Student Focus: Health & Homebound Edition

All of our Florida Virtual School students are each amazing and have unique stories to tell. We’ve showcased athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs—but FLVS offers flexible schedules and personalization to others as well, including those who may not be able to attend a physical school due to health complications.

In our latest edition of our Student Focus blog series, we are honored to feature students who are enrolled with FLVS because they have special healthcare needs.

Eighth grade student Elijah “Eli” Perbtani started with FLVS while undergoing treatment for leukemia. The 14-year-old says, “FLVS allows me to work from the hospital during long infusion days or at home when I’m feeling well enough.”

Eli’s favorite subject is science, and he’s passionate about video games, football, and basketball. In fact, Eli recently became the “newest member” of the University of Florida Gators Men’s Basketball team. The whole UF team visited him at his house as a special surprise.

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