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May 18, 2016

There’s Still Time To Sign Up!

Another item from Monday’s inbox…

 

 

 

 

Dear Michael,

 

Are your students planning to take a course (or three) this summer? Sign up now!

Summer is a great time to get ahead, make up a credit, and even satisfy the online graduation requirement*. There’s still time to sign up, but don’t delay. Start by browsing our featured summer courses now!

ALGEBRA 1

Learn the importance of algebra in your everyday life utilizing real-world applications, like sports, travel, business, and health

DRIVER EDUCATION/ TRAFFIC SAFETY

Develop safe driving skills, earn your TSLAE waiver, and take your Learner’s License (permit) exam online!

SPANISH 1

Build your fluency and apply your understanding of basic Spanish grammar through games, writing, and speaking activities.

Click here to sign up now!
 

 

*Middle School/Junior High (M/J) level courses do not satisfy the virtual learning requirements for high school graduation.

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May 5, 2016

The Pulse Newsletter: April Edition

From Tuesday’s inbox…

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The Pulse: April Edition

Find out what’s new at FLVS! Download a copy of this month’s newsletter here.


New, Improved FLVS.net Website 


You may have recently noticed a new look to our website – including an updated logo, simplified navigation, and revised content that outlines everything FLVS has to offer.

One exciting new feature is a personalized tool on our Options page where  you can browse all of our programs and find the one that’s right for you.

We also have a powerful new ad campaign, I am FLVS. You will notice a cohesive look and feel throughout the campaign which includes television, radio, and billboard channels in certain parts of the state as well as statewide digital advertising. Watch our new video ad here.

Learn more.

FLVS Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week


We think our teachers are outstanding. If you do too, please take a moment to give a shout on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with the hashtags #thankateacher and #FLVSTAW to let them know.

Post a message on our FLVS Facebook page.

Beat the Rush


Summer is just around the corner and is a great time to take a course to get  ahead, make up a credit, and even satisfy your online graduation requirement.

 

Learn more.

FLVS Elementary Registration is Open


Explore a flexible and fun learning experience with FLVS Elementary offered through FLVS Flex. This unique option combines independent study with regular online instruction, creating a rewarding and innovative solution to family’s education needs. Learn more about it at Kindergarten Round-Up on Wednesday, May 11 at 6 p.m.


Kindergarten Round Up – Online Presentation Room

SAT/ACT/PERT Webinar 


Come learn more about college placement tests, what to expect, as well as test taking tips, study options, and strategies on May 10 at 7 p.m.

Webinar Presentation Room

Did Thou Miss It?


If you missed the 8th Annual FLVS Shakespeare Festival, fear not. Sessions were recorded and are available.

Learn more.

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Counselor Corner
Question:

I was issued a final grade but noticed my grade level is wrong…what can I do?


Answer:

If your grade level is incorrect, please go to www.flvs.net and from “Quicklinks” select “Transcript Request.” Ask your parent to make a request for an official transcript.

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April 26, 2016

Registration Is Open!

Also from yesterday’s inbox…

Dear Michael Barbour,

 

Registration for 2016-17 is now open!
Do you have a student, sibling, friend, or family member in Kindergarten through 5th grade?
Explore a flexible and fun learning experience with FLVS Elementary. This unique option combines independent study with regular online instruction, creating a rewarding and innovative solution to your family’s education needs.
Join us for Kindergarten Round-Up or an upcoming Elementary Information Session.
Kindergarten Round-Up
Wednesday, April 27 at 2pm
Online Presentation Room (link)
Kindergarten Round-Up
Wednesday, May 11 at 6pm
Online Presentation Room (link)
Weekly elementary information sessions for students in Kindergarten – 5th grade will be held startingJune 9, 2016. View our calendar of events for details.

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April 15, 2016

Exciting News: Announcing Our New Website & More

From yesterday’s inbox…

 

 

 

 

Dear Michael,

 

Have you seen the new and improved FLVS.net?

