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Florida Virtual School Parents Share Their Online School Tips with Parents New to Remote Learning

Nov 06, 2020

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more students than ever before are learning virtually, so many parents have taken a more involved role with their students education. In recognition of National Parents as Teachers Day (Nov. 8, 2020), Florida Virtual School (FLVS) celebrates these parents and their partnership with FLVS teachers by sharing their tips to help families adjusting to online education make their education journey a success.

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Florida Virtual School Announces New High School Programs and Courses for 2020-21 School Year

Jul 27, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), the online statewide public school district, announced two new programs of study and five new engaging and robust courses will be available in the 2020-21 school year for students in grades 9-12. 

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Florida Virtual School Extends Enrollment Deadline for Fall 2020-21

Jun 30, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), the online statewide public school district, announced enrollment for FLVS Full Time K-12 schools will remain open until July 31, 2020. The deadline extension comes as COVID-19 cases increase and parents review Fall schooling options for their children. 

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Florida Virtual School Student from Naples Graduates in Top 5 of Class

Jun 15, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide online public school district, is proud to recognize local Naples resident, Erick Baltodano, for finishing in the top five of the FLVS Full Time Class of 2020. There are a projected 800 students in this year’s FLVS Full Time graduating class. “FLVS has prepared me in my educational journey with flexible hours that allowed me to educate myself not only academically but in other areas of life,” said Baltodano. 

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Florida Virtual School Student from Ocala Graduates in Top 5 of Class

Jun 15, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide online public school district, is proud to recognize local Ocala resident, Marina Fernandes, for finishing in the top five of the FLVS Full Time Class of 2020. There are a projected 800 students in this year’s FLVS Full Time graduating class. “FLVS has helped me have stability throughout my school career despite moving across the state, to areas without strong schools that did not provide access to rigorous courses, my education has stayed consistent and engaging,” said Fernandes. 

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