Tips for Students
By Guest Blogger on November 7th, 2023
A National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Experience
This blog was written by Joi T., 12th grade Florida Virtual School Flex student in Miami
“You can make anything by writing.” – C.S. Lewis
As I began my journey to become a teen author, I imagined new worlds, exciting adventures, and a story my peers could relate to. I loved seeing myself in the characters I read and watching how they could overcome any conflict that arose in their lives. However, I felt like I was not always represented by those characters. So, when I was invited to participate last year in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) by my Florida Virtual School (FLVS) English teacher, I was ecstatic.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on October 17th, 2023
Let’s talk about something important – cell phones and driving. When they mix, it can be a recipe for disaster.
So, what’s the deal? Well, it’s all about distracted driving, and it’s a big problem, especially for new teen drivers. Did you know that every day, nine people in the United States lose their lives because of distracted driving? That’s nine too many, and the truth is, it’s totally preventable.Continue reading
By Katie Hodgins on October 11th, 2023
Whether you’re a seasoned Florida Virtual School (FLVS) student, or just starting your educational journey in the online world, the FLVS team is standing by to assist you with whatever questions you have or resources you need. Looking to learn more about the resources available to you as an FLVS student? Keep reading below.Continue reading
By Elizabeth Jones on September 13th, 2023
Let’s be honest, the perks of online learning with Florida Virtual School (FLVS) are pretty great, from choosing courses you actually want to take to the extra time you get in your day to focus on hobbies. Even so, we need to address the elephant in the room. . . discussion-based assessments (DBAs).
We know DBAs can be a little nerve-wracking for FLVS students—but no need to worry. Our alumni have your back. Here are five tips to help you ace your next DBA from FLVS Class of 2023 alumni:Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on September 7th, 2023
This blog was written by D’Liyah L., 2022-23 ninth grade Vice President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government
Hi everyone! My name is D’Liyah (more preferably Lee-Ah) L., and I am a current 10th grader at Florida Virtual High School. Last year, I served as the 2022-23 ninth grade Vice President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government. I am also part of the AICE Cambridge program and the National Society of High School Scholars. Outside of school, I like to sing, write, and dance. In this blog, I’m going to take you through my typical day as a Florida Virtual High School student.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on August 22nd, 2023
This blog was written by Jett James P., 2022-23 11th Grade President of the Florida Virtual High School Student Government.
The 2023-2024 Florida Virtual School year has finally arrived! It’s an exciting and pivotal moment for both new and returning students, and by investing a little more time at the start of the school year, the rest of your semester can run nearly stress-free.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 Amy Hall, Ph.d, LMHC on May 18th, 2023
The end of the school year is quickly approaching. While this can be a fun and exciting time, it can also bring stress and worry, as students work to finish projects and prepare for end-of-course exams. With this in mind, and in support of Mental Health Awareness Month, I’ve put together a few easy steps to help our Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students increase their mental wellness.Continue reading
By Derek Stewart on April 4th, 2023
By Katie Hodgins on March 14th, 2023
We’re excited to celebrate “Arts in Education” month! Did you know that the arts can play a very important role in your academic success? Research studies show that the arts engage students and increase learning and achievement. For example, students who participate in drama have increased reading readiness and word fluency in elementary grades, and continue to improve reading comprehension and writing skills through middle and high school. But that’s not all! Keep reading to discover five more ways art activities and clubs can benefit you.Continue reading