Student Spotlight



Going for the Gold with Gia Griffith, FLVS Athlete

By 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! 

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FLVS Student Receives Full Scholarship to Princeton

By on February 17th, 2021

Of 3.2 million high school graduates in the United States, 2.1 million (66.2 percent) will enroll in college. Princeton University, a private Ivy League research university in New Jersey, offered admission to just 1,823 students in 2020. FLVS Full Time student Matthew Ciccone was not only accepted, but also received a full four-year scholarship to the elite school.

Get to know Matthew in this interview with the FLVS Full Time Class of 2021 graduate!

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FLVS Student Helps Those in Need

By on January 15th, 2021

This article was originally written and published in the FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click

Theodore Kiselev is a Florida Virtual School student with high goals and an amazing reputation. Known for his work with his very own organization, “Help When Needed,” he is working to make his community better for everyone’s wellbeing. Theodore works very hard to make sure people get the help that they need and works to balance his time with school and this wonderful organization.

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Meet Sofia, FLVS Student and Ballerina

By on December 14th, 2020

As winter approaches, thousands of dancers around the world have been preparing for one of the most well-known ballets of the holiday season, The Nutcracker. Although this year has presented many challenges, our dedicated dancers and performers say, “The show must go on!”

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Supporting Elementary Students Across the Country

By on October 29th, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) recently introduced its elementary offerings internationally, making FLVS Kindergarten-5th grade curriculum available through FLVS Global. Now students outside of Florida can enroll directly with FLVS Global Elementary School. Meet two elementary families from New Jersey and Pennsylvania who are glad they chose FLVS for their child’s online education!

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Meet Gabby and Nadia, FLVS Student YouTubers

By on October 2nd, 2020

Gabby and Nadia, Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Full Time students and YouTubers, share their passion for hair and fashion through their channel, LMC Beauties

With more than 2 billion active users on YouTube, it can be difficult for an aspiring YouTuber to stand out in the virtual crowd. However, FLVS 6th grade student Gabby and 4th grade student Nadia have done just that, earning more than 23,000 subscribers on their channel! 

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Meet Jack, FLVS Student Cyclist

By on August 31st, 2020

Jack Mizzoni is a student cyclist from Ocala who takes courses with FLVS Flex. When he is not working on his FLVS coursework, you can usually find him training on his mountain bike!

Now entering 10th grade, Jack has been taking online courses with FLVS since middle school. This past summer, he enrolled in Personal Financial Literacy. Jack loves to “flex” his time and often works on his schoolwork while traveling across the southeast racing his bike. He’s even been known to complete discussion-based assessment (DBA) with his teacher while on two wheels!

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Young Author Sets Sights on Political Service

By on August 6th, 2020

Did you know that 97 percent of people who start to write a book never finish it? Out of every 1,000 people who set out to do so, less than 30 will complete the task. Well, we’d like to introduce you to someone who not only wrote a book—he had it published while in 8th grade.

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