Compass Keepers Club: Donna Chapa

Each month, Superintendent Aaron Spence highlights one Compass Keeper for a special video edition of the Compass Keepers Club. The end product is then presented to the School Board during the Superintendent’s Report given at the second School Board Meeting of the month. 

Donna Chapa has been teaching Science at … Read more

Education Foundation recognizes grant recipients at TGIF Celebration

Kurt Williams, WTKR-TV news anchor, welcomed audience members to the Virginia Beach Education Foundation’s TGIF Celebration and then asked a question.

“You do know today is Monday, right?”

WTKR-TV news anchor Kurt Williams served as TGIF Celebration emcee.

WTKR-TV news anchor Kurt Williams served as TGIF Celebration emcee.

Indeed, they did.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) employees and community … Read more

Reading and running at Luxford

Luxford Elementary School hosted its first of a monthly family engagement activity, “Family Reading-Running Day.” The premise is simple: Once a month parents are invited to come to school to read with their child. Then, parents are asked to stay and run with their child during his/her P.E. block. Taking … Read more

Paving the way at Salem High

In celebration of Salem High School’s 25th anniversary, members of the Salem community were encouraged to capture their support forever in time with an etched brick. These personalized bricks were then used to create a pathway from the ticket gate at the football stadium to the home bleachers. The pathway was designed … Read more

Virginia Beach: A butterfly’s sanctuary

Several schools have become home to butterflies and caterpillars, learning about the metamorphosis that takes place within the insects.

Nine classes at Red Mill Elementary School have been fortunate to take care of several interesting caterpillars, including Monarch, Black Swallowtail, Giant Leopard, Apple Sphinx, Variegated Fritillary and Spicebush caterpillars.

Students from Red Mill Elementary release their butterflies.


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