Student Clubs FAQs
All of the meetings are online through Zoom, the same system you use for your live lessons and collaborations. The club sponsor will provide the password to attend the meetings. We can use the microphone, chat box, interactive whiteboard, and video to participate.
Yes, you must be actively taking at least ONE Florida Virtual School course to join a club.
Our sponsors are teachers first and club sponsors second. You may have hit them during a busy time, so if you haven’t received any emails to the address you provided in your application, please reach out to the sponsor directly.
Various times! You’ll need to check with the club sponsor for the meeting date and time of the club you wish to join. Club meetings are very important for you to be involved in a club. If you are unable to attend meetings, let your club sponsor know!
We like to keep our records updated. Also, sometimes you find you’re not interested in the same clubs from year to year. This is the easiest way for us to keep up with all of your choices to provide you the best experience possible!
Please fill out the “Student Image and Name Opt-Out Form” in the Student and Parent Handbook. To find the most current version of the Handbook, look at the Quick Links on your Student Dashboard.
All of our clubs must have an academic basis. We cannot have any clubs that are dedicated to or support religious or political activities due to our school accreditation.
All of our clubs have websites that can help you stay on top of all that is going on with your club! Make sure you get that URL in your first meeting to stay involved!
Yes. Once you meet the requirements for the honor society you are a part of, you will be given or allowed to purchase graduation regalia.
We currently offer 14 clubs for the Elementary Program that provide unique social and academic opportunities depending on the specific club you choose to join. We look forward to you joining!
Most of our clubs are available to you! Honor societies are for high school students only though. Make sure you check the club information page for grade level postings.
Run for office! Elections are held for many of our clubs in the fall. Check your club to find out how to run. You must have been in the club for at least a year.
Absolutely. Our students are VERY competitive and do an amazing job at competitions! We place in quite a few district, state, and national competitions.
You don't have to participate in competitions to be in a club, but we'd love to have you there!
They're so much fun! Kids are chatting with each other and sharing information. Sponsors monitor activities and help support students as they work to achieve club goals. Ideas are shared, plans are made, fun is had–it’s a great time! For the link to your club meeting room, look for your welcome letter! It should have all the information you need to access the meetings.
We want you to join only three clubs to begin with because they take up so much time. If after you get settled, you want to join more, we welcome you to fill out the application again to add more clubs.
Most of our clubs just require a computer with speakers; however, some require a microphone so you can speak. Those clubs are marked on the application and on the club information site.
Yes! You need to get the form from your local high school and send it to your counselor/administrator.
We welcome students to create and present their own sessions! However, we encourage the student to discuss this option with the club sponsor. We will have a variety of events that will give students the opportunity to do so.
The majority of the events are done online and are therefore free! Just come and have fun with us! However, specific clubs do attend competitions and those will have various costs. Students will need to discuss this with the club sponsor.
This is a great way to check out Florida Virtual School and all that we have to offer each year! We will have students, counselors, teachers, and sponsors there to answer questions that you have about Florida Virtual School. Invite your friends!
You can earn service hours by completing various community service projects. Several clubs will offer opportunities such helping teachers, participating in school-wide events, and participating in panels.
News in a Click is an online newspaper, so new articles are added all the time! Keep your eye on the site! Virge, our literary magazine, is published twice a year—once in the fall and once in the spring. Our yearbook is available in the spring. Information will be posted on the website when it is available.
Each publication has different requirements for submission. Joining the staff of the yearbook and newspaper will get you involved in writing for these publications. If you’re interested in submitting to Virge Literary Magazine, please check the Virge page for more information.
Of course! Help out by joining the clubs for each of the publications if you're interested!