This week, you may have noticed a new look to the Florida Virtual School website – including an updated logo, simplified navigation, and revised content that outlines everything FLVS has to offer. One exciting new feature is a personalized tool on our Options page where you can browse all of our programs and find the one that’s right for you. Whether you, your student, or a friend wants to enroll with FLVS, this tool will help you explore everything that FLVS has to offer.

Along with these changes, you’ll also notice a new name for our flexible course offerings: FLVS Flex. In the past, we referred to our option for students to take one or more FLVS courses on a flexible basis as “FLVS Part Time.” The new name reflects the fact that each and every one of our students follows their own unique path to personalized learning – whether they’re an elementary student taking flexible elementary subjects or an older student enrolled in one or more of our 150+ courses for middle and high school. Learn more about FLVS Flex here.

Speaking of our middle and high school courses…

 

Summer is just around the corner. Time to register for courses!

Summer is a great time to get ahead, make up a credit, and even satisfy the online graduation requirement*. Beat the rush! Check out a few of our featured courses below and sign up now for summer.

ALGEBRA 1

Learn the importance of algebra in your everyday life utilizing real-world applications, like sports, travel, business, and health

DRIVER EDUCATION/ TRAFFIC SAFETY

Develop safe driving skills, earn your TSLAE waiver, and take your Learner’s License (permit) exam online!

SPANISH 1

Build your fluency and apply your understanding of basic Spanish grammar through games, writing, and speaking activities.

Learn more about our summer options and sign up today!

 

 

 

There’s something for everyone at FLVS.

 

We hope you are just as excited as we are about all of the improvements and exciting course offerings at FLVS. be sure to drop us a line on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to let us know what you think og the new changes!

 

Thank you for being a part of the FLVS community.

 

 

 

*Middle School/Junior High (M/J) level courses do not satisfy the virtual learning requirements for high school graduation.

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March 28, 2016

The Pulse Newsletter: March Edition

From Friday’s inbox…

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The Pulse: March Edition

Find out what’s new at FLVS! Download a copy of this month’s newsletter here.

Students Can Get Microsoft Office 365 for Free


Courtesy of Microsoft, FLVS is offering our students a complete version of Office 365-at no cost!

FLVS students can log in to Educator and sign up for a free Office 365 subscription (if under 13, your parent must register you). With Office 365, you will have access to the latest version of Word for writing, Excel for spreadsheets, PowerPoint for presentations, OneNote for organization and note taking, and much more! You can install Office 365 on up to five compatible PCs and Macs, plus five tablets (including iPad) and your Office subscription lasts for as long as you are a student with FLVS. To get started, you will need to log in to Educator to sign-up.

FLVS, Microsoft, and YOU-very powerful tools in education!

Click here to learn more.  

Celebrate National History Day with FLVS



Come join the FLVS History Club on 
Tuesday, March 29 at 6 p.m. for an hour of interesting history facts, stories, and trivia.National History Day is a nationally recognized day for the celebration of history. Every March, students all across America come together to celebrate all aspects of history.

The mission of National History Day is to provide students with opportunities to learn historical content and develop research, thinking, and communication skills through the study of history. If you have any questions, please contact History Club Sponsor Ms. McIntyre at rmcintyre@flvs.net.

Click here to join session.

FLVS Receives OBJ Technology IQ Award


We are excited to announce that Florida Virtual School has received the Orlando Business Journal 2016 Technology IQ Award.

The Orlando Business Journal recognized Central Florida individuals and companies that embrace technology in innovative ways which positively affect both the top and bottom lines. Eighteen honorees were recognized in March at the 2016 Technology IQ Awards luncheon.

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Saveth the Date
 

Make plans now to join us as we celebrate playwright and poet William Shakespeare. The 8th annual FLVS Shakespeare Festival will be held on Thursday, April 21, with sessions from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Stay tuned for more details.

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