The Virginia Beach Department of Health is administering free Tdap shots for all rising sixth-grade students in the city. All rising sixth-graders (as well as new enrolling seventh – 11th-graders) are required to have a booster dose of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccine. If a tetanus containing vaccine has … Read more
The Virginia Beach Education Foundation raised more than $30,000 in its annual golf tournament, held late last month at Heron Ridge Golf Course. Thank you to all the golfers and volunteers who helped make this year’s outing such a success.
For a look at all of the photos from … Read more
Cindy Aitken, a former Bayside Middle teacher, returned to her old classroom at the end of the year as Miss Elizabeth of England. In the role of an early English settler, she led Ellen Ruben’s sixth-grade social studies students in songs and told them about life in the original 13 … Read more
Earlier this year, Kempsville High School’s leadership class hosted “Screen on the Green.” Students, faculty and families came out to the school’s football field to watch a movie and help raise money and donate canned goods to the Judeo Christian Outreach Center (JCOC) in Virginia Beach. All totaled, 270 cans and … Read more
Jesse Abulencia, Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 2014 Cisco Networking Academy graduate, placed third at the SkillsUSA National Competition in Kansas City, MO and was awarded the bronze medal for the Internetworking Competition.
Over two and a half days, Abulencia earned points in network troubleshooting, router and switching end-to-end implementation, online … Read more
There is a special partnership between Seatack Elementary and Westminster-Canterbury on the Bay.
Throughout the year, residents at the retirement community visited Seatack to teach the fifth-graders how to play bocce and croquet. Last month, as a special field day during the last week of school, all the fifth-graders returned … Read more
Last month, five students from Virginia Beach City Public Schools were inducted into the AAA Safety Patrol Hall of Fame for the 2013-2014 school year. They were five out of 10 total honorees for the Tidewater region of AAA. According to the AAA website, students are inducted into the Safety … Read more
This post was submitted by Katie Cerqua, Youth & Family Services Manager for the Virginia Beach Public Library.
Summer is here – complete with hot, humid weather and of course, a long break from school. And with it comes “summer slide.” What may sound like an exciting new attraction at the … Read more
Just two weeks ago, graduating seniors in the Legal Studies Academy (LSA) at First Colonial High School joined their comrades to cross the stage and fulfill the culminating event of their high school careers.
For a few graduates, it was yet another extraordinary day in a handful of once-in-a-lifetime experiences … Read more
Kolby Snow, a fourth-grader at Creeds Elementary, wrote to several businesses in hopes they would sponsor one of her animals for 4-H Livestock Auction. Harris Teeter on Nimmo Parkway responded with a special treat. Harry, the Harris Teeter Happy Dragon, showed up at school with cupcakes for the entire fourth-grade … Read more