First-grader Jada will have a jump start on the new school year after getting her first-ever haircut.
“I’ve been growing it for six years,” she told the Rudy and Kelly hairstylist set up in a Larkspur Middle School classroom.
A rising kindergartner in the school’s cafeteria was ecstatic to find … Read more
On the first day of school, if asked to describe how they spent the summer, 10 Ocean Lakes High School (OLHS) students can recount an adventure as big as the great outdoors. In July, they participated in the No Barriers Youth Climate Change Academy in Alaska.
A collaborative program with … Read more
Open houses, transition programs and meet-the-teacher nights.
School calendars are filling up with events that invite students and families to the building to prepare for the new school year.
Virginia Beach Middle School (VBMS) administrators and staff recently took their back-to-school efforts into the community to visit current VBMS students … Read more
On the morning of Sept. 8, VBCPS will welcome nearly 70,000 students back to classrooms. Families across Virginia Beach are spending the final three weeks getting ready for the start of school. They will be purchasing school supplies, new clothes, backpacks and lunch boxes.
And soon enough, teachers will return … Read more
With funds and in-kind donations from the community, the Virginia Beach Education Foundation (VBEF) supports innovative and creative learning programs that benefit the school division’s students and staff. Watch this year-in-review video to see highlights of the VBEF’s 2014-15 grant projects, special events and community support.
Bayside Health Sciences Academy took this year’s Virginia Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference by storm. This year, the HOSA Team competed in 28 events and placed in the top five in 24 of those events. Team Bayside finished the conference with 13 State Champions, 19 second place … Read more
“Hard to believe! The start of the 2015-2016 school year is almost here,” writes Parent Connection guest columnist Susan Tolley.
“After a summer that probably alternated between stretches of go-go-go and periods of pure, delightful sluggishness,” adds Tolley, “it is time to get children ready for back to school.”
Tolley, … Read more
Students in Windsor Woods Elementary’s Summer Slide literacy program had a special treat when Daniel Ford and mermaid Amanda came to their school. The duo read “The Marlin & The Mermaid” and “Help Save the Chesapeake Bay” to the students.These books were written to help educate young readers on the … Read more
The school division is making it easier for families to apply for free or reduced priced school meals. Parents may complete and submit an application online at https://mealapplications.vbcps.com/Register.aspx. The secure and confidential electronic submission is sent to the division’s Office of Food Services, and permits students to obtain eligibility benefits … Read more