Inspirational Quotes to Share with Students

By on August 17th, 2017

School counselors are in the unique position to support students with issues related to both school and home life. They are trained to provide counseling and guidance to students of all ages.

This guidance may take the form of one-on-one sessions or phone calls with online students, presentations to high school classes about college applications, family support and information nights, or small group peer-relation work. Continue reading

Staying Positive In Spite of Illness

By on March 18th, 2016

This post was written by FLVS student Aislinn and originally published on her blog offering support for individuals with chronic pain. 

Dealing with Chronic PainWithout a doubt, pain changes people.

However, that does not require it to be a negative change. Chronic pain can be defined as a pain that persists or progresses over a long period of time and is often resistant to medical treatments. Pain can be a brutal teacher, but it has the ability to teach life lessons that will go unforgotten.

Chronic pain teaches you how life changes in a moment; we truly have to live each day like it is our last, because life can change any second.

When a chronic condition hits, it can lead you into a world of frustration and uncertainty.  Helplessness and hopelessness are incredibly common with chronic pain and various chronic conditions. Continue reading

Meet FLVS Student Samantha Morris

By on December 5th, 2014

samantha morrisFLVS students are quite amazing, as we all know, but some of them absolutely excel in multiple areas. Samantha Morris, FLVS veteran, is a superstar journalist, scientist, researcher, and leader.

Looking at Samantha’s impressive resume will easily exhaust anyone. She has achieved awards for her academic talents, writing, and interest in science. Samantha was recently named an AP Scholar with Distinction by the College Board and was named a National Gold Key Winner by the Quill and Scroll International Journalism Honor Society for her opinion writing.

At FLVS, she was named “2013 Student of the Year” and “2014 Shining Star.” Continue reading