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August 30, 2014

Share Your FLVS Story to Win a Tablet

From Thursday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
Go Ahead: Succeed Photo Contest
Dear Michael,

 

We know our students are fascinating people who use the flexibility provided by FLVS to do great things. And we want to hear all about it! Using Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, we are asking students to show how FLVS has helped them succeed in this fall’s photo contest. You can even win a tablet!

 

HOW TO ENTER
Students take a photo of themselves with the word “FLVS” or “@FLVS” visible in the picture and upload it to our Facebook contest tab. Each entry must include the hashtag #GoAheadFLVS in the photo caption and tell us how the student has succeeded with FLVS.

 

Students can also post photos to Instagram (@floridavirtualschool) or Twitter with the #GoAheadFLVS hashtag.

 

Help us pick one winner by visiting our Facebook contest tab!

THE DETAILS
Three lucky winners will be chosen to win a tablet. One (1) winner will be chosen at random, one (1) winner will be chosen by our judges and one (1) winner will be chosen by your vote. Photos will go through an approval process before appearing on the tab. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Instagram and Twitter entries using #GoAheadFLVS must be submitted from public accounts. You are providing your information to Florida Virtual School and not to Facebook. Contest ends September 21, 2014.

 

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

August 28, 2014

The Pulse Newsletter: August Edition

From Monday’s inbox…

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

 

The August edition of The Pulse newsletter is now available! Get ready for the school year and see what’s new in this month’s edition of our student and parent newsletter: http://bit.ly/1kY5etK.

 

Sincerely,

 

The FLVS Team

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

August 23, 2014

New Math App Offers Out-Of-This-World Action!

From Wednesday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
Now Available in the iTunes Store!
Dear Michael,

 

We have some exciting news for you – Florida Virtual School has teamed up with the creators of Grom Social to develop an exciting new math app called Solar Skate!

 

This mobile game allows students to have skateboarding fun with some out-of-this-world characters while learning some basic math concepts! In the game, players skateboard on a quest to rescue Zach, who has been taken by an alien bully who wrecked the skate course. Gamers solve geometry puzzles to fix their broken skate track. This fast-paced game includes pulling off awesome tricks and collecting coins and power-ups.
Solar Skate integrates math into the storyline and covers 4th through 8th grade Math Standards – all while having fun!

 

Click to view the Solar Skate game trailer.

 

To learn more about the game, visit www.flvs.net/SolarSkate today!

 

This unique educational tool is available on iTunes for Apple iOS devices for $1.99.

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

July 31, 2014

Set Your Fall Schedule!

From Monday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
Dear Michael,

It’s time again to set your fall schedule with innovative FLVS courses! Exciting new options have just been added, here’s a sneak peek of three!

Criminal Justice Operations 1

Explore the fields of law enforcement, the court system, and the correctional system. You will acquire technical skill proficiency, industry knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, general employability skills, and occupation-specific skills needed in all aspects of law, public safety, and security careers.

Theatre, Cinema, and Film Production

Explore the elements of theater and cinematic techniques used by those who create performance productions. As you progress through the course you will view the historical development of different genres and the reasons why they were used. You will also be exposed to a detailed view of film and theater backstage operations and asked to speculate on why a director chooses certain perspectives.

M/J Careers in Fashion and Interior Design

Work with textiles and elements of design to complete projects related to fashion and interior design. You will develop leadership, communication, and employability skills as you explore design careers. During the course, you will learn resource management, basic sewing skills, clothing choices, and technology in the design industry.

Choose from other cool courses like:

  • Driver Education/Traffic Safety
  • English 4: Florida College Prep
  • HOPE
  • Peer Counseling 1
  • Personal Fitness
  • Psychology 1
  • Outdoor Education
  • Social Media 1
  • M/J Business Keyboarding
  • M/J Career Research and Decision Making
  • M/J Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Learning Strategies
  • M/J Guitar 1

Click Here to browse courses and register today!

 


 

Sincerely,

 

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

July 28, 2014

The Pulse Newsletter: Summer Edition

From this past Wednesday’s inbox…

Florida Virtual School
The Pulse. A newsletter for FLVS Parents and Students
The Pulse Newsletter: June and July
Dear Michael,
Your summer edition of The Pulse newsletter has arrived! Stay connected, meet several amazing students, and view the latest copy of Virge – our student magazine! You’ll also find helpful reminders to help make your FLVS experience even better:

Check out the June and July edition here!

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