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December 21, 2014

Where Will Your Future Take You? It All Starts Now.

From Thursday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
Where will your future take you? It all starts now.
Dear Michael,
 

Go after your future and set your spring schedule with innovative FLVS courses! Exciting new options have just been added. Here’s a sneak peek of our newest and re-imagined offerings!

 

Career Research and Decision Making

This course will show you how to prepare for, get accepted to and pay for college. You will explore different career and education pathways, study interview techniques and networking tips, create smart resumes, and learn how to plan for a successful future. Throughout the course you will be coached by Mawi Asgedom, a Harvard graduate and a student leadership expert who has trained more than 1 million students. Opportunity is knocking, are you ready?

 

Health Opportunities through Physical Education (HOPE)

Your path to lifelong fitness starts here. You’ll set a variety of goals that will guide you toward leading a healthy lifestyle. During your journey, you’ll perform daily physical activity, design a personal fitness plan that suits your interests, and keep track of your fitness progress. You’ll monitor your exercise and nutrition using a personalized wellness plan. This course requires the purchase of a MOVband device that will calculate your total movements each day, helping you stay on track.

 

M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra

Students who love interactive learning will enjoy this course. You experience intrigue and fun when you log in to M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra. This hands-on course is full of slideshows, applications, videos, and real-world scenarios. The satisfaction you gain from truly understanding higher level concepts such as functions and systems of equations encourages an excitement for learning you may have never experienced before.

 

Choose from other exciting courses like:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Criminal Justice Operations 1
  • Driver Education/Traffic Safety
  • Economics with Financial Literacy
  • Introduction to IT
  • Leadership Skills Development
  • Life Management Skills
  • Math for College Readiness
  • Outdoor Education
  • Peer Counseling 1
  • Personal Fitness
  • Social Media 1
  • United States Government
  • M/J Business Keyboarding
  • M/J Career Research and Decision Making
  • M/J Civics
  • M/J Creative Photography

 

Click Here to browse courses and register today!
 

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November 24, 2014

The Pulse Newsletter: November Edition

From Friday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
The Pulse. A newsletter for FLVS Parents and Students
The Pulse Newsletter: November Edition
Dear Michael,

 

Want to make a 26-second PSA for the Florida Department of Education Celebrate Literacy Contest? Ready to try an Hour of Code?

Then be sure to read this issue of The Pulse, our newsletter for FLVS parents and students!

Click here to view the November newsletter.

In this edition:

 

 

Happy Thanksgiving from FLVS!

 

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Florida Virtual School | 2145 MetroCenter Blvd, Ste 200 | Orlando | FL | 32835

November 7, 2014

Opportunity is Knocking…Are You Ready?

From yesterday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
Opportunity is Knocking…Are You Ready?
Dear Michael,

Students can now set themselves up for success with a suite of powerful courses offered by FLVS and Mawi Learning!

 

Harvard graduate and student leadership expert, Mawi Asgedom, has trained more than 1 million students worldwide and inspires students throughout each course.

2013 CODiE Award Winner!

 

Utilizing proven leadership techniques, students learn how to succeed in high school, college, and beyond by taking their future into their own hands. In this two-semester course, students learn how build social awareness and solution powers, master time management, goal-setting, and much more.

 

 

 

Turbo-Charging the American Dream!

 

This half-credit course helps students gain the skills they need to succeed in all areas of their life. Learn how to take action, set goals, manage time, and help peers. This course is recommended for ELL (English Language Learner) students but is open to all students. It inspires students to thrive and graduate.

 

 

 

Preparing for College and Career!

 

In this half-credit course, students draw their roadmap for life beyond high school. The course details how to prepare for, get accepted to, and pay for college. Students explore different career and education pathways, how to create smart resumes, and learn how to plan for a successful future.

 

Students, your success awaits and it’s sweet!

 

Sign-up at FLVS.net/courses.

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Florida Virtual School | 2145 MetroCenter Blvd, Ste 200 | Orlando | FL | 32835

October 31, 2014

The Pulse Newsletter: October Edition

From Tuesday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
The Pulse. A newsletter for FLVS Parents and Students
The Pulse Newsletter: October Edition
Dear Michael, 

Can you name at least 5 events FLVS has going on this week? Want to hear from a professional author and ask questions?

 

Then check out this issue of The Pulse, a newsletter just for you, our FLVS parents and students!

 

Here are a few highlights:
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7pm
Stomp out Bullying Webinar

October is bullying prevention and awareness month.  Please join the FLVS School Counseling and HOPE teams as we say no to bullying and cyber-bullying. Come and learn more about bullying, how to prevent it, and what to do if it happens to you or someone you know.  Login at: www.tinyurl.com/FLVSCounselors.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7pm
Teen Dating Violence: Information & Prevention

Teen relationships can be hard! How do you know you are in a healthy relationship? What are some of the warning signs that your relationship may be an unhealthy one? Join the FLVS School Counselors and the HOPE Team as we observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month and discuss what dating violence is, warning signs, and ways to have healthy and positive teen relationships.  Login at: www.tinyurl.com/FLVSCounselors.
*This session may discuss sensitive topics that are not suitable for every student.

 

Thursday, Oct. 30, 11am

Special Guest Author: Elizabeth Atkinson
Join the Student Activities team and tune in to our special guest speaker Elizabeth Atkinson, author of I, Emma Freke. Ms. Atkinson will discuss her book and answer any questions you may have. CLICK HERE to login to the FLVS Events Room.

November Sneak Peak! Thursday, Nov. 6, 6pm
Financial Aid Webinar

FLVS presents special guest, Lori Auxier-Hash, Outreach Director with Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance as she shares about changes in the Bright Futures scholarships, Pell grants, FAFSA and other sources of funding for college.  Login at: http://tinyurl.com/FLVS-FT-School-Counselors.
We hope to see you at an upcoming event soon!

 

The FLVS Team

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Florida Virtual School | 2145 MetroCenter Blvd, Ste 200 | Orlando | FL | 32835

October 24, 2014

Report Noswad Sightings!

From Wednesday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School

Help Hunt Down a Bully!

Dear Michael,
October is Anti-bullying Awareness Month and we need you to help rescue FLVS student Zach Marks!
Zach, creator of GromSocial.com, has been taken by the alien bully Noswad in our new mobile game Solar Skate.
Help us track Noswad down by printing and taking a pic of him in the weirdest places you can find!
There are three simple steps to follow:
1. PRINT a cutout of Noswad here.
2. TAKE A PIC of Noswad in a creative place.
3. POST your photo on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #Noswad and include SolarSkate.com in your post.
The most creative and craziest entries might even be featured by FLVS or Grom Social and have a chance at winning cool prizes!

Created in partnership with Grom Social, Solar Skate is an exclusive Florida Virtual School game made “By Kids For Kids.”

Download from the iTunes app store today!

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