done, right? Don’t worry, the Florida Virtual School student services team has your back!
This May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and they’re sharing ways you can incorporate mental health practices into your daily schedule as a student.Continue reading
What’s Florida Virtual School Actually Like?
By Florida Virtual School on April 25th, 2022
So, what’s Florida Virtual School actually like? Thanks for asking. We’d love to tell you!Continue reading
FLVS Artists in the Making – 2nd Edition
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
An Education Not Limited by Location Brings Family Together
By Florida Virtual School on August 30th, 2021
It’s easy to ignore a slow drip. As humans, we often do. But a slow drip can turn into a trickle, and a trickle, when left untended, can turn into a flood. The flood for the Landreth family came when its patriarch, a silver star recipient in the military, was about to be deployed, resulting in the fifth move for the family.Continue reading
Going for the Gold with Gia Griffith, FLVS Athlete
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