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Outstanding FLVS Educators Accept Governor’s Shine Award

Dec 15, 2016

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Instructional Leader Jason Odom of Gainesville, and Assistant Principal Wilbern Simpson of Lakeland, were among eight educators recognized by Governor Rick Scott who received the Governor’s Shine Award.  This award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. Both Odom and Simpson certainly fall under that category. 

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FLVS Foundation Presented Check from SunTrust Bank

Dec 15, 2016

The Foundation for Florida Virtual School (FLVS Foundation) recently accepted a generous $5,000 donation from SunTrust Bank, one of the nation’s largest banking organizations. 

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Florida Virtual School Elementary Wins Community Choice Award

Nov 22, 2016

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide public school district in the state of Florida and international provider of award-winning education products and services, has been awarded the Innovate to Educate Community Choice Award. Innovate to Educate Awards recognize innovation and commitment to making the digital classroom and personalized learning a reality. 

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Ocala Twins Receive President's Volunteer Award

Nov 10, 2016

Jonathan and Christopher Collins, of Ocala, were recently honored for their exemplary volunteer service with the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The twins, currently enrolled in 10th grade at Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS Full Time), have participated in more than 100 hours of service during the past 12 months.

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Florida Virtual School Winner of Quality Matters Award

Nov 03, 2016

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide public school district in the state of Florida and international provider of award-winning education products and services, has been honored with the Quality Matters (QM) 2016 QM Making a Difference for Students Award in the Outstanding Impact by a K-12 Organization category. Quality Matters, is an international, non-profit leader in quality assurance for online education.  

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